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    Report: Policymakers cite reduced safety as a reason not to adopt 54.5 mpg CAFE standards

    Yesterday, a House of Representatives panel kicked off a hearing to review the Obama Administration's fuel economy standards of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025. Today, U.S. regulators, including officials from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Environmental ...

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    Report: Volkswagen still trying to negotiate changes to CAFE standards

    While the majority of automakers have officially chosen to back the proposed 2025 Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards, Volkswagen blasted the requirements, alleging that rules are biased. Since the proposed 2025 CAFE standards are, well, proposed, VW still hopes to negotiate some ...

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    Report: With 2025 CAFE rules, gas engines will remain king

    Automakers (except for Volkswagen and Daimler) have shown strong support for the 2025 Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standard of 54.5 miles per gallon. So, it's time to start gearing up for an onslaught of plug-in vehicles, right? Wrong, says some industry experts. The standards announced ...

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    Video: Pew Clean Energy makes cents (!) of up to 62 mpg

    The Pew Clean Energy Program has launched a video to raise awareness of the cost-saving benefits of increasing CAFE standards to up to 62 miles per gallon by 2025. Pew says that at 62 mpg, drivers could pocket an average net savings of $6,475 over the lifetime of the vehicle. Phyllis Cuttino, ...

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    Senator Levin looking for answers on Administration's proposed 56.2 mpg

    Carl Levin, a democratic Senator from the state of Michigan, seems none too thrilled with the Obama Administration's proposed CAFE target of 56.2 miles per gallon by 2025. This ain't the first time that Levin has reacted negatively towards regulations calling for increased fuel economy, and it ...

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    General Motors' Mark Reuss says 56.2 mpg CAFE target will be "tough"

    General Motors North America President, Mark Reuss, says that automakers will have no choice (obviously) but to comply with the proposed 56.2 miles-per-gallon CAFE target for 2025, if enacted, but admits that it will be no easy task. Shortly after announcing a $2.5 million donation from GM to ...

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    Report: Obama administration proposes 2025 CAFE of 56.2 mpg

    The Obama Administration has reportedly disclosed its CAFE target for 2025, and it's not the 62 miles per gallon that's been discussed in Washington, D.C. for some time now. According to The Washington Post, the White House is shooting for passenger vehicles and light trucks in the U.S. to ...

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    Poll: 74% of U.S. voters support 60 mpg fleetwide average by 2025

    Who wants better, more efficient cars? Most of you, apparently. A nationwide telephone poll (PDF) conducted by the Mellman Group and sponsored by Environment America, the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Sierra Club and the Union of Concerned Scientists, found that 74 percent of expected ...

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    Auto industry supports Obama's newly announced long-term mpg standards

    President Obama recently announced plans to define fuel economy regulations beyond 2016. He briefly outlined a new plan that would regulate the mileage requirements of cars and light trucks through 2025 and medium- and heavy-duty trucks through 2018. The overall goal of his plan is quite simple: ...


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