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EPA Fuel Economy Reports Prompt Mixed Industry, Environmentalist Views

January 11, 2018
EPA's latest trends and manufacturer performance reports on vehicle fuel economy and greenhouse gases show improvements have continued but slowed, prompting a delicate dance by both automakers and environmentalists citing the report as a basis for their respective positions on weakening -- or preserving -- current standards for passenger vehicles. Environmentalists are suggesting the slowdown in fuel economy improvement might be only temporary, while also criticizing the auto industry for its aggressive marketing of less-efficient trucks and a performance that...

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