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Automakers will need to reach 54.5 mpg by 2025

  Friday morning, President Obama came together with automakers and industry representatives to announce the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for model years 2017 through 2025. In a private ceremony, the President delivered his remarks on the move that will require 20 miles per gallon more than the current vehicle requirements. While there, Obama [...]

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Obama, automakers reach deal on CAFE

Updated 7/28/2011 at 2:00pm Wednesday evening, Reuters reported that the Obama Administration and automakers reached a deal on the new CAFE standards. The rumors began circulating a few weeks back that OEMs could be forced to reach 56.2 miles per gallon fleet-wide between the 2017 and 2025 model years – more than 20 miles per [...]

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Fuel efficiency is patriotic, or so Washington believes

Like fireworks exploding in the night sky, the news spread on Independence Day that the federal government may soon require auto manufacturers to meet 56.2 miles per gallon fleet-wide by 2025. While it may have taken (admittedly) too long for most car makers to hop onto the fuel-efficiency-is-cool bandwagon (it took 18 years to legislate higher [...]

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