Gallery: Obama Administration Finalizes 54.5 MPG Fuel Efficiency Standa...


Today the Obama Administration finalized new standards that will increase fuel economy for cars and light-duty trucks to the equivalent of 54.5 mpg. The newest standards will be implemented by 2025, and when combined with previous standards set by the administration, will nearly double the fuel efficiency of future vehicles as compared to new vehicles currently on our roads. The administration estimates that the new standards will save consumers more than $1.7 trillion at the gas pump and reduce U.S. oil consumption by 12 billion barrels.

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1 Comment

  1. Dr. S. S. Solanki August 31, 2012 at 11:40 pm

    Its a very good news to all of us. But we have to also think about the existing vehicles running on road today, how we can improve there efficiency.

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