New Fuel-Efficiency Standards: What They Mean to You

Forget 34.5 miles per gallon. Come the year 2025, cars and light-duty trucks will be required to get 54.5 mpg under new standards announced by the Obama administration today. What does it mean for you besides fewer trips to the gas station? Advocates say two things: savings and jobs. According to the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), a nonprofit organization, consumers can expect to save $8,000 over the life of a 2025 car versus one on the road today. Those savings, according to the...Full Story
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