Makers seek CAFE hike options

Stoffer, Harry
January 2000
Automotive News;1/17/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5857, p3
Trade Publication
Reports on the plan of in the automobile manufacturers to offer a an alternative to raising fuel economy standards before the United States Congress acts on the issue in 2000. Previous use of higher gasoline taxes as a way to get motorists to conserve; Automakers' unpreparedness for the congressional attention focused over ending a Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) freeze in 1999.


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