Gripes arise as NHTSA sees CAFE freeze through 2004

Stoffer, Harry
December 2001
Automotive News;12/10/2001, Vol. 76 Issue 5961, p42
Trade Publication
Reports the plans of the Congress to the corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards in the United States. Projection for an increase of standards beginning with the 2005 model year by administrator Jeffrey Runge; Economy standards for light trucks and cars for the 2002, 2003, and 2004 model years; Imposition of standards for CAFE by the Congress.


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