TITLE

Comparing for economy: 1990 EPA mileage estimates

PUB. DATE
November 1989
SOURCE
Consumers' Research Magazine;Nov89, Vol. 72 Issue 11, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the 1990 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) mileage rankings for 1990. Fuel efficiency; How the estimates are derived.
ACCESSION #
8911201376

 

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