TITLE

Detroit and Washington target a super car

PUB. DATE
October 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;10/11/93, Vol. 115 Issue 14, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that General Motors, Ford and Chrysler, along with the Clinton administration, are teaming up to develop a prototype of a super-fuel-efficient automobile by the year 2003. The government has agreed to provide several hundred million dollars in research and a yet-to-be-determined number of scientists to help Detroit invent a car that achieves gas mileage of 82.5 miles per gallon.
ACCESSION #
9310057516

 

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