fuel economy http://wfpl.org en Federal Government Unveils New Stricter Fuel Standards for Cars, Small Trucks http://wfpl.org/post/federal-government-unveils-new-stricter-fuel-standards-cars-small-trucks <p>The Obama Administration has announced <a href="http://yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/d0cf6618525a9efb85257359003fb69d/13f44fb4e2c2d39d85257a68005d0154%21OpenDocument" target="_blank">new fuel economy standards</a> for cars and small trucks that will go into effect in five years.</p><p>Starting in 2017, cars and light trucks will have to be more fuel efficient than they are now. By 2025, the average car’s fuel economy will be 54.5 miles per gallon.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 19:31:13 +0000 Erica Peterson 1478 at http://wfpl.org Federal Government Unveils New Stricter Fuel Standards for Cars, Small Trucks