Automakers say U.S. fuel economy standards unrealistic, cite costs and consumers

October 6, 2017 by  
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Automaker trade groups told U.S. regulators they should revise fuel efficiency mandates approved in the final weeks of the Obama administration because the costs would be onerous and the standards do not reflect how cheap gas prices are affecting consumer demand, but they stopped short of asking for a specific reduction in the requirements for 2025.

Source: Reuters Business News

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