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Posted Tue May 19 2009: from Reuters:
U.S. to propose most aggressive auto fuel standards
President Barack Obama will propose on Tuesday the most aggressive U.S. auto fuel efficiency standards ever, a policy that also aims to resolve a dispute with the state of California over cutting tailpipe emissions. A senior administration official, speaking to reporters late on Monday on the condition of anonymity, said average fuel standards for all new light vehicles sold in the United States would rise by 10 miles per gallon over today's performance to 35.5 mpg between 2012-16.
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'Doc Michael says:
Gosharoonie: 35.5 mpg, in three years. What a stunning emphasis. Surely that means we will survive the climate chaos. See you on the other side of the crisis.

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