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(Aug. 13, 2018) -- For the federal government's proposed freeze of fuel economy standards to prevail, Trump administration officials will have to win on the legal battlefield.

Trump mpg proposal faces legal battle

WASHINGTON, D.C. — For the federal government’s proposed freeze of fuel economy standards to prevail, Trump administration officials will have to win on the legal battlefield, reported Auto News.

Already, waves of opponents — from state and local governments, to safety, consumer, energy conservation and environmental interests — are mobilizing for an all-out assault to kill the Trump administration’s proposal, which would reduce the average fuel economy target for cars and light-duty trucks from an estimated 46.8 mpg for the 2025 model year and freeze it at the 2020 level of 37 mpg.

Read the full article at Auto News.

 

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One comment

  1. Let’s hope the administration can beat the ridiculous standards. More subsidies for corn farmers will keep on coming for bio-junk in all fuels.