Topic: Dan Becker
President Obama on Friday unveiled fuel-efficiency standards of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025 – a significant step in dealing with emissions and oil consumption.
Officials say 35.5 m.p.g. rule will cut foreign oil demand, lower greenhouse gas emissions, and save drivers money.
For many of the 41 million Americans who rely on light trucks, new efficiency isn't worth the higher upfront cost.