Automotive News | Fuel-economy retreat would be a lost economic opportunity | August 20, 2018
Fuel-economy retreat would be a lost economic opportunity
By John Boesel | August 20, 2018
The Trump administration’s recommendation that America slam the brakes on improving pollution and fuel economy standards for cars and trucks will put our nation’s automotive industry at risk.
Especially in an age when the rest of the world is speeding toward cleaner cars and the automobile market is increasingly global, weakening fuel economy standards would make the U.S. automotive industry less competitive and cost a lot of Americans their jobs.