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Who Sets Mileage Standards?

Posted November 02, 2011 7:16 AM

In this opinion piece, Jeremy Anwyl, CEO of Edmonds.com, weighs in on the subject of Corporate Average Fuel Economies. He contends the CAFE standards setting process is a "mess" and has backed that contention up at a recent congressional hearing.

Is he right? How could the process be improved?

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11/03/2011 8:40 PM

Jeremy, on Page 3 of the document, under the Heading "Category Market Share", Pie -Chart Category "Large Trucks" should be changed to the EPA-CAFE Definition of "Light Trucks" or "Light-Duty Trucks".

A 3/4 or 1 Ton Pick-Up Truck would be Catergorized as a "Light Truck" by the EPA. Paul

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