EPA, DOT Cast Ahead To 2025 Fuel Standards

Law360, New York (October 13, 2010, 5:15 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Transportation have taken the first step toward formulating fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions standards for the next generation of cars.

On Wednesday the agencies published a joint notice in the Federal Register announcing plans to set stringent fuel economy and emissions standards for light-duty vehicles from 2017 onward, noting the prospect of cars getting as much as 62 mpg by 2025.

While the notice is the first stage of the process and solicits comments from...
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