Senate CAFE Standards Bill On The Road To Debate

Law360, New York (April 9, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A bill that would raise fuel economy standards for certain types of automobiles is on the road to becoming legislation, after the U.S. Senate agreed on Monday to consider it in a scheduled debate.

The Ten-in-Ten Fuel Economy Act, S.357, would gradually increase average fuel economy standards for passenger automobiles and light trucks beginning in model year 2010 in order to achieve a combined average fuel economy standard of at least 35 miles per gallon by 2019.

The act would also revise corporate average fuel economy...
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