Fuel Economy: One Last Stall in the Slow Lane

We’ll have to wait for the next administration to take action on fuel economy standards for cars and light trucks. The Bloomberg news service reports that the Bush Administration has decided not to raise the bar, citing the current ocean of red ink surrounding Detroit. Fleet economy standards in the U.S. have remained the same since the 1970s.

Fuel Economy: One Last Stall in the Slow Lane 8 January,2009Craig Miller


Craig Miller

Craig is KQED’s science editor, specializing in weather, climate, water & energy issues, with a little seismology thrown in just to shake things up. Prior to his current position, he launched and led the station’s award-winning multimedia project, Climate Watch. Craig is also an accomplished writer/producer of television documentaries, with a focus on natural resource issues.

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