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Wednesday August 29, 2012

DOT and EPA Announce New Gas Mileage Regulations

Well, ain’t this a kick in the gas? big grin The Department of Transportation and the Environmental Protection Agency announced on Tuesday a new regulation mandating passenger cars and light trucks will achieve 54.5 mpg by 2025. The fuel savings from the new gas mileage rule will save 12 million barrels of oil and make significant reduction in carbon emissions.

"The fuel efficiency standards the administration finalized today are another example of how we protect the environment and strengthen the economy at the same time," EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson said in a press release.