Obama Administration Proposes Historic Fuel Economy Standards to Reduce Dependence on Oil

The Horinko Group has posted its latest headline featuring a joint announcement from two federal agencies. Building on President Obama’s historic national program, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today formally unveiled their joint proposal to set stronger fuel economy and greenhouse gas pollution standards for model year 2017-2025 passenger cars and light trucks. Cars, SUVs, minivans, and pickup trucks are currently responsible for nearly 60 percent of U.S. transportation-related petroleum use and greenhouse gas emissions.

Read the full announcement on the EPA’s website.