Auto dealers say fuel-economy regulations may hurt sales

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By Bloomberg News Service

October 21, 2010

…Car buyers will get a faster return on the extra cost of the technology as fuel prices rise higher than $3 a gallon, said Dan Becker, director of the Safe Climate Campaign, a Washington group that advocates for policies to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases.

“The technology does cost more, but it saves more money at the pump,” Becker said….

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