Higher CAFE standards loom as Detroit 3 fight for survival

The Center for Auto Safety is the nation’s premier independent, member driven, non-profit consumer advocacy organization dedicated to improving vehicle safety, quality, and fuel economy on behalf of all drivers, passengers, and pedestrians.

By Harry Stoffer

Nov. 17, 2008


…One such advocate, Dan Becker, said he has been lobbying congressional offices to require any aid recipient’s vehicles to average 40 mpg by 2015 — nearly 60 percent higher than today.

"That’s my benchmark," said Becker, formerly of the Sierra Club and now director of the advocacy group Safe Climate Campaign….

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