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Old 09-24-2019, 09:17 PM   #341 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by JSH View Post
I like charts too.

Since 2010 average fleet fuel economy is up 14% while the price of gasoline has dropped 45%. Why? CAFE requirements require auto makers to continue to improve fuel economy.
Not saying it doesn't have an effect, and not saying CA can't govern themselves the way that makes the most sense to them. Just sayin' these sorts of attempts to reduce fuel consumption open the door to corruption and creative loopholes that create unintended inefficiencies.

I'm as excited about the improvement in MPG as anyone, but we've gone about it the wrong way.

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