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Old 09-25-2019, 12:53 AM   #343 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by JSH View Post
Such a niche company would likely choose to just pay the $56 per mpg fine

There is no carve out for medium and heavy duty truck. They arenít part of CAFE as they have their own emission and fuel economy standards. Phase 1 covered 2011 to 2020 and Phase II is 2021- 2027. Phase 2 requires a 25% reduction in fuel consumption. .
But that in itself IS a carve out. So at some point if they reduce the abilities on the better selling 1500 trucks, the owners will just all move into 2500 and 3500 trucks because they are exempt. Then they will go to F650s if they have to, or even the aforementioned Kenworth.

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