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Wallets and Gas Tanks

On Friday, the President announced a new round of fuel efficiency standards for cars and trucks representing the single largest step our country’s taken to reduce our dependence on foreign oil, cut pollution, and bring down costs for drivers.

Applying to new vehicles sold in the U.S. from 2017-2025, these standards build on aggressive standards the administration introduced for 2011-2016. As a result we’ll start seeing more electric and hybrid vehicles from manufacturers and more clean-diesel, efficient SUVs and sedans on our roads.

Take a look at the infographic below to see just how big an impact these standards will have on drivers’ wallets and on our environment. Then share it with your friends:


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And that’s not all these standards will do:

  • They'll save 12 billion barrels of oil by 2025.

  • They'll save American drivers nearly $2 trillion in fuel costs over the life of the program, all told.

  • They'll give automakers incentives to make cleaner, more innovative cars and trucks.

In short, they're a big deal. Make sure to let your friends and family know what they will mean to them.

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