The rules mimic the “light duty” fuel economy standards for cars and sport-utility vehicles that have been in place since 1975. But they are more complex, tailored to cover everything from garbage trucks, which must get a 10 percent improvement, to pickups and vans that are too big to be covered by the existing rules, and which must now make a 15 percent improvement.
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Obama working night and day to utterly wreck the US economy: now instituting tougher fuel rules on trucks!
New tough fuel economy rules for heavy vehicles, announced Tuesday by President Obama.