12 Jan '18, 6pm

ICYMI: Even the EPA Knows Clean Car Standards Are Working

Yesterday, the EPA released their annual fuel economy trends report . The data shows that new cars are guzzling 20% less gas and spewing lower climate emissions than their predecessors purchased a decade ago. Clean car standards are helping ensure that vehicles continue to become cleaner and more efficient – reducing air pollution and saving families money at the gas pump. Strong standards are essential to keeping these encouraging trends going. If kept strong, by 2025, vehicle efficiency and clean car standards will: Nearly double vehicle efficiency; Save 6 billion metric tons of dangerous climate pollution; Keep 12 billion barrels of oil in the ground; Save individual consumers $1,460 to $1,620 in fuel costs by the time the standards are fully implemented; and Save Americans $67 billion to $122 billion over the lifetime of vehicles when the standards are fully implemente...

Full article: https://www.sierraclub.org/press-releases/2018/01/icymi-e...

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