25 Jan '12, 3am

Obama touted the turnaround of the auto industry - brought to you by better #mpg standards! Less #oil dependence #SOTU

In his State of the Union speech, President Obama touted the remarkable turnaround of the auto industry. Critical to this turnaround was the original clean car agreement the administration brokered in 2009. That agreement helped lay the foundations for the industry’s recover by putting fuel-efficiency product plans into high gear. Last year’s agreement to double standards to the equivalent of 54.5 mpg will ensure this rebirth of the U.S. auto industry as innovation leaders continues. In its entirety for model years 2012 to 2025, the National Program is the most important step taken in a generation to cut our oil dependency and carbon pollution. And perhaps equally as important to moving our country forward, the clean car agreements exemplify how leadership, partnership, and compromise can help solve the enormous environmental, economic and energy challenges facing our coun...

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