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Trump is sending Obama’s auto fuel economy standards back to the drawing board. During a Wednesday visit to Michigan, President Trump will announce that efficiency standards established by the Obama administration will undergo further review, according to a senior White House official. The Obama standards for vehicles manufactured between 2022 and 2025 were originally adopted in 2012 with a promise to automakers that a review before April 2018 would assess whether they could realistically meet the goal. Days ahead of Trump’s inauguration , Obama EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy announced the review was complete . The standards — requiring new cars and light trucks to get an average of 36 miles per gallon, up from 26 today — would remain unchanged. The auto industry was incensed, claiming there hadn’t been proper consultation or data collection. In February, automakers reach...

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