30 Aug '12, 6pm

What Obama's New Green Car Rules Do for Electric Cars

What Obama's New Green Car Rules Do for Electric Cars

Bob Lutz got a gleam in his eye for the Volt long before Obama was elected. (GM photo) On Tuesday, the Obama administration announced that it had finalized the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) rules that will see automakers’ fleets averaging 54.5 mpg in 2025. In a press briefing, EPA head Lisa Jackson was asked whether it was true that this fuel-efficiency play was indeed the Obama administration’s biggest-ever action against climate change. “I believe it is, at least domestically,” she said. Since the process to address global warming on the international front is dead as a doornail, it’s safe to say that history will record the planet-saving provisions of CAFE, which represents a rare moment of consensus between the feds, carmakers and the environmental community. “Historic,” Obama said. "The Electric Car Mandate" Not everyone was celebrating. Like Solyndra, CAFE is...

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