28 Sep '16, 2pm

Congress Continues Doing The Bidding Of Car Companies On CAFE

Congress Continues Doing The Bidding Of Car Companies On CAFE

Here’s another shock for you, Congressman. The American public doesn’t believe anything the car companies say. They have been inundated with hyperbole from them about regulations since the 50’s when car company executives went before Congress and said that safety doesn’t sell. The industry has opposed every new technology from padded dashboards to air bags. The American public has endured endless recalls, sudden unintended acceleration syndrome, faulty ignition switches, emissions cheating scandals, and deadly air bag mechanisms. To paraphrase an old joke about you and your colleagues, Congressman, for most Americans, the answer to the question “How do you tell if an auto executive is lying?” is, “His lips are moving.”

Full article: http://gas2.org/2016/09/28/congress-car-companies-cafe/

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