Obama Administration Proposes to Hike Fuel Standards For Delivery Trucks

Obama Administration Proposes to Hike Fuel Standards For Delivery Trucks

Posted by Lucy

6/19/15 10:59 AM

The Obama administration made the latest in a series of moves to address climate change Friday, proposing to hike the fuel economy standards for heavy-duty trucks like tractor-trailers, delivery trucks and school buses. The proposed rule from the EPA would boost fuel efficiency for trucks, requiring ambitious improvements in post-2018 model years. Heavy-duty vehicles make up a small portion of the U.S. fleet but contribute an outsized portion of transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions.

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Topics: Legislation