Manufacturers Push Back on Fuel Economy Standards

The National Association of Manufacturers says the Biden administration’s plan to revise the Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards for cars and light-duty trucks — to a fleet average of 58 miles per gallon by 2032 — is too aggressive and would add conflicting mandates to existing rules. Congressional Republicans are preparing to fight the proposed standards, according to reports.

NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons says auto manufacturers have been making historic investments in electric vehicles, but the government “should not dictate the vehicle choices offered to consumers.” 8/1/2023