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post #1 of 6 Old 08-31-2010, 08:30 AM Thread Starter
 
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U.S. proposes new labels for fuel economy, emissions levels:

Consumers shopping for a new car would be able to compare fuel economy and emissions levels across all types of vehicles by looking at revised labels on window stickers under an Obama administration proposal made Monday.

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post #2 of 6 Old 08-31-2010, 02:32 PM
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Consumers shopping for a new car would be able to compare fuel economy and emissions levels across all types of vehicles by looking at revised labels on window stickers under an Obama administration proposal made Monday.

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The proposal is to change the current design, which looks like this:


To this:


The idea is that people will be discouraged from buying cars with low or flunking "grades" (like Camaros, for example) and buy hybrids and electrics instead.


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its really sad that some people are going to base a decision on fuel economy alone.


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The major decision to get my car was fuel economy..but to be fair..it gets twice what my old vehicle did..and is faster!



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Problem with this is it will cost us taxpayers to do this, and people buying economy concious already know what to look for.

It's a waste of money....but what's new.

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