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Auto dealers group calls 56 m.p.g. goal too ambitious

While Detroit's automakers themselves are staying publicly mum so far on what they think of a 56-miles-per-gallon fuel economy target by 2025 floated by the White House last week, other interest groups are already weighing in.

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Indeed.

Unless everyone wants to be driving in lawnmower-powered golfcarts.



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Maybe they should add more safety requirements also. This would help add even more weight to the cars and make the fuel standards even tougher to achive.

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Maybe they should add more safety requirements also. This would help add even more weight to the cars and make the fuel standards even tougher to achive.
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