Today, the Bush administration “proposed new rules to compel auto manufacturers to make pickup trucks, minivans and some sport utility vehicles more fuel efficient.”
Senator John Kerry today issued the following statement on the new Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards.
“This is a pessimistic decision. It says that America won’t innovative, won’t lead and won’t create a better future through better technology like we know we can. It is backward looking, and it will bring us more dependence on unreliable foreign oil, more pollution and higher gasoline costs for American families. It protects the status quo and is another lost opportunity to help our security, economy and environment.”