At the end of his first term, President Obama finalizes brand-new fuel efficiency standards. This will increase standards on fuel efficiency to 54.5 MPG for cars and light-duty trucks by 2025. The goal of this standard set by the government will improve our fuel economy while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions and saving consumers trillions at the pump. The other important aspect of this is that having better fuel efficiency will release our dependence on oil by a factor which leads to better energy security for the country.
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