According to Automotive News (subscription required), the Obama administration last week asked automakers to consider adopting an average fleet-wide fuel economy of 56.2 mpg by 2025. With widespread support from both political parties, the belief is that such rules will pass, something that could dramatically impact the way automobiles are manufactured, powered and serviced. Good thing we have 14 more years to prepare!
(This post written while listening to “Rattlesnake Shake” by Skid Row. Loves me some XM 39 Hair Nation!)