Automakers Get Mileage Concession on Trucks

According to an article in the Wall Street Journal (subscription required), the Obama administration is considering giving a concession to automakers regarding future mileage targets for large trucks and SUVs, which make up a sizable percentage of domestic automakers’ sales. The report suggests that the government may allow truck mileage to increase by only 3.5 percent by year, as opposed to the proposed 5.0 percent increase mandated for car mileage.

(This post written while listening to “Round and Round” by Ratt. Music your mom hated!)

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National Oil & Lube News is the fast oil change industry's oldest and largest trade publication. Started in 1986 by Steve Hurt (a former fast lube owner) and David Arrington, NOLN has grown and evolved right alongside the fast lube industry. Here at NOLN, our aim is to help fast lube operators with every facet of their business, from operations to technical issues. Our monthly magazine and this regularly updated website contain everything from technical tips, recall announcements and service guides to articles on handling customer complaints, building your brand and making your business the best it can be. With tips and advice from experts both inside and outside the industry, you're sure to learn something that can help your fast lube business grow and prosper.
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