Bush auto fuel efficiency plan criticized

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WASHINGTON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Auto makers and environmentalists on Wednesday criticized a draft Bush administration plan to raise fuel economy standards for sport utility vehicles and other light trucks. An administration source said the proposal under development would boost fuel standards for that popular class of vehicles by 1.5 miles per gallon between the 2005-2007 model years. The total would be realized in half-gallon annual increases. The current Corporate Average Fuel Economy ...

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