Carmakers plan technologies to meet new U.S. fuel rule


By Poornima Gupta DETROIT, Dec 19 (Reuters) - General Motors Corp plans new hybrids and an electric car, Ford Motor Co will introduce more turbocharged engines, and Toyota Motor Corp is mulling lighter weight vehicles -- all aiming to meet tougher U.S. fuel efficiency standards that became law on Wednesday. The first rewrite of the U.S. Corprate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) rules since they were created in the late 1970s will require large investments by manufacturers to meet the average ...

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