WASHINGTON â€“ The U.S. auto industry should achieve a government-mandated 40% fuel-economy improvement by 2020 and could push efficiency ahead 50% in the next 30 years, an industry consultant claims. Whatâ€™s more, auto makers likely will meet the new corporate average fuel economy standard without relying too heavily on hybrid and diesel technology, focusing instead on wringing more efficiency from internal-combustion engines. So says K.G. Duleep, vice president-Transportation Technology ...
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