The Bush administration wants auto makers to increase truck corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) 1.5 mpg (.64 km/L) over three years, from 20.7 mpg to 22.2 mpg (11.36 to 10.6 L/100km). The greenies say that it isn’t good enough. Shame! Shame! But don’t believe them or the government on this one, saving that kind of mileage is really hard. That’s because Detroit isn’t doing a real 20.7 mpg average on trucks now. Even with GM’s new strategy to offer up to 1 million hybrid vehicles by ...

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