President Bush’s administration may amend the corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards, possibly creating new guidelines to greater distinguish a car from a light truck as more cross/utility vehicles come to market. Vehicles such as Chrysler Group’s PT Cruiser are based on a car platform but meet CAFE’s definition of a truck. The Bush Admin. is proposing to set a range of mileage standards based on vehicle weight, still allowing for the larger SUVs and pickup trucks sold by the ...

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