The National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. has granted Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. the right to combine its U.S.- and foreign-made vehicles to calculate its average fuel economy, instead of having a separate calculation for each. U.S. auto makers had opposed Nissan’s request to skirt NHTSA’s 2-fleet rule, but Nissan maintained that without an exemption it could be forced to move production of some U.S.-made vehicles overseas, costing jobs. (See related story: Nissan Appeals to NHTSA for CAFE ...

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