There are no targets or timetables to expand federally funded research on fuel efficiency technology for light trucks, minivans and sport/utility vehicles (SUVs), a spokesman for the United States Council for Automotive Research tells Ward's. Press reports following last week's gathering in Washington of Partnership for a New Generation Vehicle (PNGV) forces, presided over by Vice President Al Gore, indicated PNGV would broaden its focus to trucks. But the USCAR spokesman says there is no ...

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