U.S. to unveil rise in SUV, pickup fuel standards


By John Crawley WASHINGTON, March 28 (Reuters) - The Bush administration is expected to announce on Wednesday a modest rise in fuel economy standards for light trucks that industry experts say will not hurt struggling U.S. automakers that produce the least efficient models of popular sport utilities and pickups. Transportation planners believe changes to the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards through 2011 will save billions of gallons of gasoline and address U.S. President ...

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