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CAFE standards were frozen.
They weren’t eliminated.

Carmakers still have to meet current fleet mpg standards, just not the retarded “54 mpg fleet average by 2025” standard.


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Exactly right (old article here): https://www.autotrader.com/car-news/us-fuel-economy-standards-could-be-frozen-2021-lev-268060

 

The misinformation perpetrated by the mainstream media knows no bounds. :rolleyes:  There's a reason the term "fake news" is used so much today. Every one of the mainstream media (FOX INCLUDED) today is a propaganda outlet for leftist ideology.

 

Things don't get made better via government strong-arming. You know, the way capitalism is SUPPOSED to work. Everyone thinks if the government went away tomorrow, we'd regress back to dumping raw sewage in our lakes, and toxic waste in our rivers. IF government went away tomorrow, it would be the best thing the economy has ever seen since the American Revolution.

 

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17 minutes ago, Jsdirt said:

Exactly right (old article here): https://www.autotrader.com/car-news/us-fuel-economy-standards-could-be-frozen-2021-lev-268060

 

The misinformation perpetrated by the mainstream media knows no bounds. :rolleyes:  There's a reason the term "fake news" is used so much today. Every one of the mainstream media (FOX INCLUDED) today is a propaganda outlet for leftist ideology.

 

Things don't get made better via government strong-arming. You know, the way capitalism is SUPPOSED to work. Everyone thinks if the government went away tomorrow, we'd regress back to dumping raw sewage in our lakes, and toxic waste in our rivers. IF government went away tomorrow, it would be the best thing the economy has ever seen since the American Revolution.

 

I agree and disagree with you here.

Imo, all the regulations and laws are in effect because of people who can't just live their "free" life and leave other people "alone".

They say that kids need borders and "guidance" because they're depending on it. But the sad thing is that the same applies to adults.

 

so long

j-ten-ner

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On 2018-11-27 at 5:53 PM, j-ten-ner said:

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The only reason what was holding back gas engines like the little four banger, was the limitations by the compression ratio and the available fuel.

With new technology, like the cooling system, they were able to squeeze more out of what's available on hand.

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Here is a good example :

 

 

 

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