The Trump administration plans to freeze fuel-efficiency standards at 2020 levels, rolling back an Obama-era regulation that would have strengthened the requirements each year through 2026. Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler said the rollback would increase oil consumption and could deliver $500 billion in savings for consumers.
Trump administration proposes weaker fuel-economy standards
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