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The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the 2006 fuel-efficiency standards set by the Bush administration, ruling that they didnâ€™t adequately account for greenhouse-gas emissions.
The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the 2006 fuel-efficiency standards set by the Bush administration, ruling that they didn’t adequately account for greenhouse-gas emissions. The court also ordered the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to explain why it treats “light trucks”—vans, pick-ups, and SUVs—more leniently than cars. (AP in Yahoo! Finance) Also yesterday, Green Car Journal named as its 2008 Green Car of the Year . . . a full-sized SUV, the Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid. (CNNMoney.com)
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