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US: buyers also push for better mileage


Although new federal emission laws seem to be the driving factor for the continued improvement in the new car fuel economy levels, the consumers are actually also an integral part of the move. Just like a spinning wheel, the automakers fight to improve the vehicles fuel economy, the lawmakers push them harder and the consumers in turn thoroughly expect each new ...
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