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US: Obama wants more fuel-efficient trucks


In a move that should reduce both the global climate change and consumer costs, President Barack Obama publicly expressed a goal of vastly improving the fuel-efficiency of both medium and heavy-duty hauling trucks. This is only one of the measures the US president plans to take, even when faced with the divided Congress, and the White House will order the Department ...
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