Obama drives through trucking emissions standards

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New regulations require over 20 per cent cuts in fuel use and greenhouse gas output by 2018

President Obama yesterday unveiled the United States' first ever fuel efficiency and emissions standards for heavy-duty vehicles, in a bid to save $50bn in fuel costs over the next five years. Drivers...

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