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1st Gear: Fuel Economy Is Still King
Last week, President Trump promised that he’d “save” the U.S. auto industry by dramatically cutting back on the EPA’s funding and staff and rolling back fuel economy regulations. But this doesn’t necessarily mean automakers will throw carbureted, smoke-belching V8s into all their cars like the good old days.