Detroit backs tighter emissions standards...

Summary:but you gotta wait another fifteen years. Detroit automakers are rallying their troops: factory workers, Congressmen who have car factories in their district, those who are afraid Detroit means it when they say higher emission standards will cost jobs.

but you gotta wait another fifteen years. Detroit automakers are rallying their troops: factory workers, Congressmen who have car factories in their district, those who are afraid Detroit means it when they say higher emission standards will cost jobs. And America's auto industry plans to be rallying these troops in public.

Detroit wants more support for a proposed federal law that makes 2022 the deadline for better gas mileage in American made cars. President George W. would surely sign that one. He'd be out office for thirteen lucky years by the time it's due to take full effect. That's if Detroit didn't manage to get it diluted or changed at some future time. Course, by 2022, how many people are still gonna be driving typical gasoline-burning vehicles? Won't most cars be Japanese-made hybrids or Chinese-made golf carts? Earth to Detroit...

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