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New Gas Mileage Rules for Cars and Trucks

Automakers will have to get into the electric and hybrid vehicle business to meet the new requirements. (Photo courtesy of the Natural Renewable Energy Laboratory, Warren Gretz)

The Obama administration has set new rules requiring cars and trucks to get better gas mileage. Tracy Samilton reports that will make vehicles both greener and more expensive.

The White House Press Release

A related article from the Washington Post

The EPA's site on fuel economy

Producer: Tracy Samilton
Release Date: April 2, 2010
Running Time: :51

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