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30Majority of Americans want 62 mpg CAFE standards; automakers don't

It's easy to find examples of ways Americans disagree on politics (just turn on any cable news channel right now) but here's a curious case of the majority agreeing on one important point: 62 percent of Americans support an increase in the average fuel economy mandate in the U.S. to 60 miles per gallon by 2025.

20How high can you go? Obama might ask for 62 mpg CAFE standards by 2025

We've heard rumblings all last month about a faraway CAFE target of 60 miles per gallon by 2025. Turns out, that out-there number might not be as distant as some thought.

11Auto industry supports Obama's newly announced long-term mpg standards

President Obama recently announced plans to define fuel economy regulations beyond 2016. He briefly outlined a new plan that would regulate the mileage requirements of cars and light trucks through 2025 and medium- and heavy-duty trucks through 2018. The overall goal of his plan is quite simple: create a national, long-term standard for fuel economy and emissions.

4Obama becomes the anti-Levin, criticizes Detroit automakers for poor fuel efficiency

While Sen. Carl Levin bends over backwards to help the Big Three, Sen. Barack Obama thinks a big stick might do the trick. Speaking in Detroit yesterday, Obama said the American auto companies haven't done enough to lessen America's dependence on foreign oil. Stacy Parker Aab, writing at the Huffington Post, was suitably impressed by the speech, not by what Obama said but the way he said it. But I think, coming as it did a day before today's committee vote on CAFE standards, what he said is just

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