Is the EPA is trying to kill the muscle car? Margo Oge, EPA director-office of transportation and air quality, said this in an address to the Automotive News World Congress:

We must bring about an end to the horsepower arms race among auto makers and replace it with another different kind of a race, a race to produce the most affordable and desirable, low carbon-vehicle each year.

Fast and green are not mutually exclusive! In fact, electric- and ethanol-powered cars are often more powerful than ordinary cars. Why not a race to make the greenest car with the most horsepower? Horsepower boosting features like turbo and fuel injection also improve fuel efficiency. There is no need for a trade off or a war.

Can't we all just get along?

[Source: Wards Auto Via Autopia, AutoBlog]

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