Today in Cleantech

Reuters’ transportation reporter John Crawley takes a look at how U.S. auto dealers are gearing up for a fight against the Obama administration’s new fuel economy standards. Dealers argue that higher fuel standards increase car prices, impacting their sales. Obama’s plan calls for an efficiency target of 54 miles per gallon by 2025, one that the automakers have expressed their support for, particularly given the massive help the industry got from the government bailout. Could the auto dealers be the back end route for the auto industry trying to water down fuel standards?