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2012 autos beat environmental standards, EPA reports
2012 autos beat environmental standards, EPA reports

WASHINGTON — Cars and light-duty trucks for the 2012 model year exceeded new federal standards for fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. The 2012 fleet averages 23.6 miles per gallon, up from 22.4 for the previous model year — one of the greatest improvements in fuel economy in 30 years, according to a report released Friday. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Auto emissions: In the April 26 Business section, an article about the fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions of cars and light trucks in the 2012 model year referred to Dan Becker, director of the Safe Climate Campaign, as a former environmental advisor to...

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