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Bailed-out GM needs to rev up emissions effort
Bailed-out GM needs to rev up emissions effort

Half a century ago Ralph Nader published “Unsafe at Any Speed,” which warned of the hazards built into the Chevrolet Corvair. Today, General Motors' safety record is still being justly vilified, most recently for an ignition defect blamed for at least 33 deaths. And a new report demonstrates the degree to which its vehicles are also unsafe for the climate. GM's failure to substantially cut its vehicles' pollution threatens the success of the Obama administration's tough auto mileage and emissions rules, the biggest single step any nation has taken against global warming — and this after taxpayers bailed the company out of bankruptcy. The standards...

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