Sound Vehicle Standards & Policies Drive Strong Job Growth

A summary of research and analysis of the impact of CAFE standards on job growth in the United States.

September 12, 2016

The goal of the Midterm Evaluation of the 2017-2025 passenger car and truck fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards is to assess technology deployment and cost, but the review naturally spurs a broader discussion of the standards’ impacts, including on jobs. The potential impact is significant as the auto industry sits squarely at the center of advanced manufacturing and the U.S. economy

Maintaining sound fuel economy standards and complementary manufacturing policies is key to maintaining job growth.

 

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