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On Monday, California Gov. Gray Davis signs into law a bill that requires state air quality regulators to create new auto emissions standards that will reduce greenhouse gasses like carbon dioxide. California officials say fuel efficiency is the key to such reductions. But automakers, who have until 2009 to comply with the new standards, say the law means car prices in the state are sure to rise. NPR's Richard Gonzales reports.

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