House Democrats Agree to Fuel Plan House Democrats agreed to a plan on Friday to raise fuel efficiency standards to 35 miles per gallon by 2020. Debbie Elliot talks about the agreement.
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House Democrats Agree to Fuel Plan

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House Democrats Agree to Fuel Plan

House Democrats Agree to Fuel Plan

House Democrats Agree to Fuel Plan

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Automakers would be required to meet an average of 35 miles per gallon for cars and light trucks by 2020. If the legislation passes, it would be the first increase by Congress in car fuel efficiency in 32 years. Democrats are expected to abandon tax increase attempts in an effort to avoid a veto. Debbie Elliot talks about the agreement.