SUVs, Trucks Hit with Fuel Economy Rule The federal government imposes a modest increase in fuel economy standards for sport utility vehicles and small trucks, beginning with the 2005 model year. Fuel efficiency for the popular models is now expected to rise about 1.5 miles per gallon by 2007. NPR's Elaine Korry reports.

SUVs, Trucks Hit with Fuel Economy Rule

SUVs, Trucks Hit with Fuel Economy Rule

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The federal government imposes a modest increase in fuel economy standards for sport utility vehicles and small trucks, beginning with the 2005 model year. Fuel efficiency for the popular models is now expected to rise about 1.5 miles per gallon by 2007. NPR's Elaine Korry reports.