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Relaxation of Mileage Standard

October 10, 1985

Ford and GM call in their lawyers and lobbyists to lubricate and massage out a relaxation of fuel economy standards. At the same time, designers and engineers at other car makers show that the technology exists to meet 1986 model requirements.

I think someone just spat in my eye, and I bet I am not the only American consumer to remember this cynicism when buying my next car.

VERN STOLEN

Pasadena

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