USA: Top safety administrator plans to redefine 'trucks' in CAFE revision - report
Dr. Jeffrey Runge, administrator of the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, wants to rewrite fuel economy standards and reverse the harm the rules have done to car and truck safety over the past quarter century, Automotive News reported. The trade newspaper said planned changes to the corporate average fuel economy program (CAFE) would likely will include a redefinition of a ‘truck’ and could make vehicle weight classes more important than the distinction between cars and trucks.
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