The Obama administration recently announced a strong final rule for national fuel economy standards, a decision that could finally get clean car technology off the shelf and onto our roads.
Many automakers supported these common-sense regulations, which mark the first time in U.S. history the federal government has regulated global warming pollution under the Clean Air Act.
Unfortunately, the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) is still trying to keep cleaner cars off our roads. Their lawyers are actively supporting attempts to block the government's ability to regulate global warming emissions.
It's time to tell NADA that consumers aren't buying their lemon of a lawsuit. Send a message to NADA to say that American drivers want cleaner cars, not more lobbyists and lawsuits.
The U.S. transportation sector is responsible for emitting more carbon emissions - the primary global-warming gas - than all but three other countries' emissions from all sources combined.
Not only will fuel economy standards cut global warming pollution, but they will also reduce America's oil consumption and save consumers billions of dollars at the gas pump.
Take action to support stronger fuel economy standards now.