Closing the gap on emissions standards
U.S. vehicle emissions standards could bring American drivers in line with their counterparts in the EU
Light vehicles are a good way to see the effectiveness of energy pricing policies. The following chart shows the emissions put out by European drivers, who pay high costs for fuel and face heavy environmental regulation, versus the US, where proposed new standards could bring Americans (and Canadians) in line with their EU counterparts.
Source: World Energy Council