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EPA Watching Miles Per Gallon Claims

January 14, 2014

The North American International Auto Show often features visits by numerous public officials. But few have as vested an interest in automakers’ efforts to produce more fuel-efficient, cleaner-burning vehicles – as does the head of the U-S Environmental Protection Agency -- Gina McCarthy. The EPA and Detroit’s Big Three have long-fought over what limits should be placed on exhaust emissions. And McCarthy tells WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter in recent months the EPA had become concerned over automakers’ claims about how many miles per gallon their cars could achieve…