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Trump rolled back fuel-economy standards in the US this week to make vehicles ‘substantially safer,’ but his claims about car safety don’t mesh with reality

This week, the Trump administration announced a rollback of stricter fuel-economy regulations from 2012 – a move President Donald Trump lauded as “making cars substantially safer.” Trump has also claimed that fuel-efficient cars are made out of “papier-mâché,” which is bad for crashes. But cars are already substantially safer than […]
Trump rolled back fuel-economy standards in the US this week to make vehicles ‘substantially safer,’ but his claims about car safety don’t mesh with reality
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Trump rolled back fuel-economy standards in the US this week to make vehicles ‘substantially safer,’ but his claims about car safety don’t mesh with reality

This week, the Trump administration announced a rollback of stricter fuel-economy regulations from 2012 – a move President Donald Trump lauded as “making cars substantially safer.” Trump has also claimed that fuel-efficient cars are made out of “papier-mâché,” which is bad for crashes. But cars are already substantially safer than […]
Trump rolled back fuel-economy standards in the US this week to make vehicles ‘substantially safer,’ but his claims about car safety don’t mesh with reality