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View Diary: Real Stories of Higher Fuel Efficiency Standards Putting Industrial States Back to Work (8 comments)

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  •  Reminds me of some of the models (5+ / 0-)

    For employment gains when we were wiring on the EA2020 stuff years ago.  

    Massive industrial investment to meet the new EPA targets, from product development engineering to tooling and equipment for new engine and vehicle plants.  (My business)

    We've added about 1000 people in the past 2 years in Michigan to meet demand.   Granted we are a cyclical type of business, but we haven't seen demand like this since the minivan, pickup and SUV boom of the late 90's.  The boom exists for a much more sustainable product these days.  

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