Global Warming Tops Policy Concerns for Auto Industry
John M. Broder N. Y. Times News Service, THE JOURNAL RECORD
WASHINGTON -- For more than a decade, the auto industry has pretty much got what it wanted in this town. Tighter fuel standards? Forget about it. New safety standards? Small potatoes only, please.
But suddenly, Detroit is finding a new reason to worry about Washington: global warming. Industry officials say there is no greater threat to the American auto industry than a concerted worldwide push to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other so- called greenhouse gases, the suspected culprits in long-term global climate change.
Asked to rank the industry's major policy and regulatory concerns over the next few years, a senior representative of the Big …
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