Lots of bad press for Toyota after the carmaker sided with US carmakers in opposing the toughest of several fuel-economy proposals now being debated in Congress. Toyota, despite its lead in the hybrid race, opposes the proposed 35 mpg by 2020 proposal in the Senate n favor of the Hill-Terry House bill that calls for a deadline of 2022 for cars to get 35 mpg and trucks to get 32 mpg.
Click the links to get several viewpoints and articles.
Toyota Getting Hammered by Greens – The CarConnection
Green groups go after Toyota – USAToday
It’s not easy being ‘green,’ Toyota says = LATimes
Environmentalists Target “Green” Toyota -DailyTech
Friedmanomics strikes again: Times columnist misreads CAFE – MotorTrend editorial