Sources: USA Today, The White House
quote: Any numbers coming from this Administration tend to be complete BS. Especially when it comes to how much his half-brained schemes will "save" us.
quote: our benevolent masters
quote: How can you tell that the costs outweigh the benefits? A good indicator is that it requires a government mandate to do it.
quote: The generator still burns diesel and adds weight to the truck, but it's more efficient than idling a 13L+ engine.
quote: A truck idling overnight can easily burn 8 gallons parked overnight
quote: eh, break energy not bread energy.
quote: strict diet of decreased weight and increased aerodynamics.
quote: The 2011 rules are expected to save $50 billion in fuel costs, which is equivalent to 530 billion barrels of oil.