BMW Calls for Single Fuel-Economy Standard

Varied rules mean a car bought in one state could not be sold in another, points out BMW USA chief Tom Purves

"Predictability," a sentiment not embraced often by the chairman of one of the world's most exciting automakers, was à la mode yesterday. During his keynote address to open the Washington Auto Show yesterday, Tom Purves, Chairman and CEO of BMW USA, called for predictability and consistency in U.S. fuel economy standards.

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