Automakers: Forget 35.5 MPG, We'll Just Improve A/C

Automakers: Forget 35.5 MPG, We'll Just Improve A/C

President Obama wants car makers to start making 35.5 MPG cars by 2016. Instead of improving fuel efficiency, automakers could very well just take the cheaper road of making the A/C less wasteful, thanks to what Jalopnik calls “a hummer-sized loophole” in the federal regulations. [Jalopnik] (Photo: Simone Ramella)