Lighter, more fuel-efficient cars are safer, study says, ignoring safety rules

By [email protected] (John Voelcker) It was one of several common tropes used 10 years ago against proposed regulations to boost average fuel economy. “More efficient cars will have to be lighter-weight, and they’ll be unsafe because in accidents, they’ll crumple up like Kleenex.” Logical conclusion: if you require higher fuel economy in cars, more people will die in crashes. DON’T…

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