Dan Akerson, General Motors, on fuel economy

Daniel F. Akerson is General Motors Chairman and CEO.

General Motors sells lots of trucks, lots of trucks. So what happens when the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) tells you to meet a certain miles per gallon on trucks that might be out of the reach of physics or finances?

About the Author:

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY), and the Concept Car of the Year.