Toyota’s Don Esmond talks about CAFE and product on Driving the Nation

How is Toyota going to meet the proposed 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025, and keep the price affordable to the customer?

This Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) is what Congress wants, but is it what the customer wants?

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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.