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Automotive technology and fuel economy standards hearing before the Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, second session, on S. 2015 .... by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Automobiles -- Design and construction -- Research -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Automobiles -- Fuel consumption -- Law and legislation -- United States.

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LC ClassificationsKF26 .C697 1980d
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Paginationiv, 372 p. :
Number of Pages372
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Open LibraryOL4239108M
LC Control Number80603668

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