CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 22, 1976
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(Studio) Environmental Protection Agency announces tests results of 1977 cars for m.p.g. get 6% better gas mileage than 1976 cars.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Report on Environmental Protection Agency report; most and least economical cars with regard to gas mileage noted. (EPA film shown.) Treadmill-type machine used for testing; some criticize it. [EPA Director Russell TRAIN - says any test would be criticized and since figs. are adjusted for use, is believed Environmental Protection Agency figs. best on average] Honda CVCC not available for test and 2 VW diesel models not available in US.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton
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