Green Stats: 241,000

241,000 -- the number of additional jobs create nationwide, by 2020, that would result from requiring automakers to meet a fleetwide average of 35 miles per gallon (MPG) by 2018.

23,900 -- the increase in jobs in the automotive sector alone that would result from the above action.

$37 billion -- the amount of money consumers would save, in 2020 alone, from the increased MPG requirements.

1.6 million -- the amount of oil, in barrels per day, that the US would save, by 2020, by enacting such action.

::Union of Concerned Scientists via ::Environment and Energy Study Institute and ::Gristmill

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