CHICAGO, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com has partnered with The Allstate Blog to put together an infographic that documents an increasingly difficult struggle for the automakers: As demands for fuel efficient cars from the government and car buyers have grown, so have Americans' waistlines. For automakers, this has resulted in a complex challenge that has forced them to find new ways to slice ounces and pounds from their cars. The infographic details these complexities along with some of the innovative solutions that automakers are embracing.
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