Bill Clinton appealed to both working class whites AND the educated elites. Working class whites, don’t mind billionaires but they hate ‘bossy professionals’ and they just could not vote for Hillary.
Trump Changes to Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards Will Have Little Effect On Automobile Manufactures. This is because Trump is only planning to eliminate changes AFTER the year 2022 and also because nearly all manufacturers are building cars for the global market which will still have increasingly tough regulations. One example of this is the 2019 Jeep Renegade which is expected to meet the 2025 standard (that Trump is eliminating) because it will be sold in many markets worldwide.