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Automobile and light truck fuel economy

Automobile and light truck fuel economy

is CAFE up to standards?

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Automobiles -- Fuel consumption -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Automobile industry and trade -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Energy policy -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Bamberger.
    SeriesCRS issue brief -- IB90122m., Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 2002, 02-IB-90122m.
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination14 p.
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17744767M
    OCLC/WorldCa53865828

    The Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') issues final amendments to the Guide Concerning Fuel Economy Advertising for New Automobiles (``Fuel Economy Guide'' or ``Guide'') to address advertising claims prevalent in the market and harmonize with . Sport Utility Vehicles, Mini-Vans and Light Trucks: An Overview of Fuel Economy and Emissions Standards CRS Report for Congress Sport Utility Vehicles, Mini-Vans, and Light Trucks: An Overview of Fuel Economy and Emissions Standards Brent D. Yacobucci Specialist in Energy Policy Resources, Science, and Industry Division Summary Most sport utility vehicles, mini-vans, and pickups are .

    Searching for your next SUV? Learn more about the latest SUV models in our expert reviews and get information about pricing, available features, and fuel economy. Mar 04,  · See discussion at gama-uk.com, US: Light-duty: Fuel Economy and GHG for details. These estimates are based on Klier and Linn’s estimate discussed above. We .

    A car (or automobile) Some vehicles also have a trunk light and, more rarely, an engine compartment light. According to the International Energy Agency fuel economy improved % in , but an annual improvement of % is needed to meet the Global Fuel Economy Initiative gama-uk.comation: Transportation. I. INTRODUCTION This report is the second of two EFA reports on automobile fuel economy. The first report, entitled "Fuel Economy and Emission Control," was published in November of , and dealt with the subject of automobile fuel economy primarily as it was affected by vehicle weight, convenience devices, and emission controls.


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Automobile and Light Truck Fuel Economy: The CAFE Standards Summary On April 22,the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) that would establish fuel economy standards for model year (MY) MY passenger cars and light trucks.

The rulemaking is in followup to the Energy Independence and Security Act of. In light of this renewed interest in automotive fuel economy, the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Federal Highway Administration requested the National Research Council (NRC) to undertake a study of the potential and prospects for improving the fuel economy of new light-duty vehicles.

Automobile and Light Truck Fuel Economy: The CAFE Standards Summary On April 22,the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released a Notice of Proposed Ru lemaking (NOPR) that would establish fuel economy standards for Cited by: To understand how the automobile industry might be affected by fuel economy standards, it is important to understand the automobile consumer.

No matter what the automobile companies do, the consumer must voluntarily agree to purchase from the menu of choices offered. This chapter examines what. The fuel economy of an automobile relates distance traveled by a vehicle and the amount of fuel consumed. Consumption can be expressed in terms of volume of fuel to travel a distance, or the distance travelled per unit volume of fuel consumed.

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Foreword Part Light Truck Fuel Economy Standards Part Rights and Responsibilities of Manufacturers in the Context of Changes in. Personal Transportation Factsheet. the predominant mode of travel is by automobile and light truck, accounting for about 88% of passenger miles traveled in 1 The U.S.

has less than 5% of the world’s population, Average Fuel Economy. Light-duty. Jan 22,  · To assist you with your truck shopping research, we’ve ranked the most fuel-efficient trucks on the market. In addition, we provide information about each truck’s horsepower and torque ratings, as well as which fuel-saving configurations have the lowest starting price.

The Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) hosted a Lightweight and Propulsion Materials Workshop in - Develop lightweighting that improves the fuel economy of light duty trucks and the freight required by future light truck and HDVs. The truck manufacturing community needs enabling solutions to.

Honda's average truck fleet fuel economy dropped by 8 percent from throughwhile its average new car fuel economy rose by 7 percent from through Since entering the light truck market inHonda's truck share grew at an average.

Feb 17,  · Truck Power and Fuel Economy Through the Years Not a bad trade-off in our book. Dodge/Ram L OHV V-8 – hp, lb-ft; 12 mpg city/17 mpg highway. Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards Committee on the Effectiveness and Impact of Corporate porate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards was aided by the following consultants: Tom Austin, Sierra Research, Key Assumptions of Cost-Efficient Analysis for New Car and Light Truck Fuel Economy Case 1: Cost-Efficient Fuel Economy.

The fuel economy achievements for domestic and foreign-based manufacturers in MY were updated to include final EPA calculations, where available, since the publication of the Automotive Fuel Economy Program, Annual Update Calendar Year These fuel economy achievements and current projected data for MY are listed in Tables II There have been passenger car and light-truck fuel economy standards since andrespectively.

The manufacturers are required to conduct passenger car fuel economy tests according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) urban or “city” driving cycle—the FTP for emission testing described earlier. The Car Book is produced by the Center for Auto Safety, an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to advocating for auto safety, quality, and fuel economy on behalf of our members and all drivers, passengers, and pedestrians.

The energy efficiency in transport is the useful travelled distance, of passengers, goods or any type of load; divided by the total energy put into the transport propulsion means. The energy input might be rendered in several different types depending on the type of propulsion, and normally such energy is presented in liquid fuels, electrical energy or food energy.

efficiency. This anti-fuel economy rider remained in effect from to n The steady increase in light-truck sales, largely due to lower fuel-economy standards for trucks and Suvs, actually drove down fleet-wide efficiency during the s.

The average car and truck sold at the end of the decade went about a mile less. The two factors affecting the average annual fuel use of a vehicle are the average miles per year (correlative) and the fuel economy of the vehicle (inversely correlative). Transit buses, which are relatively inefficient because of their stop-and-go drive cycles and heavy loads, consume more fuel on average than any other vehicle type.

Highlights of the light-duty vehicle carbon dioxide and fuel economy trends report. Truck SUVs improved fuel economy by mpg and CO 2 emissions by 3 g/mile in model yearTechnological innovation in the automobile industry has led to a wide array of technology available to manufacturers to achieve CO 2 emissions, fuel economy.Jun 20,  · The Administration’s Rollback of Fuel Economy and Clean Car Standards.

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InNHTSA established final passenger car and light truck CAFE standards for model yearswhich the agency projects will require in model yearon average, a .