Effectiveness and Impact of Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards
National Research Council, Transportation Research Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Board on Energy and Environmental Systems, Committee on the Effectiveness and Impact of Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards
National Academies Press, Mar 1, 2002 - Science - 180 pages
Since CAFE standards were established 25 years ago, there have been significant changes in motor vehicle technology, globalization of the industry, the mix and characteristics of vehicle sales, production capacity, and other factors. This volume evaluates the implications of these changes as well as changes anticipated in the next few years, on the need for CAFE, as well as the stringency and/or structure of the CAFE program in future years.
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3 Technologies for Improving the Fuel Economy of Passenger Cars and LightDuty Trucks
4 Impact of a More FuelEfficient Fleet
5 Potential Modifications of and Alternatives to CAFE
6 Findings and Recommendations
Fuel Economy and Highway Safety
B Biographical Sketches of Committee Members
C Presentations and Committee Activities
Effectiveness and Impact of CAFE Standards
E Acronyms and Abbreviations
Technology and Economic Analysis in the Prepublication Version of the Report Effectiveness and Impact of Corporate Average Fuel Economy CAF...