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.(2001) Conventional (CONV) with spark ignition (SI) gasoline engine (baseline) [ GASO SI CONV] CONV with SI E85 ... was confined to midsize cars with consumer characteristics comparable to a 1996 reference car such as the Toyota Camry.
|Title||:||Effectiveness and Impact of Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards|
|Author||:||Committee on the Effectiveness and Impact of Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards, Transportation Research Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Board on Energy and Environmental Systems, National Research Council|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 2002-01-29|