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The Nuts and Bolts of the New CAFE and GHG Vehicle Standards

December 16, 2011 by Charles Zhu

This is Part 2 of a series on the new EPA-DOT vehicle greenhouse gas (GHG) and fuel economy standards. Part 1 took a first look on the goals of the standards.These days, most cars can go from 0 to 60 mph in a pretty short time – but can the nation’s car fleet go from 27.3 to 49.5 mpg in 15 years flat?As we mentioned in Part I, a 49.5 mpg...[read more]

Obama Finalizes First-Ever Pollution Standards For Trucks

August 8, 2011 by Luke Tonachel

Aug 9, President Obama will announce new fuel efficiency and carbon pollution standards for heavy-duty trucks. This is a historic step forward because these are first-ever standards of this type and they start of process of what are expected to be ongoing improvements in heavy truck performance. The standards will result in freight...[read more]