26 Feb '12, 4pm

In Focus: U.S Fuel Consumption - We’re actually at a fairly crucial decision point regarding our use of energy in th...

In Focus: U.S Fuel Consumption - We’re actually at a fairly crucial decision point regarding our use of energy in th...

American vehicles are heavier and less efficient than equivalent vehicles in Europe. Europe’s fleet of cars averages 35 mpg, while America’s average is about 22 mpg. (Higher fuel prices incentivised innovation among car manufacturers and frugal prudence in European car buyers.) If we could magically raise our average mileage to European levels the amount of energy we would save would be more than 10 quads. That’s, umm, 80 billion U.S. gallons of gasoline. A year. U.S.refineries get about 19.4 gallons of gas out of a barrel of oil, so that’s 4 billion barrels a year, or 11.3 million barrels a day we wouldn’t burn. T

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