29 Jul '11, 7pm

New Fuel Economy Standards Announced for Cars

The new guidelines will almost double automotive fuel efficiency standards from where they were when the administration began to press for higher efficiency. "EPA currently intends to propose standards that would be projected to achieve, on an average industry fleet wide basis, 163 grams/mile of CO2 in model year 2025 (this would be equivalent, on a mpg-equivalent basis, to 54.5 mpg if all of the CO2 emissions reductions were achieved with fuel economy technology.)"

Full article: http://www.ecogeek.org/automobiles/3567-new-fuel-economy-...

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