28 Dec '15, 1pm

Fuel Economy Improvements: Too Slow In Developed Countries, Minimal In Rest Of World

Stephen Edelstein 4 views Dec 28, 2015 Indian traffic [Image: Flickr user Peter Eich] Enlarge Photo Several countries have policies in place demanding greater fuel economy or reduced carbon emissions from new cars, in the hopes of combating climate change. While the average fuel economy of new vehicles in developed countries like the U.S. has notably improved over the past few years, but is it enough? A new report released during the recent Paris COP21 climate-change summit says no. DON'T MISS: Beijing Smog So Severe It Requires Headlights At Noon Developed countries are not making enough progress in improving fuel economy, while the rest of the world is making virtually no progress at all, according to the Global Fuel Economy Initiative (via Charged EVs ). The group feels that progress in developing countries is too slow to meet what it feels are necessary targets--includ...

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