29 Jul '16, 2pm

Battle over CAFE standards begins now: will they change for 2022-2025?

John Voelcker 158 views Jul 29, 2016 Follow John Add to circle U.S. Capitol Building Enlarge Photo Two weeks ago today, three federal and state agencies jointly released a "Technical Assessment Report" on how well automakers have done thus far in meeting corporate average fuel economy standards. It concluded that car companies may not quite reach the theoretical goal of an average 54.5 mpg (or about 38 mpg on window stickers) for vehicles sold in the U.S.—due to the combination of cheap gas and higher sales of SUVs than expected. Now the battle begins. DON'T MISS: EPA: 2025 target of 54.5 mpg may not be met; SUVs, trucks, cheap gas to blame The report sets the stage for what is likely to be a quiet but intense struggle over the future of the CAFE regulations for 2022 through 2025. As industry trade journal Automotive News suggested on Monday—using the word "debate" in thei...

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