Browsing the "Fuel economy" Category

EPA Takes A Dive On CAFE Standard

July 19th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

The EPA, NHTSA, and CARB have fallen victim to a full court press by the auto industry. Under intense pressure, they have decided to roll back the proposed 2025 CAFE standard previously set at 54.5 mpg.


NHTSA More Than Doubles CAFE Fines

July 17th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

NHtSA has announced it will more than double the penalties it assesses against car makers who don't meet CAFE standards. The increase will apply to 2015 models and later.


CAFE, Climate Change, And Carbon Fees

June 1st, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Is CAFE an effective way to combat climate change? Or is it an antiquated idea that should be abandoned in favor of a more progressive and collaborative approach?


CR Tests Show No Advantage In Premium Gas

May 27th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Consumer Reports recently tested two cars from manufacturers who recommend premium gas. It tested them thoroughly and found no loss or performance or fuel economy when using regular gas instead.


The High Cost Of High Fuel Economy

March 21st, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Many manufacturers today recommend premium gas for their smaller, harder working engines. But the price difference between regular and premium has skyrocketed in the past 18 months.



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