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Inclusion of electric and hybrid vehicles in corporate average fuel economy standards

Inclusion of electric and hybrid vehicles in corporate average fuel economy standards

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Energy, Assistant Secretary for Conservation and Solar Energy, Office of Transportation Programs, Available from National Technical Information Service in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electric vehicles,
  • Automobiles -- United States -- Fuel consumption

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy. Office of Transportation Programs
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 41 p. ;
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14862604M

    Vehicle Miles Traveled, Fuel Economy Efficiency And Costs of Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standard Yizao Liu ∗† Department of Economics University of Texas at Austin (Preliminary Version) December, Abstract This paper investigates how fuel economy efficiency affects household vehicle mileage traveled and its by: 2. CAFE standards to fuel economy standards around the world as of The Energy Bill of raised the US fuel economy standards to an average of at least 35 mpg by The objectives of this section are to introduce hybrid electric, plug-in hybrid and all-electric vehicle Size: KB.

    Miles per gallon gasoline equivalent (MPGe or MPG ge) is a measure of the average distance traveled per unit of energy is used by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to compare energy consumption of alternative fuel vehicles, plug-in electric vehicles and other advanced technology vehicles with the energy consumption of conventional internal combustion.   Today, the average internal combustion engine gets miles per gallon. According to the current projected CAFE standard, automakers must take drastic measures to .

      Thomas Klier and Joshua Linn, “New-vehicle Characteristics and the Cost of the Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standard,” The RAND Journal of .   This paper examines the effects of the Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards (CAFE) on automobile sales, prices, and fuel consumption. First a discrete choice model of automobile demand and a continuous model of vehicle utilization are estimated using micro data from the Consumer Expenditure Survey for –


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Office of Transportation Programs.;]. -corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards set least amount of mpg cars need Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle-hybrid with a second and more powerful battery-can be plugged into electrical outlet and recharged-but not very long travel distance on a fully charged battery.

APES chapter 16 51 Terms. Makayla__Agnew. InNHTSA established final passenger car and light truck CAFE standards for model yearswhich the agency projects will require in model yearon average, a combined fleet-wide fuel economy of mpg.

As part of the same rulemaking action, EPA issued GHG standards, which are harmonized with NHTSA’s fuel economy.

The enactment of Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards in resulted in a near doubling of cars’ average fuel economy, measured in miles per gallon. Light trucks have increased by over The US Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards regulate the fleet fuel economy of automakers that manufacture and sell automobiles in the US.

CAFE standards will increase by 24% (for the passenger car fleet) – 35% (for the light-truck fleet) over the period – leading to a renewed interest in the role that advanced Cited by: NHTSA's Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards regulate how far our vehicles must travel on a gallon of fuel.

NHTSA sets CAFE standards for passenger cars and for light trucks (collectively, light-duty vehicles), and separately sets fuel consumption standards for medium.

The fuel consumption standard is inversely equivalent to the fuel economy standard. Instead of increasing fuel economy, light-duty vehicles must decrease the gallons consumed per mile. Combination or option.

The United States and Mexico have both fuel economy and GHG standards, and manufacturers must satisfy both. A COMPARISON OF CAFE STANDARDS AND ACTUAL CAFE PERFORMANCE OF NEW LIGHT-DUTY VEHICLES of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles on electricity for compliance prior to MYand Standards and Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards; Final Rule Size: KB.

Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE), standards designed to improve the fuel economy of cars, light trucks, and sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) sold in the United d by the U.S. Congress in as part of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act, the CAFE standards were a response to an energy crisis in the United States and were initially part of an effort to reduce U.S.

dependence. For instance, the US Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards regulate the fleet fuel economy of automakers and tightens over time (Al-Alawi and Bradley, ). The CAFE standards were. This article presents an overview of the economics literature on the effect of corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards on the new vehicle market.

SinceCAFE has imposed fuel economy standards for cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. market. This article reviews the history of the standards, followed by a discussion of the major upcoming changes in implementation and stringency Cited by: The label for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles displays fuel economy for both modes of operation.

Combined fuel economy is a weighted average of City and Highway MPG values that is calculated by weighting the City value by 55% and the Highway value by 45%. Some form of the miles per gallon metric has been on vehicle labels since Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards Case Solution,Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards Case Analysis, Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards Case Study Solution, The joint proposal was made in response to President Obama's call for the two agencies to build on a national plan that would "create a fresh generation of.

The Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards are regulations in the United States, first enacted by the United States Congress inafter the –74 Arab Oil Embargo, to improve the average fuel economy of cars and light trucks (trucks, vans and sport utility vehicles) produced for sale in the United are set by the Secretary of Transportation, currently Elaine Chao.

Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards and the Market for New Vehicles By Thomas H. Klier, Joshua Linn This paper presents an overview of the economics literature on the effect of Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards on the new vehicle market.

CAFE standards and other requirements have a positive effect on hybrids as well. The U.S. Energy Information Administration projects that more stringent CAFE standards and higher fuel prices will propel unconventional vehicles (vehicles that use alternative fuels, electric motors and advanced electricity storage, advanced engine controls, or other new technologies) to a parity market position Author: Nicholas Gerbis.

strategy) and a % drop in parallel hybrid fuel economy. The sensitivity to regenerative braking effectiveness is likewise small: a 10% drop in regenerative braking effectiveness causes a % drop in parallel hybrid fuel economy and a % drop in series hybrid fuel economy. BASELINE VEHICLES.

MEASURING AND REPORTING FUEL ECONOMY OF PLUG-IN HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLES 3. THE EXISTING SAE J RECOMMENDED PRACTICE.

While the various reporting approaches discussed in the previous section have been used by a variety of individuals for particular applications or analyses, the most formalized PHEV reporting procedure to dateFile Size: KB. Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards CAFE standards enacted into law inestablished fuel efficiency standards for passenger cars and light trucks.

The fuel economy ratings for a manufacturer's entire line of passenger cars must currently average at least mpg for the manufacturer to comply with the standard.

35 by Improving Fuel Economy - Improving fuel economy in hybrid cars starts with the use of a gasoline and electric engine. Learn about hybrid technology and how fuel economy is improved. Combined fuel economy is a weighted average of City and Highway MPG values that is calculated by weighting the City value by 55% and the Highway value by 45%.

For those vehicles that do not use liquid fuels—such as electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles operating on electricity, and compressed natural gas vehicles—the labels.THE EFFECT OF CORPORATE AVERAGE FUEL ECONOMY STANDARDS ON CONSUMERS Julian Morris 3 billion.5 Meanwhile, they estimate that the aggregate costs of new vehicles resulting from implementation of the standards, including the additional costs of vehicle maintenance,File Size: 1MB.And fuel economy mandates in the past have forced the industry to shrink car sizes, making them less safe.

Even so, it's a huge blow to one of Obama's much heralded policy victories.