Since CAFE standards were established 25 years ago, there have been significant changes in motor vehicle technology, globalization of the industry, the mix and characteristics of vehicle sales, production capacity, and other factors. This volume evaluates the implications of these changes as well as changes anticipated in the next few years, on the need for CAFE, as well as the stringency and/or structure of the CAFE program in future years.... Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards, Transportation Research Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, ... ential between truck and car CAFE standards would eliminate all CAFE-derived incentives for manufacturers to have ... This tax provides a large financial incentive to design any vehicle expected to have low fuel economy in such a way as to ... For example, representatives of American Honda Motors testified that Honda ships Accords from Japan to as- sureanbsp;...
|Title||:||Effectiveness and Impact of Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards|
|Author||:||Committee on the Effectiveness and Impact of Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards, Transportation Research Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Board on Energy and Environmental Systems, National Research Council|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 2002-01-29|