Light Duty Fuel Economy

(Press Release - 8/2/2018)
Statement by Therese Langer, ACEEE Transportation Program Director The Trump administration’s plan to roll back clean car standards will force Americans to pay more at the gas pump and increase air pollution that harms our health and the environment...
(Blog Post - 7/19/2018)
Automakers are rolling out an impressive suite of fuel-saving technologies just as the US Department of Transportation (DOT) and US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seek to roll back vehicle efficiency and emissions standards. Many of these...
(Blog Post - 6/12/2018)
The Trump administration is expected to propose any day a rollback of greenhouse gas and fuel economy standards, based partly on the notion that Americans are not interested in efficient vehicles. However a new study shows that American consumers...
(Document - 5/31/2018)
The comments refer to a May 18 Science Advisory Board Work Group memo. 
(Blog Post - 5/24/2018)
A near-record number of families are hitting the road over Memorial Day weekend, just as gas prices are projected to climb to a four-year high. Watching prices creep upward is bringing back painful memories for many Americans, but improved fuel...
(Blog Post - 4/5/2018)
The “final determination” on light-duty vehicle standards recently issued by US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Scott Pruitt has all the hallmarks of a bad book report. Despite the complexity of the subject matter, the formal...
(Press Release - 3/30/2018)
Statement by Therese Langer, ACEEE Transportation Program director US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Scott Pruitt is expected to throw automotive progress in reverse by declaring that light-duty vehicle standards for model years...
(Blog Post - 3/26/2018)
The Trump administration appears to be nearing a decision to roll back light-duty fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards. Automakers have promoted this reckless action by claiming that the standards are too tough now that consumers are buying...
(Document - 2/12/2018)
Federal energy efficiency programs have played a key role in reducing energy use and saving consumers hundreds of billions of dollars a year in energy bills. But, like many other federal efforts, these programs have come under budgetary attack. This...
(Press Release - 2/1/2018)
Washington, DC—For those who like clean vehicles with state-of-the-art technology or simply want to reduce their environmental footprint, today’s market has good news. A slew of affordable, efficient, tech-smart cars and trucks are now on the market...