Vehicle Technologies

Press Release | August 1, 2001

Report Says Auto Manufacturers Could Greatly Improve Fuel Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new study demonstrates that major improvements in the fuel economy of passenger vehicles are achievable at modest cost over the next 10 to 15 years by using designs and equipment that are already in use or will be soon. The improvements could be achieved without compromising the safety of the driving public or downgrading the performance of the light trucks and SUVs that have been so popular with consumers (and profitable for their makers) in recent years.

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Press Release | June 21, 2001

Newly Released Honda Insight Takes Top Honors in ACEEE's Green Book® Environmental Rankings

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A newly released version of the hybrid-electric Honda Insight has seized the position of "the year's greenest vehicle," says the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), publisher of ACEEE's Green Book®: The Environmental Guide to Cars and Trucks.

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Press Release | April 24, 2001

Statement of Edward R. Osann, President Potomac Resources Inc. Regarding Tax Policy Recommendations in "Sensible Energy Policies for Our Growing Economy," by the Sustainable Energy Coalition

The report being released today contains a number of recommendations for adjustments to federal tax policy. These are primarily laid out on pages 46 through 56 of the report. Taken together, these initiatives would:

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Press Release | February 8, 2001

New Edition of ACEEE's Green Book® Identifies Environment-Friendly Cars and Trucks of Model Year 2001

Washington, D.C. — The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy today released the fourth edition of its groundbreaking consumer guide, ACEEE's Green Book®: The Environmental Guide to Cars & Trucks — Model Year 2001.

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