The Green Machine Challenge: A Concept for Promoting Ultra-Efficient Vehicles

Research Report T952


John DeCicco and Andrew Delaski


This study introduces a proposed program involving coordinated public and private procurement and market incentives to accelerate the commercialization of next-generation cars and light trucks. The status of policies affecting the market for vehicle fuel use is reviewed, and the need for additional steps is placed in the context of an overall market transformation strategy for light duty vehicles.