Transportation

(Blog Post - 8/1/2009)
In March 2009, President Obama pledged to have 1 million plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) on the road by 2015. While the penetration of electric drive vehicles in the American automobile market could significantly reduce petroleum use,...
(Blog Post - 5/23/2019)
As nearly 43 million Americans hit the road over Memorial Day weekend, they will see firsthand how improved fuel economy saves them money. Put simply, they won’t have to stop as often or spend as much for gas, leaving more time and money for summer...
(Blog Post - 4/24/2019)
In updated rankings published today, Greenercars.org has a new winner for 2019 — the Mercedes-Benz smart EQ fortwo Coupe. It now tops the Greenest List, beating the Hyundai Ioniq Electric by one point and joining other green vehicles with state-of-...
(Blog Post - 4/23/2019)
Many of today’s cars are already available with connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) technologies such as adaptive cruise control and automatic emergency braking. Testing of fully autonomous vehicles is underway in cities and states across the...
(Blog Post - 4/10/2019)
The environmental impact of autonomous vehicles (AVs) is up in the air, but Judi Greenwald sees advantages to integrating them into fleets that provide mobility as a service. We sat down with Greenwald, who will be moderating the policy panel at our...
(Blog Post - 3/28/2019)
Toyota, an industry leader in hybrid technology for two decades, is the only major automaker to lose ground on fuel economy in recent years. And with the Trump administration poised to roll back fuel efficiency standards, Toyota may face less...
(Blog Post - 3/26/2019)
We’re in a new era of rapid advances in vehicle technologies. Safety, mobility, and convenience benefits are spurring the development, for example, of connected and autonomous vehicles or CAVs. Sure, the cars of the future sound cool, but what will...
(Press Release - 1/23/2019)
Washington, DC—For the first time in five years, amid transformation in the auto industry, the Detroit Three automakers do not have a single car on the annual Greenest vehicles list. As they make deep cuts to their car fleets, their prior green...
(Blog Post - 9/27/2018)
If 2018 were an energy-saving roller coaster, the 2018 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard would be your souvenir photo capturing a year of promising highs and a few stomach-churning lows in efficiency policy. Next Thursday, ACEEE will release the...
(Document - 9/26/2018)
The comments respond to dockets NHTSA–2018–0067 and EPA–HQ–OAR–2018–0283 and were delivered in person to EPA and NHTSA staff.