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.... confined to midsize cars with consumer characteristics comparable to a 1996 reference car such as the Toyota Camry. ... could be expected to be implemented in the 2005 to 2010 time frame in a Chevrolet Silverado full-size pickup truck.
|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, Board on Energy and Environmental Systems, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 2002-02-12|