Compares 3 methods of reducing gasoline comsumption in the United States: setting higher Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for passenger vehicles; raising the Federal tax on gasoline; and setting a limit on carbon emissions from gasoline combustion and requiring gasoline producers to hold allowances for those emissions, known as a cap-and-trade program.1 mile per gallon (MPG) that their fleet average falls below the relevant standard. Manufacturers can use aquot;creditsaquot; a which they earn by producing ... (Miles per gallon) 32 Average Fuel Economy of New Cars Trucks ai ai ai I ai ai ai I ai a#39;a#39;ai aiai 1978 1982 1986 1990 1994 1998 Source: Congressional Budget Office basedanbsp;...
|Title||:||Reducing Gasoline Consumption|
|Author||:||Terry Dinan, David H. Austin|
|Publisher||:||Congressional Budget Office - 2002-11|