Obama Fuel Economy Standard Higher Than California Rule
“By setting a fuel economy standard higher than what
“Only a single, national fuel economy standard gives the auto industry the regulatory certainty necessary to produce and market the fuel efficient cars of tomorrow. In contrast,
“Now that the new Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) law, passed by Congress in
CAFE is actually higher than CARB’s standard.
The CAFE standard set by the Obama administration for model year 2011 is 27.3 mpg for the light duty fleet, which includes passenger cars and light trucks. Source: Associated Press,
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) standard for model year 2011 is 26.7 mpg for the light duty fleet, which includes passenger cars and light trucks. Source: CARB, “Comparison of Greenhouse Gas Reductions for the
SOURCE National Automobile Dealers Association