Corporate Average Fuel Economy

Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE)

By | 2017-03-22T08:08:21+00:00 August 6th, 2004|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE), Fuel economy, Podcasts, Technology|Tags: , , , , |

Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) is a federally mandated program enacted in 1975 that requires automakers to achieve a particular miles-per-gallon average over their entire vehicle fleet. What are the requirements now? Current CAFE requirements are 27.5 MPG for passenger cars, and 20.7 MPG for light-duty trucks. For example, if an automaker sells a luxury [...]