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November 13, 2017
By Steve Goreham
Regulations to reduce fuel consumption and to increase vehicle mileage were born during the oil shock of the 1970s. But within the last decade, the fracking revolution reestablished the United States as the world’s energy superpower.
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Energy
January 17, 2017
By Baruch Feigenbaum, Julian Morris
This brief describes in plain English the development of the CAFE standards and how they function.
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Energy
Climate Change
August 17, 2016
By Tim Benson, Joseph Bast
CAFE Standards Sacrifice Lives for Oil
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Energy
Environment
January 13, 2017
By Tim Benson, Isaac Orr, Bette Grande
" EPA’s decision to implement them now is nothing more than an obvious bad-faith attempt to throw up as many hurdles to the incoming administration as possible." - Isaac Orr
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Energy
Environment
June 1, 2016
By Sam Kasman
This past Monday, the New York Times carried a front-page story on the National Academy of Sciences' auto fuel-economy study.2 The study, on what is known as the CAFE program (for Corporate Average Fuel Economy), is expected to be released shortly.
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Regulation
Taxes
Government Spending
January 4, 2008
By Bruce Yandle
A different kind of Santa is on the way. Just in time for Christmas, Congress will deliver its interpretation of President Bush's special request: A spanking-new fuel economy regulation that will require U.S.
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March 4, 2016
By Salim Furth & David W. Kreutzer
Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards are adding thousands of dollars to the prices of new cars.
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Energy
Transportation
Environment
March 4, 2016
By Salim Furth, PhD, and David W. Kreutzer, PhD
Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards have added thousands of dollars to the prices of new cars, costing consumers at least $3,800 per vehicle since 2009.
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Energy
Economy
Regulation
Environment
Climate Change
July 8, 2008
By Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
NHTSA developed its proposed CAFE standards using a model (referred to as the “Volpe Model”) that integrates information on the costs and benefits of increasingly stringent CAFE standards for each model year.
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Regulation
Taxes
Government Spending
June 1, 1997
By Environment & Climate News staff
In a bid to preempt regulatory action on the part of the U.S.
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