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Report: Diesel and electric vehicles two of many options to meet CAFE regulations

by Eric Loveday (RSS feed) on Mar 23rd, 2010 at 9:01AM

New CAFE standards set to take affect in 2015 have automakers in a hurried frenzy. Meeting target CAFE numbers of 35.5 miles per gallon within the short five-year time frame is no easy feat. Current standards, set at a fleet average of 27.5 mpg, will quickly become a thing of the past. As automakers push to meet the new requirements, decisions must be made. These decisions could best be regarded as risky bets that could impact an automakers success in the years ahead. New rules within the CAFE guidelines will require many compact vehicles to achieve even higher numbers than the 35.5 mpg... Read More

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