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SAE 2010: Affordable technology key to meeting the 2016 CAFE rules

Affordability as the watchword Tuesday as automotive engineers at the SAE World Congress discussed how to meet the new 2016 corporate average fuel economy standards. Automakers will have to get their fleets to an average of 34.1 miles per gallon (35.5 equivalent with other factors for the EPA CO2 limits). Most automakers are already well on their way to this level with their next-generation designs. However, to do it they will

Ford claims biggest five-year fuel economy improvement among major automakers

Ford 1.6-liter EcoBoost - Click above for high-res image gallery

Ford manages biggest five-year fuel economy improvement among major automakers

Ford 1.6-liter EcoBoost - click above for high-res image gallery

Honda tops 2009 corporate fuel economy charts, Chrysler trails

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REPORT: California still wants EPA waiver to set emissions standards until 2012

Even though President Obama's new national CAFE standards will lean on the stricter California standards for support and there was broad agreement that a national standard of this type is the way to move forward, the devilish details could still cause a disagreeme