Cars could get 74 MPG by 2035: The New York Times

Friday, September 03, 2010
Author: 
Jim Motavalli

Building on the Bush Administration's 2007 proposal to raise automotive fuel economy by up to four percent per year, the Obama Administration is now considering regulations that might target a doubling of Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards by 2025. But just how much can the efficiency of cars and light trucks be improved, and at what cost? As The New York Times reports, a new University of Michigan study by John DeCicco finds that auto efficiency could be tripled given sufficient lead time. 

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GM Precept concept car, January 2000