Tuesday, December 11, 2012

54.5 MPG and beyond: fueling energy-efficient vehicles

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
For many can refuel your vehicle be disappointing. It is the only activity that quickly eat up dollar by dollar, the consumer of that sum cost disposable income look at. And a large part of this money goes right the tailpipe - only 14-26% of the energy from the fuel is used to move a vehicle on the road.

Fortunately, the Obama administration's new national fuel economy will improve standards for passenger vehicle efficiency and save Americans at the pump, while reducing our dependence on foreign oil and the US economy is growing.

Completed in August, the new standards build on first fuel economy that rises the Obama administration — the first increase since 1985 - raised, the average fuel economy of passenger cars 35.5 miles per gallon by 2016. Under the new rules, passenger cars and light commercial vehicles, trucks built a model years 2017-2025 industry average are expected to fuel efficiency to reach equivalents of 54.5 miles per gallon by the year 2025 - the efficiency of the cars on the road today almost to double. The complete history, see the blog post of energy.

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