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The MPG Illusion

Assume that you have two cars; an SUV and a compact car. Both cars are aging but you can only afford to replace one. Assume further, that like many families, you still require at least one car with a carrying … Continue reading

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New CAFE standards: 54.5 MPG in 2025

The Obama Administration recently approved new Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for 2017 – 2025. The new standards are an extension of the 2012 – 2016 CAFE standards. The announcement of 54.5 MPG by 2025 certainly raised some eyebrows. Let’s take a look at what the new … Continue reading

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