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Auto Fuel Economy Rises by 4.3 MPG in the Last Five Years

According to an October 2013 report completed by the University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute, entitled “A Comparison of CAFE Standards and Actual CAFE Performance of New Light-Duty Vehicles,” model year 2013 vehicles have an average fuel economy of 29.8 miles per...

EPA Announces It Will Release New Guidelines on Vehicle MPG Ratings

The EPA announced, on February 23, 2015, that it will release new guidelines for vehicle fuel economy testing. The new guidelines will apply next year and will address how vehicles should be prepared and broken in before fuel economy testing. The testing for fuel economy has not been updated in ten years...