Report Shows No Trade-off Necessary Between Fuel Economy and Safety: New Study Refutes Common Misperceptions
June 7, 2007
Noon - 1:30 p.m.
A Policy Briefing sponsored by the Hewlett Foundation and the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT).
Release of ICCT report and discussion of fuel efficiency and vehicle safety
First Floor Conference Center
Resources for the Future
1616 P St. NW
Washington, DC 20036
Please join us as leading researchers discuss a major new report to be released by the ICCT that explores the relationship between vehicle safety and technologies used to improve fuel economy in passenger vehicles. The issue of passenger vehicle safety will be at the heart of debate in the coming weeks as Congress considers an increase in the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards.
Drew Kodjak, executive director, International Council on Clean Transportation
Deborah Gordon, transportation policy consultant, report co-author
David L. Greene, award-winning fuel economy policy expert, report co-author
Tom Wenzel, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, report co-author