Comments on Midterm Evaluation Draft Technical Assessment Report for Model Year 2022–2025 Light Duty Vehicle GHG Emissions and CAFE Standards
RFF experts comment on technology, consumer behavior, and zero emission vehicles in response to a draft report by the Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Transportation, and California Air Resources Board on the midterm review of US standards for greenhouse gases and fuel economy for passenger vehicles.Download
What Does an Electric Vehicle Replace?
Vehicles replaced by EVs are relatively fuel-efficient.
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New Research Questions on Electricity, Transportation, and Carbon Markets: What Stands in the Way Becomes the Way
The Effect of Fuel Economy Standards on New Vehicle Sales
Using a new modeling method, I find that fuel economy standards have a modest effect on new vehicle sales. The method can be applied to perform cost-benefit analysis of the standards.