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CAFE Standards and Fuel Efficiency

Vehicles in the United States are regulated under policies—such as the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards—that require manufacturers to reduce fuel consumption and carbon emissions. RFF researchers are analyzing the effectiveness of these policies compared to those that influence fuel prices.

Reducing Fuel Economy Standard Costs

Reducing the costs of federal fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards by accurately estimating lifetime vehicle miles traveled

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Fuel Economy Standards and Welfare

Have US fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions standards improved social welfare?

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Reviewing the Fuel Economy Standards Rollback

Find data and analysis on US fuel economy standards.

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