Curbing CAFE and zero-emissions standards wouldn’t mean the end of plug-ins

November 6, 2018 by Abhay Sharma

(Source: Green Biz) In August, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took the first steps in rolling back the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) and light-duty vehicle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards. At that time, the administration released a notice of proposed rulemaking titled the “Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule for Model for Model Years 2021-2026” (the SAFE Vehicles Rule). The proposed changes would hold CAFE and GHG standards at current 2020 targets of about 35 miles per gallon (mpg), instead of the approximately 54.5 mpg 2026 standard in place. (The exact standards vary by light-duty vehicle type.) Read full article…

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