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  1. 1. Beyond Gasoline: Fuel Economy
  2. 2. CAFE Standards Corporate Average Fuel Economy Mileage requirements for new vehicles
  3. 3. Current CAFE Standards <ul><li>27.5 mpg for passenger automobiles </li></ul><ul><li>20.7 mpg for light trucks & SUVs </li></ul>
  4. 4. How do we make cars that use less gasoline? <ul><li>Reduce wind drag </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce weight </li></ul><ul><li>More efficient engines and drive trains </li></ul>
  5. 5. Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) <ul><li>Gasoline Engine </li></ul><ul><li>Electric motor </li></ul><ul><li>Does not need to be recharged </li></ul>
  6. 6. Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
  7. 7. Some Examples of 2007 Fuel Efficient Models
  8. 8. Toyota Prius <ul><li>Sedan </li></ul><ul><li>$22,200 </li></ul><ul><li>Hybrid </li></ul><ul><li>48 mpg </li></ul><ul><li>110 hp </li></ul>
  9. 9. Honda Civic Hybrid <ul><li>Sedan </li></ul><ul><li>$22,600 </li></ul><ul><li>Hybrid </li></ul><ul><li>45 mpg </li></ul><ul><li>110 hp </li></ul>
  10. 10. Toyota Yaris Liftback <ul><li>Sedan </li></ul><ul><li>$11,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Gasoline </li></ul><ul><li>40 mpg </li></ul><ul><li>106hp </li></ul>
  11. 11. Scion xB <ul><li>Sedan </li></ul><ul><li>$14,600 </li></ul><ul><li>Gasoline </li></ul><ul><li>37 mpg </li></ul><ul><li>103 hp </li></ul>
  12. 12. Honda Fit <ul><li>5-Door </li></ul><ul><li>$13,900 </li></ul><ul><li>Gasoline </li></ul><ul><li>37 mpg </li></ul><ul><li>109 hp </li></ul>
  13. 13. Honda Civic EX <ul><li>Sedan </li></ul><ul><li>$18,700 </li></ul><ul><li>Gasoline </li></ul><ul><li>37 mpg </li></ul><ul><li>140 hp </li></ul>
  14. 14. Ford Escape Hybrid <ul><li>SUV </li></ul><ul><li>$26,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Hybrid </li></ul><ul><li>30 mpg </li></ul><ul><li>230 hp </li></ul>
  15. 15. How long does it take to change the US auto fleet? <ul><li>210 million cars and light trucks in US </li></ul><ul><li>19 million new cars and trucks each year </li></ul><ul><li>200,000 new HEVs in 2005. </li></ul><ul><li>Vehicles last 140,000 miles or 10 years </li></ul><ul><li>Changing rolling stock takes several years. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Policies – Feebate <ul><li>Extra fee to buy a gasoline SUV </li></ul><ul><li>Rebate when buying a HEV </li></ul><ul><li>Nissan Armada: 13 mpg </li></ul>

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