automakers ahead of schedule for 2020 fuel economy targets - auto window closer for car
According to a new analysis from the relevant league of scientists, the automotive industry is making significant progress in improving fuel efficiency and ahead of the plan in achieving strict federal fuel economic goals.
At present, 10% of new passenger cars and trucks on the market have reached the federal target of 2020, and there is still a lot of room for the industry to apply for state-of-the-
UCS says it is an advanced fuel efficiency technology for the remaining fleet.
"Efficiency and emission standards are working --
All you have to do is look at the cars and trucks on the road . "
Dave Cooke, UCS vehicle analyst.
"Automakers are meeting the challenge of making cleaner cars that Americans are buying.
"The car manufacturer must produce a fleet with such a quantity.
By 2020 and 54, the company's average fuel economy was about 42 miles per gallon. 5 mpg by 2025.
But the data is compiled through mandatory tests that exaggerate real-life fuel economy and put window stickers on new cars.
Cook said that the target of 2020 is closer to 32 miles, and the target of 2025 is about 37 miles.
Vehicles that have reached or exceeded these figures include variations of nearly 100 different models, including some of the best-selling models.
The group includes Ford's huge F-
150 leather truck when equipped with 2.
Supercharged V-7 liter6 engine.
The "EcoDiesel" version of the Ram 1500 pickup also meets the 2020 fuel standard.
Other top seller versions that meet the standards include four-wheel-drive Honda CR-
Fusion Hybrid and Fusion Energi plug for Toyota Corolla LE Eco, Honda Civic HF and Fordin hybrid.
Most of the improvements are made on regular vehicles and do not rely on advanced technologies such as battery electric trains or hydrogen fuel cells.
About 70% of car sales that meet or exceed 2020 standards use conventional gasolineand diesel-
Power engine, Cook said.
"Everyone is looking for an internal combustion engine as the main driving force to improve efficiency over the next 10 years," he said . ".
Cook said the average manufacturer is one mile or one year ahead of the target.
Researchers at the University of Michigan's Transportation Institute have also found similar improvements.
They calculated that the average fuel economy of cars, pickup trucks, vans and SUVs purchased in April was 25. 2 mpg.
This is an increase of 14% over April 2010.
Despite progress so far, automakers will have to speed up fuel economy improvements after 2020.
Cook said the curve from 2020 to 2025 was steeper than the curve from this year to 2020.
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