Let’s Be Clear: Real 2025 Gas-Mileage Goal Is 40 MPG–Or So–Not 54.5 MPG

54.5 MPG CAFE standard for 2025

Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards require carmakers to achieve a fleet average of 54.5 mpg by 2025, but the current average for new vehicles isn’t even close to that. The latest estimates put the average fuel economy of new cars closer to 25 mpg. That sounds like a lot of ground to cover in a decade–but in fact, carmakers don’t… …read more