NRC report finds Federal analysis to set LD CAFE and GHG standards generally of high quality; some technologies and issues should be re-examined
Green Car Congress
JUNE 19, 2015
to 41 mpg by 2021 and 48.7 mpg by 2025. In addition, deploying turbocharged, downsized engines—which are expected to replace many current engines—may cost more and produce less fuel savings than the agencies’ analysis indicates. For their mid-term review, the Agencies should examine auto manufacturer’s experiences of battery life to determine the appropriate state of charge swing for PHEVs and BEVs so that they can assign costs appropriately.