GFEI report suggests $2T savings from fuel economy improvements in ICE vehicles through 2025 can help fund long-term transition to plug-ins

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Fuel economy improvements from conventional internal combustion engine cars can save an estimated $2 trillion in fuel costs through 2025—and more in years after— according to a new working paper published by the Global Fuel Economy Initiative (GFEI) prepared by Dr. Lew Fulton, Co-Director, NextSTEPS Program at the Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California at Davis. Thus a $500 tax would still allow consumers to keep 3?4

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Global Fuel Economy Initiative Releases Roadmap Report on Achieving 50% Fuel Economy Improvement in LDV Fleet by 2050

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The International Energy Agency (IEA) has estimated that fuel consumption and emissions of CO 2 from the world’s cars will roughly double between 2000 and 2050. Worldwide, cars currently account for close to half of the transport sector’s fuel consumption and CO 2 emissions.

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