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Fuel Economy

Will Higher Fuel Costs Push Demand Destruction?

On top of the pandemic, supply chain shortage, and the distant danger of long-term inflation, the war in Ukraine has helped drive fuel prices skyward. Will it last? And what can be done about it?

More Vocational Fleets Adopt Lightweighting Strategy

A growing trend in second-stage manufacturing is light-weighting, which involves specifying lighter-weight materials to achieve an overall weight reduction to an upfitted vehicle. Specifying lighter-weight upfit materials decreases the vehicle’s curb weight, which, in turn, lowers operating costs by reducing fuel consumption and decreases emissions.

U.S. DOT and EPA Lower Gas Mileage Targets

NHTSA and the EPA will increase the stringency of corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) and CO2 emissions standards by 1.5% each year through model-year 2026, as compared with previous standards that would have required about 5% annual increases.

TuSimple Expands UPS Autonomous Routes

TuSimple has expanded autonomous truck service for current customer UPS to 20 trips per week and has added an additional route between Phoenix, Arizona, and El Paso, Texas.

2020 Ram 1500 Diesel Reaches 32 MPG on the Highway

FCA's diesel-powered 1/2-ton pickup has received an EPA rating of 32 miles per gallon in highway driving, 22 mpg in city driving, and 26 mpg in combined driving when it's set up with a rear-wheel drivetrain.

Volkswagen Overstated Fuel Economy on 98K Vehicles

Volkswagen Group of America will lower the fuel economy ratings of 98,000 vehicles, give up greenhouse gas emissions credits, and reimburse customers under a court settlement with the federal government, the company announced.

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