Moving beyond the CAFE

Recent announcements by Ford and GM show that the giants of American auto manufacturing are investing in various approaches to meet the federal government’s stringent new fuel economy standards. However, GM’s focus on plug-in electric vehicles may show that the… Continue Reading →

The three-wheeled car that could

A three-wheeled, tear-drop-shaped car that averages an impressive 330 mpg and has a sticker price of $25,000 sounds like something out of a science fiction movie. However, in 2006, Aptera Motors, Inc. created just that. The innovative electric vehicle was… Continue Reading →

Miles per dollar, not miles per gallon

Chances are, the latest announcement of updated Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards, requiring new vehicles to average 54.5 mpg by model year 2025, was delightful music to your ears. Current CAFE standards leniently require the average fuel economy for cars… Continue Reading →