The nation’s fuel economy standards have been the subject of heated debate, in Washington and beyond.
There’s one element of the discussion that has bridged the political divide, however: the potential for higher-octane fuels to satisfy the interested parties, not to mention benefit the country in a variety of ways. Read more
The past year was quite a whirlwind, especially on the policy front. Unlike many advocacy organizations, Fuel Freedom was well positioned to continue progress both philosophically and with the relationships we have built over the past few years. Read more
Last year we urged the Environmental Protection Agency to consider fuels as part of the pathway to meet the U.S. fuel economy standards.
We staked out our position within the Midterm Evaluation of standards set for vehicles to be sold during model years (MY) 2022 to 2025. Read more
The road to fuel choice leads through the halls of power in Washington, D.C., and state capitol domes. Breaking the oil monopoly will require a combination of federal and state policies; widely available fuels and the cars to run them; and, finally, an educated and willing consumer base. Read more
Today, there are approximately 1.1 billion light-duty vehicles in use around the world.
About 1.2 million, or 0.1 percent of the global fleet, are all-electric or plug-in hybrids. More than 1 billion of those vehicles run on gasoline and diesel-powered internal combustion engines.
And here’s one of the major ways we’ve been pursuing that goal:
It’s that time of year again. Time for all of us to look back at the past 12 months, and to look ahead to the coming year. Thinking about 2016, well, it’s been quite a ride. Read more
We believe the current standard of 54.5 MPG by 2025 is commendable, but we’re concerned about achieving the target at an affordable cost to consumers while still enabling further reductions in the future. Our solution?