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
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?
As the nation moves toward stricter fuel-efficiency standards for light-duty vehicles, many consumers might have concerns. Worries. Fears, even. Their unease might stem from assuming that one day their choices for a new car will run the gamut between gas-sipping compacts and whisper-quiet all-electrics. Read more
Octane is in the news and gaining steam. It likely will be a crucial component of the next round of fuel-economy standards (collectively known as CAFE) for the nation’s fleet of vehicles between now and 2025, a set of rules to be crafted by two federal agencies and California’s influential Air Resources Board. Read more
When it comes to understanding complex regulations, there’s no better source than the experts on Fuel Freedom Foundation’s policy team. We sat down with President and CEO Joe Cannon, and Vice President of Policy and the Environment Robin Vercruse, to ask them to tell us more about the CAFE standards, why they’re important, and how they can benefit consumers. Video and transcript below:
It’s difficult to predict what’s in store for the CAFE standards technical assessment to be released later this year, the first step in a thorough process to revisit fuel-efficiency standards for cars, trucks and SUVs. Read more
Americans, particularly during this heated election season, can be forgiven if they assume that their government never listens to them. Read more