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Low Carbon Fuels: Transforming Transportation for a More Sustainable Future

LOW CARBON FUELS OVERVIEW Greenhouse gases, like carbon dioxide, can trap heat in the earth’s atmosphere. This can lead to extreme weather such as hurricanes,…

March 20, 2023

CR survey report: Fuel economy

Consumer Reports conducted a nationally representative survey to assess Americans’ beliefs and attitudes about vehicles’ fuel economy, as well as the current fuel economy of…

March 6, 2023

Autos fact sheet: CR survey on Americans’ attitudes about fuel economy, hyrbid vehicles

A nationally representative survey by Consumer Reports finds Amercans continue to identify fuel economy as an important factor when shopping for a vehicle. Among the…

March 6, 2023

Press Release

Consumer Reports urges New Mexico Legislature to pass Clean Transportation Fuel Standard Bill

SANTA FE – A new bill to promote cleaner fuels for transportation in New Mexico is moving forward in the state legislature.   The state…

February 23, 2023

Cleaner Fuels: Consumer Reports letter to New Mexico Legislature in support of House Bill 426

Consumer Reports is supporting House Bill 426 introduced in the New Mexico Legislature.   This pro-consumer bill would establish a Clean Fuels Standard for the…

February 23, 2023

Press Release

Consumer Reports Analysis Shows Auto Fuel Efficiency and Safety Gains Haven’t Driven Up Cost of Cars

In a new report, Consumer Reports analyzed data on vehicles purchased for testing, and found vehicle prices remained flat from 2003-2021 when adjusted for inflation,…

February 21, 2023

Vehicle Price Trends: Fuel Economy and Safety Improvements Come Standard

Consumer Reports has a robust data set of real-world vehicle purchases made for our testing program over the past 40 years. A statistical analysis of…

February 21, 2023

Press Release

Consumer Reports urges Senate Environment and Public Works Committee to develop a federal Clean Fuel Standard

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Consumer Reports (CR) is urging the Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works (EPW) to develop a federal Clean Fuel Standard (CFS).  The…

February 15, 2023

Consumer Reports letter to U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works in support of strong Clean Fuels Standard

Consumer Reports wrote members of the U.S. Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works to urge them to support a strong national standard for…

February 14, 2023

Press Release

Consumer Reports Launches New Online Resource Hub as More States Move Forward on Low Carbon Fuel Policies

WASHINGTON, D.C.– With states poised to consider new clean fuel standards in 2023, and the White House announcing details of its plan to reduce U.S. …

January 12, 2023

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