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Fast Facts on Fuel Economy

A collection of our most recent relevant analysis and fact sheets on automotive fuel economy.

New survey finds strong consumer interest in improved fuel economy, especially among growing segment of SUV and pickup truck owners (August 2019)

New analysis by CR finds rolling back fuel economy standards will do nothing to improve traffic safety, and will be very costly for American consumers (August 2019)

Rollback of fuel economy rules would have negative financial, health impacts on consumers (October 2018)

Lightweighting costs little while saving lives (October 2018)

Fuel economy mostly ignored in auto ads (September 2018)

Strong consumer demand for fuel economy (July 2018)

Consumers willing to pay for fuel economy (June 2018)


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