Tag: CAFE standards


GM is already the maker of the Chevrolet Volt, the first wide-selling domestic plug-in hybrid electric vehicle to hit the market. With new CAFE standards put in place by the US Government, and with growing public demand for cleaner vehicles, Read more…


Transportation has always presented significant design challenges. And no mode of transportation is more fraught with potential hurdles than the automobile. How can we improve fuel efficiency without affecting performance? Are there ways to reduce weight while maintaining strength and safety? Read more…


In recent years a greater emphasis on MPG during car shopping has emerged. Between fluctuating gasoline prices, a broader selection of hybrid vehicles, and the promise of plug-ins and battery electric vehicles, and mandated increases in CAFE standards, fuel economy Read more…

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