The Technology to Reach 60 mpg by 2025: Putting Fuel-Saving Technology to Work to Save Oil and Cut Pollution

Issue Paper
March 11, 2011

Technical working paper by NRDC and the Union of Concerned Scientists titled “The Technology to Reach 60 mpg by 2025: Putting Fuel-Saving Technology to Work to Save Oil and Cut Pollution” describes car and light truck vehicle technology and sales mix to meet a model year 2025 fuel economy standard of 60 mpg and a greenhouse emissions standard of 143 gCO2/mile. The paper was submitted to Environmental Protection Agency and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration as an appendix to NRDC comments to the Notice of Intent to Conduct Joint Rulemaking 2017 and Later Model Years Light Duty Vehicle GHG Emissions and CAFE Standards (Docket No. EPA–HQ–OAR–0799 and NHTSA–2010–0131).