THE IMPACT OF AUTOMOTIVE FUEL ECONOMY STANDARDS ON COMPETITION IN THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

This report analyzes market demand for automobile attributes, including those that are likely to be affected by fuel economy improvements, and presents estimates of dollar market valuations of key attributes. Market share effects of various assumed changes in car prices are analyzed in order to gain insight into competition among car models and the sensitivity of new car fleet average fuel economy to possible manufacturer or size-class-specific pricing strategies. Effects of gasoline price changes are also analyzed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Charles River Associates, Incorporated

    200 Clarendon Street, John Hancock Tower
    Boston, MA  United States  02116

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Boyd, J H
    • Mellman, R E
  • Publication Date: 1980-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 259 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00326263
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: CRA-391 Final Rpt., HS-805 528
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-7-01786
  • Files: HSL, NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 11 1982 12:00AM