RULEMAKING SUPPORT PAPER CONCERNING THE 1981-1984 PASSENGER AUTO AVERAGE FUEL ECONOMY STANDARDS

The report assesses the automobile industry ability to produce more fuel efficient automobiles in the 1981-1984 time frame. The assessment included the following considerations: technology feasibility, economic practicability, effect of other Federal standards, and the need of the nation to conserve fuel. This assessment indicated that the manufacturers could achieve average fuel economy standards of 22 mpg in 1981, 24 mpg in 1982, 26 mpg in 1983 and 27 mpg in 1984. (Portions of this document are not fully legible)

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  • Pagination: 223 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00117482
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT/HS-803 184
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 29 1978 12:00AM