THE EFFECTIVENESS OF MILES-PER-GALLON METERS AS A MEANS TO CONSERVE GASOLINE IN AUTOMOBILES
This report is an assessment of fuel flow instruments reading directly in miles per gallon (mpg). It describes currently available mpg meters, their installation, utility, and safety and presents an analysis of potential cost savings. It discusses means of encouraging purchase and the use of mpg meters as add-on equipment and considers issues associated with the mandatory installation of mpg meters in new cars.
- Report to the Congress and the President.
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- Huntley, MSF
- Leavitt, W Z
- Publication Date: 1976-10
- Pagination: 71 p.
- TRT Terms: Automobiles; Building; Costs; Equipment; Facilities; Fuel consumption; Fuels; Gasoline; Installation; Measuring instruments; Safety
- Old TRIS Terms: Fuel gages
- Subject Areas: Construction; Energy; Finance; Highways; Maintenance and Preservation; Safety and Human Factors;
- Accession Number: 00147296
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-TSC-OST-76-38 Report
- Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Jun 17 1977 12:00AM