Automobile and Light Truck Fuel Economy: The CAFE Standards Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Automobile and Light Truck Fuel Economy: The CAFE Standards

Creator

  • Author: Bamberger, Robert L.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Resources, Science, and Industry Division

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2002-12-02

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: One of the least controversial provisions of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (P.L. 94-163) established corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards for new passenger cars. This report presents a brief background and analysis regarding the price of crude oil that brought into sharp focus the fuel inefficiency of U.S. automobiles. The report also discusses the previous issues and the most recent developments regarding CAFE.
  • Physical Description: 18 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Energy
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Fuel consumption - standards
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Science policy

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: IB90122
  • Accession or Local Control No: IB90122 2002-12-02
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metacrs2673