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  • Main Title Automobile and Light Truck Fuel Economy: The CAFE Standards
  • Series Title CRS Issue Briefs


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


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


  • Creation: 2002-12-23


  • English


  • 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: 19 pages.


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


  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • CRS Report Number: IB90122
  • Accession or Local Control No: IB90122 2002-12-23
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metacrs2674