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Main Title Study of Industry Response to Policy Measures Designed to Improve Automobile Fuel Economy.
CORP Author Hittman Associates, Inc., Columbia, Md.;Council on Environmental Quality, Washington, D.C.;Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C.;Department of Transportation, Washington, D.C.
Year Published 1974
Report Number HIT-571; EQ4AC006;
Stock Number PB-234 625
Additional Subjects Fuel consumption ; Automotive industry ; Automotive engineering ; Passenger vehicles ; Government policies ; Regulations ; Taxes ; Revisions ; Spark ignition engines ; Diesel engines ; Automotive transmissions ; Driveshafts ; Automobile tires ; Aerodynamic drag ; Weight control ;
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-234 625 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 178p
Near term technical alternatives available to automobile manufacturers for increasing passenger automobile fuel economy are described. Report examines automobile modifications providing improved fuel economy for six vehicle classes: Subcompact, compact, loaded compact, intermediate, standard, and luxury. For each combination of alternative and class considered, the results include incremental gasoline savings, capital and operating costs both to the manufacturers and consumer, and the number of years required to put the alternative into production. The composite nature of each class of passenger automobile that would be produced under a variety of tax and regulatory schemes during production years 1974-85 is predicted.