Gasoline prices are on the rise, and it seems like a good time to start cutting your carbon footprint.
Fuel economy experts are calling on the U.S. government to increase its fuel efficiency standards, which will help drive down fuel prices.
The latest from the EPA and U.N.F.E. The EPA’s new Fuel Economy Standard (FAST) guidelines call for an average U.K. vehicle to achieve a combined average fuel economy of 30.8 mpg by 2025.
This is more than double the 35.4 mpg average in 2025 currently mandated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
That means that if the average fuel efficiency of vehicles of every type, including SUVs, light trucks, pickups and light vans, were to increase to 30.7 mpg, we could expect gasoline prices to drop by about 15% by 2025, according to the report by the U:S.
Energy Information Administration.
The report notes that while the average vehicle is likely to become more efficient in 2025, the fuel efficiency can only go so far.
The average U