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Proposed 2025 CAFE Standards to be the Catalyst for the Hybridization of Fleets

The 2025 CAFE rules will have a dramatic impact on the types of future vehicles in fleet operations. Currently, no OEM can meet the 2025 CAFE standard of 54.5 mpg, which will double the average EPA-rated fuel economy for all OEMs selling vehicles in the U.S. in less than two decades. Today, only a handful of models get 39 mpg or more. To achieve this standard, the government plans to incentivize the use of advanced technologies, such as hybrid powertrains and vehicle electrification.

CAFE to Increase to 54.5 MPG by 2025

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama announced an agreement with 13 automakers to increase the corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standard to 54.5 miles per gallon for cars and light-duty trucks by model-year 2025.

Government Takes Steps to Advance Fuel Economy Goals

WASHINGTON - In a preliminary technical analysis unveiled Friday, Oct. 1, the U.S. EPA and Department of Transportation described scenarios in which cars would be required to get 47 to 62 miles per gallon by the year 2025, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Obama Pushes for New Fuel-Economy Rules for Trucks

WASHINGTON - President Obama on May 21 announced plans to extend federal auto fuel economy and emissions rules through 2025 and to develop new regulations for large trucks, the New York Times reported.