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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Light-Duty Automotive Technology, Carbon Dioxide Emissions, and Fuel Economy Trends: 1975 Through 2010

Title:
Light-Duty Automotive Technology, Carbon Dioxide Emissions, and Fuel Economy Trends: 1975 Through 2010

Abstract:
This report summarizes key trends in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, fuel economy and technology usage related to model year (MY) 1975 through 2010 light-duty vehicles sold in the United States. Light-duty vehicles are those vehicles that EPA classifies as cars or light-duty trucks (sport utility vehicles, minivans, vans, and pickup trucks with gross vehicle weight ratings up to 8500 pounds).

URL:
http://www.epa.gov/otaq/cert/mpg/fetrends/420r10023.pdf

Source:
U.S. EPA

Resource Type:
Article/report

Date of Publication:
November 2010

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