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Fuel Efficiency

Fuel efficiency refers to the energy efficiency of a particular vehicle model, usually measured in miles per gallon or kilometers per litre. Vehicle fuel efficiency depends on properties that include engine performance, weight, and driver behavior. This page presents technical resources that examine advanced vehicles, fuel economy, and idle reduction. See also fuel efficiency standards and alternative fuels and vehicles.

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2011 Summit Highlights: Transport for Society

This website provides webcasts of keynote speeches as well as presentation slides, session summaries, and other documents from the International…

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International Transport Forum

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

Deployment Data

2010 Vehicle Technologies Market Report

This report details the major trends in the United States transportation sector in 2010, as well as the underlying trends…

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United States Department of Energy

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1 February 2011

Deployment Data

2011 Vehicle Technologies Market Report

This report details the major trends in the United States light-duty vehicle and medium/heavy truck markets as well as the…

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory

U.S. Department of Energy

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1 February 2012

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A Farmer's Guide to Energy Self Reliance: How to Decrease Energy Consumption and Increase Profits

This quick guide is designed to help farmers understand the opportunities for energy efficiency and energy production that are available…

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Vermont Law School: Institute for Energy and the Environment

Ag Energy Solutions

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1 September 2008

Deployment Data

A Description of Current Regulatory Practices for the Promotion of Energy Efficiency

This report presents information gathered from the world’s energy markets on regulatory practices aimed at fostering energy efficiency. In preparing…

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International Confederation of Energy Regulators (ICER)

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1 June 2010

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A Review and Comparative Analysis of Fiscal Policies Associated with New Passenger Vehicle Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions

This report analyzes three types of taxes and incentives applied to new private passenger vehicles in eight of the world’s…

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International Council on Clean Transportation

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1 February 2011

Deployment Data

Achieving Greater Safety and Environmental Protection in Road Transport: On the Road to Sustainable Mobility

This report produced by the Japan Automobile Manufacturer’s Association reviews the current strategies and measures adopted domestically by Japan’s automakers…

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Japan Automobile Manufacturer's Association

Inc.

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1 November 2011

Publication

Accelerating the LPG Transition: Global Lessons from Innovative Business and Distribution Models

This report examines how ten countries have switched, or are planning to switch, from traditional fuels such as wood, coal,…

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The World LPG Association (WLPGA)

WLPGA

Date:

30 September 2015

Tools and Websites

ADVISOR (ADvanced VehIcle SimulatOR)

This tool, originally developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), allows users to simulate and analyze conventional, advanced, light,…

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National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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1 April 2012

Deployment Data

An Analysis of Various Policy Instruments to Reduce Congestion, Fuel Consumption, and CO2 Emissions in Beijing

Using a model, this paper analyzes the impact of various policies on the externalities of car use in Beijing, namely…

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The World Bank

Date:

1 September 2009

Policy Data

Alternative Transportation Fuels and Vehicle Technologies: Challenges and Opportunities

This report attempts to present a side-by-side comparison of alternative fuels and vehicles. It examines the benefits and challenges of…

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Center for Strategic and International Studies

United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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1 August 2009

Deployment Data

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center: Fleet Experiences

This compilation of case studies shows how fleets are using alternative fuel vehicles, dealing with infrastructure issues, obtaining funding and…

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United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Policy Data

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center: Federal and State Incentives and Laws Database

This database provides information on U.S. federal and state laws and incentives related to alternative fuels and vehicles, air quality,…

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United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Deployment Data

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center: Data, Analysis, and Trends (Website)

This website provides data and trends related to alternative fuels and vehicles. Here, policymakers, entrepreneurs, fuel users and other parties…

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United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Tools and Websites

Asia Energy Efficiency and Conservation Collaboration Center (website)

The Asia Energy Efficiency and Conservation Collaboration Center (AEEC) is a unit established in the Energy Conservation Center, Japan (ECCJ)…

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The Energy Conservation Center

Japan

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1 August 2013

Policy Data

Assessing the Regional Implications of Advanced Truck Stop Electrification: A Report to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

This report summarizes the findings of an advanced truck stop electrification demonstration project at two participating locations in New York…

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United States Environmental Protection Agency

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1 February 2003

Policy Data

Automobile Fuel Economy Standards: Impacts, Efficiency, and Alternatives

This paper discusses fuel economy regulations in the United States and other countries. It first describes how these programs affect…

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Resources for the Future

Date:

1 January 2010

Tools and Websites

Australia's Green Vehicle Guide

The Green Vehicle Guide provides information about the environmental performance of new light-duty vehicles sold in Australia, including carbon dioxide…

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Australian Department of Infrastructure and Transport