Automotive Fuel Economy

Automotive Fuel Economy

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Annotation Explores the technical, financial, psychological, environmental, and political factors weighing for and against significant improvement in gas mileage for American cars and light trucks. Acidic paper. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.EEA (1991a) suggests that current CVTs can do no better than 5-speed manual transmissions; that is, about a 3.5 percent gain over 4-speed automatics (thus, 8 percent over a 3-speed automatic). Ford and Nissan data suggest 2.5 percent isanbsp;...

Title:Automotive Fuel Economy
Publisher:National Academies - 1992-01-01


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