Essays Tagged: "Fuel economy in automobiles"

Corporate Average Fuel Economy

real nice piece of work good!Corporate Average Fuel EconomyThe foreshadowed Market Failures of the mid 1970's gave way to Corporate Average Fuel Ec ... way to Corporate Average Fuel Economy, regulation which would call for new standards in automobile fuel efficiency. The market failures hinged on a number of outside variables which could have had a ... pump prices and b) forecasted resource expenditure before the year 2000.*** With Corporate Average Fuel Economy in place the market failures should be partially alleviated and pressures due to restri ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Are Atmosphere

these vehicles of the future that will leave the air more clean than the predecessor. The types of fuel this engine will eventually use as a source of energy is hydrogen. Before this is put into prac ... . This is a good alternative for the time being, that is until the possibility to use hydrogen as a fuel is made a reality. Vehicles are not the only things that contribute to the pollution around the ...

(19 pages) 38 2 4.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Hybrid Alternative to Gasoline.

dence on it.There are multiple possibilities to relieve the gasoline predicament, such as alternate fuels, alternate vehicle designs, and or public transportation systems. But, of all the potential al ... ey for the consumer, by using less gas. No new engines need to be redesigned to work with alternate fuels; no solar cars need to be build that has every inch of it covered with panels. And no tramway ...

(7 pages) 248 1 2.8 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Economics Of Buying A Car

that are looked at and that can be related to economics are the safety specifications, warranties, fuel economy, and price. Each of these, along with many others, plays a role in the selection proces ... r not the car can be maintained and the financial risks it holds if the car were to brake down. The fuel economy of a car is important relating to the gas the car will consume. If the car uses gasolin ...

(1 pages) 19 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Going Off To War While Addicted To Oil

t on oil, and we are declaring war with the people who provide us with that oil. The United States' fuel deficiency of its motor vehicles is down, the lowest that it has been in its last 20 years. The ... ited States to build more compact cars and less SUV and Light Trucks, not to increase the amount of fuel needed on cars. This leaves the writer with one specific point, of energy security, meaning tha ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Turbocharged Performance

ome people will be wondering how a turbo can create more power with fewer emissions and have better fuel economy. But as we know everything is possible.For an example, a theoretical natural aspirated ... 200hp and 200 ft-lbs of torque will probably need to be a 2.5 liter engine and have six cylinders. Fuel economy for that engine would be around 19 mpg in the city and roughly 25 mpg on the freeway.Li ...

(4 pages) 724 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Business action plan - NREL

For the last couple of years our company has spent an outrageous amount of money on fuel. The increasing price of gas and the number of miles our vehicles travel each day is costing ou ... any a lot of money. With the new technology that is available using hybrids and new types of diesel fuels we could save our company money and help save our environment at the same time.One of our truc ... month at $900 per truck. Since we have 20 trucks in our fleet, we are spending $18,000 a month for fuel alone. By investing in hybrid or bio-diesel and practicing some good driving techniques we coul ...

(3 pages) 52 2 5.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

An Inconvenient Truth or Convenient Revenue?

nment would burden its citizens with a carbon tax on cars or electricity made with carbon producing fuels, it would affect everybody, and be particularly hard on the middle class and below (Mankiw 2). ... mine of carbon taxes.Lawmakers in both political parties want to require carmakers to increase the fuel efficiency of the cars they sell. Passing the buck to auto companies has a lot of popular appea ...

(9 pages) 59 2 4.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Lotus Rental Car Assessment

TUS RENTAL CAR'S ASSESSMENT1LOTUS RENTAL CAR'S ASSESSMENT7IntroductionAdding alternative fuel vehicles to the fleet is essential to our environment, beneficial for our consumers, and potent ... consumers, and potentially highly profitable for Lotus Rental Car. With the everlasting increase in fuel, the consumer is looking for alternative ways to save money on fuel and at the same time be con ...

(8 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers