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.
Dow Chemical to Deploy 100 PHEV F-150 Pickups
MIDLAND, MI - Dow will deploy more than 100 Ford F-150 PHEV pickup trucks by the end of 2012, in the first phase of its fleet conversion.