Consumers already have plenty of choices when it comes to buying cars that get good fuel economy. Unfortunately, they don’t choose them. A key reason: even at today’s record-high prices, gasoline is cheap. One quarter of a century after the U.S. government imposed fuel economy standards on cars and trucks, this country is using more oil than ever. Now there’s talk of raising corporate average fuel economy standards even higher. But it’s not going to work this time, either. Let’s look ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Raise the Gas Tax" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.