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Erin Sunde

Industry Analyst -- Fuel Economy

Erin analyses fuel economy and propulsion trends.

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Average Fuel Economy Down in October

The 2020 model-year started with a spike in sales of ICE-only vehicles, especially those in truck segments. The growth trend of electrified vehicles will recover, accelerating with the launch of new product later in the period.

Market Analysis Electrified Vehicles

Record High Fuel Economy in Model Year 2019

Despite an increase in the share of light trucks versus cars, the average mpg of light vehicles sold in the U.S. continued to rise. Electrification was key to the improvement recorded by the Fuel Economy Index, but advancements to traditional powertrains were significant as well.
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Average Fuel Economy Continued to Rise in April

Top-selling segments saw significant gains.

Market Analysis

RDE Testing in Europe May Cause Shift Away from Diesels

Diesel engines have helped European OEMs comply with CO2 regulations, but high levels of pollutants have made some vehicles non-certifiable for sale according to Euro 6 limits.

Engines Regulations

Average Fuel Economy Continues to Rise Quickly

First-quarter 2019 results are up 5.8% from Q1 2018.

Market Analysis

Average Fuel Economy Up in January

Tesla led the way in boosting electrified vehicles, but the movement was supported by other automakers as well.

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