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Purpose of CAFE Standards

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Which of the following is true about CAFE standards?

A

They improve fuel economy standards for cars and trucks by requiring a certain percentage of every major fleet include biodiesel engines.

B

Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards are regulations in the United States to improve the average fuel economy of cars and light trucks.

C

CAFE standards, regulations mandating minimum fuel economy for manufactured vehicles, were enacted when gasoline prices first rose in the summer of 2005.

D

Fuel economy standards mandate that 10% of a manufacturer's fleet be electric vehicles.

E

Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards have increased 5 mpg every year since 1973.