29 Mar '13, 8pm

Can Cars Keep Their Cool, Even at 100 Miles Per Gallon?

Absolutely. U.S. and Europe and every automaker sees the writing on the wall, and its particularly a challenge for the biggest, most-thirsty trucks, pickups, SUVs. In America, the Obama administration finalized standards that would nearly double today’s fuel economy, and that’s a 54.5 mile per gallon average by 2025, maybe a few miles per gallon more in Europe by 2020. But around the world, regulations continue to dovetail, and basically, carbon dioxide emissions is pretty much a function of how much fuel you burn. So you can pretty closely track what you want to get to in carbon dioxide emissions by what miles per gallon your car is getting.

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/podcast/green-tech/advanced-cars...

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