Fuel Economy: Now and in the Future


Senior Policy Counsel, Energy and Environment


We advocate for affordable, clean energy to power our homes and our vehicles.
June 13, 2013
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You don’t have to sacrifice the ‘wow factor’ to get better mileage

Consumer Reports explored the latest trends in fuel economy – and how you can best benefit – at a recent roundtable with some top industry and government officials.

Watch the video below and discover which vehicles in showrooms today offer the best fuel efficiency AND driving experience.

You can also hear from experts about new developments in electric vehicles, and cutting-edge technology that fuses diesel and gas engines to get the best of both worlds.


0-10 minutes Consumer Reports President Jim Guest
10-35 minutes NHTSA Administrator David Strickland and EPA Region 2 Administrator Judith Enck
35-55 minutes Panel Discussion: “Fuel Efficiency: Many Roads to Success.”

  • Moderated by Rik Paul, auto editor, Consumer Reports
  • Ann Schlenker, director transportation research, Argonne National Lab
  • Patrick Bolton, senior project manager, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority
  • Stephen Crolius, vice president, Alliance Consulting Group
  • Jake Fisher, director of auto testing, Consumer Reports
55 minutes – End Q&A