5 Takeaway Points From the EPA’s TAR leading to CAFE Midterm Evaluation

The key finding for the second half of the program is that the incremental cost for the second half of the program is the same or even lower than agencies previous estimates,” said Hwang. “The new study estimates the incremental cost compared to a model year 2021 baseline is $894 to $1,245 (in 2013 dollars), or an average of $1,070. The estimate from the 2012 final rule was $1,070 in 2010 dollars, which when adjusted to 2013 dollars, is $1,130.”