What is CAFE? The Corporate Average Fuel Economy rating for a company is important. We hear a lot about CAFE standards and requirements in the news, but it’s rarely explained to us in detail. Here’s how it works as a regulatory system and how it’s calculated for enforcement.
Tesla recently told the California Air Resources Board (CARB) that the Cybertruck will be a heavy duty (aka “3/4 ton”) truck. What does this mean? A fan asks about this and wonders if it means that the Cybertruck will be competitive with other HD pickups. Here’s the straight juice on what EPA classifications for trucks actually means and why it’s not what you probably think it is.