What is Lightweighting and How Does it Improve Fuel Economy in Vehicles?

RainerPlendl/iStockphoto Leading up to the 2020 decision to replace the 2012 Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards or clean car standards, there was a noticeable change-in-tune within the regulatory bodies governing automotive fuel regulations. In the EPA’s July 2016 midterm review of the standards, they professed that “automakers can build a single fleet of vehicles […]