Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards

Under 49 CFR Part 538, Automotive Fuel Economy Manufacturing Incentives for Alternative Fuel Vehicles

Fuel Economy (CAFE)

49 CFR Part 538 To provide an incentive for the production of vehicles that can operate on certain alternative fuels as well as on regular petroleum fuels, Congress established a special procedure for calculating the fuel economy of those vehicles for determining compliance with the Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards.