Mobility Trends of 2017:

Observations From This Year's Auto Shows

Automakers are bringing a diverse portfolio of electric vehicles to the market with an increase in battery range to satisfy customer demands.

Convenience Matters Podcast

A podcast brought to you by NACS and the Fuels Institute.

New Vehicle Technologies and Urban Design
Jan 15, 2018

Gas Prices: Causes and Consequences
Jan 1, 2018

Dispensing Advice with Leaders of PEI
Nov 13, 2017

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Fuels Institute Research

Consumers and Alternative Fuels 2017
This report is based upon an annual consumer survey exploring the attributes most important to consumers when buying a new vehicle, including the importance of alternative powertrains such as electric and diesel powered vehicles.
Global Initiatives: Assessing Current & Future Global Initiatives on Fuels & Vehicles
"Global Initiatives" discusses and compares the current and future governmental regulations affecting the fuels and vehicles market.
Read executive summary here.
2017 Case Competition: Introducing a New Transportation Energy System
Fuels Institute's 2017 Case Competition submissions of the winning team, two semi-finalists, and two honorable mentions.
Tomorrow's Vehicles
"Tomorrow's Vehicles" is a series of three reports forecasting the market shares of the vehicles expected to be sold and driven in the United States and Canada through the year 2025, the current target date of federal fuel efficiency standards.
Read executive summary here.
New Technology Adoption Curves - A Case Study on Delivering E25-Capable Vehicles to Market
The case study evaluates how many vehicles equipped to operate on E25 must be sold each year to achieve a 20% share of vehicles on the road by a certain moment in time. The case study serves as an example of what will be required to achieve significant market penetration for any new technology.
Urbanization - The Effect of Urban Development on U.S. Vehicle Travel And Fuel Demand
An evaluation of more than 100 years of urban development in the U.S. from the perspective of individual mobility.
Read executive summary here.