Observations From Auto Shows

The future is about vehicle connectivity. How do consumers interact with their cars and how do their cars interact with the market?

Convenience Matters Podcast

A podcast brought to you by NACS and the Fuels Institute.
Fueling Responsibly
Jan 07, 2019

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Market Reactions to Low Carbon Fuel Standard Programs
A comprehensive review of the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) to provide insight into the success and challenges of the of the program. The report includes the LCFS program’s evolving regulatory adjustments and compliance strategies, impacts on fuel supply and prices, and its effects on market participants.
Read executive summary here.
2018 Case Competition: Fuel Retailing in 2040
Fuels Institute’s 2018 Case Competition submissions of the winning team, two semi-finalists and two honorable mentions.
Driving Vehicle Sales – Utility, Affordability and Efficiency
An analysis of vehicle sales by segment (truck, small car, SUV, etc.) and powertrain (gasoline, diesel, hybrid, electric) in relation to the volatility of fuel prices over the years. The report also compares how the purchase price and fuel efficiency of each vehicle affects consumer purchasing decisions. View infographic here
The Case of E15
A comprehensive assessment, presented as individual case studies, of retailer experiences selling E15, including the decision process, requirements to sell E15, equipment configurations, marketing strategy and consumer response.
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. 
Read executive summary here.
Global Initiatives: Assessing Current & Future Global Initiatives on Fuels & Vehicles
Our latest report, Global Initiatives, discusses and compares the current and future governmental regulations affecting the fuels and vehicles market.
Read executive summary here.