Founded by NACS in 2013, the Fuels Institute is a nonprofit tax-exempt social welfare organization under section 501 (c) (4) of the Internal Revenue Code. We are dedicated to evaluating issues affecting the vehicles and fuels markets. We commission comprehensive, fact-based research projects that are designed to answer questions, not advocate a specific outcome. Our reports address the interests of industry stakeholders - from business owners making long-term investment decisions to policymakers considering legislation and regulations that affect these markets.
By bringing together diverse stakeholders, we facilitate industry collaboration and identify opportunities and challenges associated with new technologies. Our partners are dedicated to promoting facts and providing decision makers with the most credible information possible so the market can deliver the best vehicle and fuel options to consumers.
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The Board of Advisors identifies, coordinates and directs the Fuels Institute projects as well as sets the research agenda and reviews projects for objectivity before publication.
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From Fuels Institute delivered to your inbox every month - a summary of industry headlines, our observations on the current happenings, and knowledge and resources from various sectors in the world of vehicles and the fuels that power them.
Our latest report, Global Initiatives, discusses and compares the current and future governmental regulations affecting the fuels and vehicles market.
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.