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Car efficiency can be doubled

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The world’s car fleet could half its fuel consumption between 2005 and 2030, if only governments would set taxes and charges that encourage fuel efficiency and not enhanced performance. That is the finding from a study by the Global Fuel Economy Initiative , which says in many OECD countries, average new car fuel economy could be down to just over 4 litres per 100km (60 miles per gallon).