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  • What effect do you think 2016 35mpg CAFE requirements will have on future powertrain development and costs?
  • How do you think the economics of hybrid and non-hybrid powertrains compare?
  • Do you think the auto industry has made significant progress in fuel-saving technologies in the last few years?
  • What impact does the price of gasoline have on demand for vehicles, both in terms of type and the volumes sold when evaluating the oil spikes of 2005, 2008 and 2011?
  • Assuming fuel prices continue to rise, how high do they need to go to move consumers to more fuel efficient choices?
  • Europe has a fleet average fuel economy that is roughly 10 mpg higher than the U.S How do vehicles and the price of fuel differ from in the U.S. to achieve this outcome?
  • How far should consumer incentives be extended from the government to promote the adoption of advanced technology vehicles?
  • Given that the current approach of relying primarily on the Corporate Average Fuel Economy program to meet our objectives for reducing oil dependence, should other market-based mechanisms be considered to meet the societal objectives?
  • Hybrid market share has grown very slowly. Do you see electric vehicles' market share growing at the same rate, more slowly or faster?
  • How optimistic is your forecast for market penetration by electric vehicles?