Low-carbon driving speeds

According to the Japanese Automotive Manufacturers Association, which studied fuel use and CO2 emissions associated with different vehicle speeds, the optimal low-emissions speed at which to drive ranges between 40–90km/h (25-55mph).

Source: International Energy Agency, 2009, ‘Transport, Energy and CO2: moving towards sustainability’.

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I am an environmental writer, journalist and speaker living in Cape Town, South Africa.
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