>Experts are urging the EPA to include new technologies which make cars more efficient in the new CAFE Scores. As reported in the November 16, 2009 issue of Automotive News, CAFE requirements will be raised by 40% to 35.5 mpg by 2016 which is a marked improvement from today’s standards, however, even better would be credits for technologies such as systems that provide alerts when oil changes, new brake fluid and transmissions cleanings are due as well as infrared reflective glass to reduce the heat trapped in cars. In this way, high mpg as well as greener technologies would be acknowledged and rewarded. Already automakers get CAFE credit for flex-fuel vehicles that run on E85 and a proposal would give credit to vehicle fleets with greener air conditioning units. Why not other technologies as well? I’ll have a grande Cafe au Tech with adaptive cruise control, extra real-time traffic alerts, topped with solar panels, please.