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Trump CAFE review: Automakers, be careful what you ask for

Published: March 16, 2017

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Fuel Efficiency , United States , Electric , Future , Hybrid Will the easing of fuel mileage standards be a good thing for the auto industry? At least one experts thinks not


2016 marked the third-straight year of no MPG growth

Published: January 11, 2017

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Filed under: Green , AutoblogGreen Exclusive , Fuel Efficiency , United States , Electric , Hybrid Fuel-efficiency average doesn’t budge from 2015 or 2104 level, as more trucks sales offset higher plug-in vehicle demand. Continue reading 2016 marked the third-straight year of no MPG growth 2016 marked the third-straight year of no MPG growth originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:30:00 EST.


Mitsubishi admits it lied about MPG ratings for all vehicles in Japan

Published: May 11, 2016

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Mitsubishi , Fuel Efficiency , Japan Mitsubishi says its shady fuel-economy test practices may have been used on all vehicles it sells and has sold in Japan. Continue reading Mitsubishi admits it lied about MPG ratings for all vehicles in Japan Mitsubishi admits it lied about MPG ratings for all vehicles in Japan originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 11 May 2016 12:36:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds


US MPG levels plateauing after years of progress

Published: March 3, 2016

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Fuel Efficiency , United States New-vehicle fuel economy has stayed about the same for the past two years. Continue reading US MPG levels plateauing after years of progress US MPG levels plateauing after years of progress originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 03 Mar 2016 17:30:00 EST.


Cheap gas unlikely to get even cheaper

Published: February 16, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Fuel Efficiency , Middle East , Russia Russia and Saudi Arabia agree to hold production to January’s near-record output, but with Iran’s production ramping up, the effect on prices could be minimal. Still, we worry. Continue reading Cheap gas unlikely to get even cheaper Cheap gas unlikely to get even cheaper originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 16 Feb 2016 08:24:00 EST


CAFE is too slow, let’s go for faster gains

Published: February 15, 2016

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Filed under: Autoline on Autoblog , Green , Fuel Efficiency , Technology , Electric , Hybrid Autoline’s John McElroy suggests how to fix fuel-economy and emissions issues in the United States. Continue reading CAFE is too slow, let’s go for faster gains CAFE is too slow, let’s go for faster gains originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 15 Feb 2016 13:59:00 EST.


Toyota expects to sell 30,000 fuel cell vehicles a year by 2020

Published: October 14, 2015

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Filed under: Green , Plants/Manufacturing , Toyota , Fuel Efficiency , Future , Hydrogen Toyota will reduce CO2 emissions from its new cars by 90 percent in 2050, and plans to sell 30,000 H2 cars a year in 2020. Continue reading Toyota expects to sell 30,000 fuel cell vehicles a year by 2020 Toyota expects to sell 30,000 fuel cell vehicles a year by 2020 originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 14 Oct 2015 19:30:00 EST


EPA upping its game amid Volkswagen probe

Published: October 14, 2015

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Volkswagen , Emissions In the wake of the Volkswagen emissions-cheating scandal, the Environmental Protection Agency vowed to crack down on the auto industry with renewed vigor. That process has started.


Average US mpg for September drops again

Published: October 7, 2015

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Filed under: Green , Fuel Efficiency , United States Fuel economy drops a smidgeon from August, but still far from last August’s highs, UMTRI says. Continue reading Average US mpg for September drops again Average US mpg for September drops again originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 07 Oct 2015 10:57:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds .


Today’s US fleet fuel economy barely better than in 1923

Published: August 19, 2015

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Filed under: Green , Fuel Efficiency , United States A new study released this month from the University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute found that the average fuel efficiency of America’s fleet has only risen by 3.6 miles per gallon in the last 92 years. Continue reading Today’s US fleet fuel economy barely better than in 1923 Today’s US fleet fuel economy barely better than in 1923 originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 19 Aug 2015 16:43:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds


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