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Volvo fights to maintain its comeback momentum

Published: May 4, 2017

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Filed under: Design/Style , Green , Volkswagen An $11-billion gamble paid off – for awhile. Continue reading Volvo fights to maintain its comeback momentum Volvo fights to maintain its comeback momentum originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 04 May 2017 09:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds


US Judge sentences VW to 3 years probation and oversight as part of Dieselgate settlement

Published: April 21, 2017

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Volkswagen It’s part of a $4.3 billion settlement announced in January.


The Kia Niro gets a plug-in model at Geneva

Published: March 10, 2017

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Filed under: Green , Geneva Motor Show , Kia , Crossover , Hatchback , Hybrid It has an electric range of about 25 miles. Continue reading The Kia Niro gets a plug-in model at Geneva The Kia Niro gets a plug-in model at Geneva originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 10 Mar 2017 08:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds


VW blames US for diesel scandal, no fix in sight

Published: December 10, 2015

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Volkswagen , Emissions , Diesel Volkswagen says its diesel problems began in the US with the development of the EA189 engine in 2005, but there’s no fix here yet. Continue reading VW blames US for diesel scandal, no fix in sight VW blames US for diesel scandal, no fix in sight originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 10 Dec 2015 18:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds


ACEEE strips away VW’s green car scores

Published: September 27, 2015

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Volkswagen , Emissions , Diesel Environmental group says Volkswagen diesels’ green cred can’t be trusted until further notice.


Obama administration wants lower ethanol levels

Published: May 29, 2015

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Ethanol , United States A proposal from the Obama administration would lower the 2014 Renewable Fuels Standard level to the amount actually used last year, and goes up from there. Continue reading Obama administration wants lower ethanol levels Obama administration wants lower ethanol levels originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 29 May 2015 13:31:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds


2016 Ford F-150 gets propane, CNG conversions

Published: May 5, 2015

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Filed under: Green , Ford , Alternative Fuels , United States , Truck , Natural Gas Ford is offering a conversion prep option on the 2016 F-150 to run the truck’s 5.0-liter V8 on propane or compressed natural gas. Continue reading 2016 Ford F-150 gets propane, CNG conversions 2016 Ford F-150 gets propane, CNG conversions originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 05 May 2015 09:31:00 EST.


Study: DOE admits nearly 50 percent of EVs bought in California

Published: December 13, 2014

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Filed under: Car Buying , Hybrid , Electric , Ownership , Emissions As fuel prices keep falling across the US , sales of fuel efficient vehicles keep going with them. By AutoblogGreen ‘s tally, the market for green cars, which includes diesels, is down 6.4 percent through November 2014 . However, there is a bright spot in the bleak news


Official: Renault-Nissan has sold 200,000 EVs, claims 58 percent global share

Published: November 26, 2014

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Nissan , Renault The all-electric Renault Zoe sold 10,000 units during its first year on sale and the French automaker has sold a total of about 51,500 EVs since starting sales of its four-vehicle EV lineup in 2011.


Official: Hyundai-Kia fuel-economy errors trigger $300M in federal penalties [w/video]

Published: November 3, 2014

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Hyundai , Kia , Earnings/Financials This amount includes $100-million in civil penalties, the largest such fines in EPA history. Hyundai and Kia are getting more than a slap on the wrist for overstating the fuel economy of an estimated 1.2-million vehicles in their 2011-2013 model ranges


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