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2011-08-15 11:18:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New commercial vehicle fuel economy regulations announced by the Obama Administration and embraced by truck and engine manufacturers, as well as by environmental groups, show aluminum above all other materials as having the greatest potential to safely reduce vehicle weight to boost fuel economy and cut emissions. The final rule published this month by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety...

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2011-08-10 12:25:00

The White House introduced a new set of efficiency standards on Tuesday that requires medium and heavy-duty trucks to have better fuel economy. According to the White House, the new rules will save $50 billion in fuel costs from 2014 to 2018 and will reduce oil imports by 530 million barrels. The government said that the new standards will also cut greenhouse gas emissions by about 270 million tons. One of the new rules will require engine manufacturers to increase efficiency and another...

2011-08-09 08:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar.com, the authority on new car pricing, trends and forecasting, today provided actual fuel economy numbers from June light vehicle auto sales that indicate TrueMPG(TM)( )will increase to 21.6 MPG in July 2011 compared to 21.4 MPG in July 2010, but remain flat from June 2011 at 21.6 MPG. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110401/LA75616LOGO) "In July, a balanced mix of cars and trucks were purchased, keeping the overall...

2011-08-03 00:00:29

Drive to Reduce Dependence on Fossil Fuels Demands Materials Innovation Traverse City, MI (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 The auto industry's current materials portfolio will need to be augmented to meet new 2025 fuel economy standards, according to a recent WardsAuto and DuPont Automotive survey in late July. Respondents also said materials used in power train vehicle systems will change the most. More than 1,000 subscribers to industry-leading publication WardsAuto responded to a survey designed...

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2011-07-30 06:15:00

President Obama has announced what the Los Angeles Times is calling "an ambitious increase" in fuel-economy standards for vehicle model years 2017 through 2025. The new standards, made official Friday, will require cars and light trucks to achieve a fleetwide average of 54.5 miles per gallon by the year 2025, two miles per gallon less than the White House had previously considered in discussions with California state officials, auto manufacturers, and environmentalists, according to reports...

2011-07-29 07:30:00

Pew Clean Energy Program poll finds strong support for ambitious standards WASHINGTON, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Against a backdrop of sharp differences on a variety of current public policy issues, new polling by the Pew Clean Energy Program demonstrates strong support from American voters for immediate action on vehicle fuel economy. In a national poll* conducted for Pew by the bipartisan polling team The Mellman Group, Inc. and Public Opinion Strategies between July...

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2011-07-28 12:44:20

President Barack Obama will announce new fuel economy standards for cars and light trucks for the model years 2017 through 2025 during an event on Friday. The Obama administration has been in negotiations with automakers on boosting fuel economy. The Associated Press reports that recent changes to the standards for light trucks have reduced the proposal to 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025.  The Obama administration's target for cars and light trucks was originally 56.2 miles per gallon....

2011-07-25 09:30:00

With Radio Ads, Go60MPG Highlights How Strong Fuel Efficiency Standards Would Create Jobs, Save Consumers at the Gas Pump, Reduce Dependence on Foreign Oil Washington, July, 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a decision imminent from the Obama Administration on new fuel efficiency and emissions standards for 2017-2025 vehicles, Go60MPG is launching a radio advertising campaign encouraging Americans to deliver the message to the White House that the best way to offer relief at the gas...

2011-07-22 10:28:00

BOSTON, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceres, a national coalition of leading institutional investors and environmental groups, launched an ad campaign today promoting the economic benefits of higher fuel efficiency standards, citing recent expert research and polling. The ad campaign, which begins with radio spots in Washington, DC and Michigan, is in response to news that the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (AAM) had launched a radio ad campaign claiming adverse economic impacts from...


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