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2012-04-11 10:20:18

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar.com, the authority on new car pricing, trends and forecasting, today provided actual fuel economy numbers from March light vehicle auto sales that indicate TrueMPG(TM)( )increased to 23.4 mpg in March 2012 compared to 22.0 mpg in March 2011, and increased from February 2012 at 23.2 mpg. Just four years ago, in March 2008, TrueMPG was 20.3 mpg. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prn/20110118/LA31413LOGO) "Gas prices are nearing...

2012-04-04 10:20:39

NEW YORK, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Automakers will likely make billions more dollars in profits - under proposed new national gas mileage and emissions standards that will be finalized later this summer. A new report - produced by Citi Investment Research and Analysis in collaboration with Ceres - shows that American automakers will likely enjoy the biggest percentage increase in profits (6.3 percent), pulling in an extra $2.44 billion dollars in 2020 under the standards. The industry as...

Consumers Choose Fuel-efficiency As GM's Numbers Improve
2012-04-04 04:11:16

General Motors Company (GM) became the first US automaker to sell more than 100,000 30 mpg cars in a single month, according to a press release on Tuesday. According to Mark Reuss, GM president for North America, about 40% of their March sales were these fuel-efficient cars. GM is not alone in their steep sales increase of fuel-efficient cars, however. Other major automakers such as Ford Motor Company and Hyundai Motor Company have also seen increases in these kinds of cars. These...

2012-03-19 10:21:27

JOLIET, Ill., March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bill Jacobs Kia- one of the leading Joliet, IL Kia dealers is very excited to announce that Kia Motors America has earned recognition for having the largest improvement in adjusted CO2 and fuel economy performance from 2009 to 2010 of any automaker. According to the Environmental Protection Agency's fuel economy trends report, Kia gained 11.6 percent in fuel economy. The auto company also reduced their CO2 emissions by 10.1 percent. Bill...

2012-03-15 05:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In its commitment to produce sustainable and fuel-efficient vehicles, Kia Motors America (KMA) has "had the biggest improvement in adjusted CO2 and fuel economy performance from MY 2009 to MY 2010" of any automaker, according to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) latest fuel economy trends report titled, "Light-Duty Automotive Technology, Carbon Dioxide Emissions, and Fuel Economy Trends: 1975 Through 2011." Kia's fuel economy gain...

2012-03-13 12:46:00

TORRANCE, Calif., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As California drivers grapple with some of the highest average fuel prices in the nation, Toyota, already the most fuel-efficient full-line auto manufacturer in the United States, has strengthened its portfolio of efficient cars with five recently introduced vehicles that offer an average combined fuel economy of 44 mpg. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120313/LA69226-a) (Photo:...

2012-03-12 17:20:00

TORRANCE, Calif., March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As drivers endure the steady ascent of fuel prices nationally, Toyota, the most fuel-efficient full-line auto manufacturer in the United States, has strengthened its portfolio of efficient cars with five recently introduced vehicles that offer an average combined fuel economy of 44 mpg. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120312/LA69081-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120312/LA69081-b) The Scion iQ (EPA...

2012-03-12 07:30:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar.com, the authority on new car pricing, trends and forecasting, today provided actual fuel economy numbers from February light vehicle auto sales that indicate TrueMPG(TM)( )increased to 23.2 mpg in February 2012 compared to 21.4 mpg in February 2011, and increased from January 2012 at 22.9 mpg. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110118/LA31413LOGO) "The American consumer shopping for a new car is seeing the...

2012-03-09 12:51:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a government-issued report today, Hyundai Motor America was named number one in fuel economy and CO2 emissions in America by topping the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fuel economy rankings for the 2010 model year, beating out traditional leaders Honda and Toyota. No make scored higher than Hyundai. This is the second time Hyundai has led in both categories, having achieved this distinction previously for the 2008 model...

2012-03-01 08:22:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FEV, Inc., (FEV) a leading developer of advanced powertrain and vehicle technologies, announced today that its president and CEO, Gary W. Rogers, has been named as a board member on the Board of Energy and Environmental Systems (BEES), a unit of the Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences of the National Research Council (NRC). The NCR, the principal operating arm of the National Academies, is a private, non-profit organization that...