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2011-10-12 08:25:00

GENEVA, Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, and a leader in both automotive ICs and energy savings has perfected one of the world's first automotive ICs supporting advanced networking technology to unlock valuable improvements in fuel efficiency and emissions. The chip will help car makers respond to changing new-car legislation in major markets worldwide, aiming to...

2011-10-10 10:40:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar.com, the authority on new car pricing, trends and forecasting, today provided actual fuel economy numbers from September light vehicle auto sales that indicate TrueMPG(TM) increased to 22.0 MPG in September 2011 compared to 21.4 MPG in September 2010, and increased from August 2011 at 21.7 MPG. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110401/LA75616LOGO) "Hyundai and Nissan were the biggest gainers in average fuel economy...

2011-10-04 17:54:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With yesterday's September sales press release, Hyundai Motor America has begun disclosing both its sales-weighted Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) results and its average window-label fuel economy results. Hyundai is the first automaker to disclose either of these important fuel economy data points. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091001/HYUNDAILOGO) "At the beginning of the year, we began reporting monthly sales-weighted...

2011-10-04 14:17:00

DETROIT, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers worldwide expect electric vehicles to travel farther, require less charge time and retail for a lower price than automakers are offering, according to a new survey from Deloitte. In fact, consumers' expectations around performance and purchase price are so divergent from the actual offerings available today, that no more than 2 to 4 percent of consumers worldwide would have their expectations met, according to the survey. The survey,...

2011-10-03 13:05:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America today announced sales of 52,051 vehicles in September, a 12 percent total sales increase compared with the same period a year ago, and a 16 percent retail sales increase over last September. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091001/HYUNDAILOGO) "Finishing September with such strong momentum is no small feat, especially considering the disappointing economic climate," said Dave Zuchowski, Hyundai Motor...

2011-09-22 12:12:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chug (www.chug.net), the car buying engine, today released a new e-MarketView Report: 'Fleet on the Street,' which maps the mileage performance achieved by new cars sold vs. the CAFE mileage standards set by the U.S. government. The report, which provides market-by-market mileage performance data based on the actual cars sold in those markets, reveals that the nation's new car fleet is lagging government mileage standards by over four years....

2011-09-12 14:16:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar.com, the authority on new car pricing, trends and forecasting, today provided actual fuel economy numbers from August light vehicle auto sales that TrueMPG((TM) )will increase to 21.7 MPG in August 2011 up from 21.6 MPG in August 2010 and up from July 2011 at 21.6 MPG. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110401/LA75616LOGO) "As gas prices started to rise at the end of the month, due to the hurricane, consumers started...

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...