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2013-01-17 04:20:06

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With each passing year, technological advances in the auto industry and increased consumer expectations combine to raise the bar for new-car fuel economy. Last year's go-to measurement of 40 mpg highway now has been upped by the editors of KBB.com to the even-tougher-to-achieve 40 mpg combined (city and highway) as the latest benchmark in fuel-economy status. New-car shoppers can check out details about the newest fuel-sipping standouts in 'The...

2013-01-09 16:20:10

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, the authority on new car pricing information, trends and forecasting, today provided actual economy numbers from new car sales indicating TrueMPG(TM)( )increased to 23.1 mpg in 2012 compared to 22.3 mpg in 2011. In December 2012, light vehicle auto sales show TrueMPG(TM)( )increased to 23.0 mpg from 22.6 mpg in December 2011, and decreased from November 2012 at 23.2 mpg. (Logo:...

2013-01-05 05:00:53

In an effort to meet government regulations for fuel economy, new vehicle transmissions in 2013 may have as many as 10 gears. The Transmission Shop announces that it will service these new complex transmissions. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 04, 2013 The Transmission Shop, with four locations in the Dallas area, announces that the major car manufacturers are developing new car and light truck transmissions that could have as many as 10 gears, some of which will be on the market in 2013. The...

2012-12-21 08:20:16

SANTA ANA, Calif., Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SaviCorp® (OTCQB: SVMI) Victor A. Chu, newly appointed President of SaviCorp, is pleased to announce successful results from initial DynoValve® installations in "The Bugman's" commercial fleet, seeing a dramatic increase in gas mileage from 16 MPG to as much as 19.9 MPG (24%+) in their vehicles. This significant improvement in fuel mileage has enabled SaviCorp to move forward in completing installation of their flagship DynoValve...

2012-12-19 12:21:11

Alan Baum and NRDC Expert Outline Key Trends Likely to Dominate Fuel Efficiency Picture in New Year; Consumers Seen As Beneficiaries of More Choices, Lower Prices, and Improved Technology WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following this year's clean vehicle advances, fuel efficiency is on a fast track for drivers in the New Year. According to industry analyst Alan L. Baum, principal of Baum &Associates, and Luke Tonachel, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)...

2012-12-13 16:20:39

CINCINNATI, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- New vehicle shoppers know how to find a good deal. That's why so many trust Mike Castrucci of Alexandria with their new vehicle purchase. Recently, one vehicle in particular on the lot has been gaining a large amount of interest. This vehicle is the 2013 Ford Fusion in Cincinnati. With a complete redesign and much more to offer, the new Fusion has won consumers over everywhere. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121213/CG29511)...

2012-12-13 16:20:10

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, the authority on new car pricing information, trends and forecasting, today provided actual fuel economy numbers from November light vehicle auto sales that indicate TrueMPG((TM) )increased to 23.2 mpg in November 2012 compared to 22.3 mpg in November 2011, and stayed flat from October 2012 at 23.2 mpg. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110118/LA31413LOGO) "The demand for fuel-efficient vehicles continues to be...

2012-12-10 16:20:45

DETROIT, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- President Barack Obama today visited Detroit Diesel Corporation to recognize that the company's Detroit(TM) DT12(TM) automated manual transmission and the new Detroit DD15(®) proprietary asymmetric turbocharger will be produced at the Detroit brand manufacturing headquarters in Redford, Michigan. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121210/NY26696-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121210/NY26696-b ) The addition of the...

2012-11-27 08:20:38

CLEVELAND, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced that Miami-Dade County in south Florida has placed a follow-on order for 29 Autocar E3 refuse trucks featuring Parker's fuel-saving RunWise® technology. These vehicles are being used in municipalities across the country yielding significant reliability and performance measures. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121127/CL18523 )...

2012-11-22 16:20:04

JOLIET, Ill., Nov. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Saving money is a big issue in today's world and here at Bill Jacobs Mazda, we want to help. The holiday season is upon us and that means that people are going to be doing a lot of shopping, which means doing a lot of driving and a lot of spending. Having a reliable car is a necessity for Illinois winters and when you are going to be doing a lot of driving, good fuel economy is also necessary. Customers that come in to Bill Jacobs Mazda can...