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2012-11-19 16:20:16

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today called upon leaders of the House and Senate Commerce committees to hold hearings into the revelation by the EPA that for the first time in American history large numbers of vehicles carried window stickers with false MPG claims. The nonprofit consumer group wrote the EPA one year ago calling for retesting of the Hyundai Elantra after Hyundai's self-tested MPG estimates were far different than many consumers'...

2012-11-08 16:20:13

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar.com, the authority on new car pricing information, trends and forecasting, today provided actual fuel economy numbers from September light vehicle auto sales that indicate TrueMPG((TM) )increased to 23.2 mpg in October 2012 compared to 22.2 mpg in October 2011, and stayed flat from September 2012 at 23.2 mpg. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110118/LA31413LOGO) "Unseasonably strong demand for small and gas efficient...

2012-11-08 00:20:09

WAYNE, Mich., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- C-MAX Energi is fifth major advanced technology, fuel-efficient vehicle to be produced at the transformed Michigan Assembly Plant (MAP) - the world's only plant to build gasoline-powered, electric, hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles all on the same production line and the only one to produce four vehicles delivering 40 mpg or more After launching the new Escape, Fusion and C-MAX hybrids, Ford now beats Toyota in fuel economy in every segment...

2012-11-05 12:20:40

BEAUFORT, S.C., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoDual, LLC, a leading provider of dual fuel conversion systems for heavy duty diesel trucks, has achieved authorization from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to begin installing its systems on all 29 engine families of the 2004 to 2009 Cummins ISM engines. The EcoDual conversion kit for the Cummins ISM 11L engine will provide fleets with an opportunity to substitute low cost natural gas for expensive diesel fuel. EcoDual's natural...

Kia, Hyundai Pay For Misleading Customers About Vehicle MPGs
2012-11-02 13:52:50

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Fuel economy is one of the most important features of any new car, and with many looking to either save some money or save the planet, it is becoming a crucial selling point for many automobiles. Therefore, many auto buyers look for the MPG rating on the window sticker before anything else; but what if this rating is incorrect? The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently investigated the MPG ratings on some Kia and...

2012-11-01 15:21:59

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- C.R. England, a Salt Lake City-based global transportation provider, has awarded a Harley-Davidson Sportster Seventy-Two to Richard Robinson, for showing improvement in miles per gallon average and average idle percentage for third quarter 2012. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121101/SF04651) Robinson is a company driver in the Regional Division and has been driving with C.R. England since July of 2007. During the third...

2012-10-31 11:20:42

Separating Fact From Fiction: Model Year and Calendar Year 2012 Are Best Ever For Greenest Vehicles WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's time to give unfairly maligned green cars the respect they earned in a major way in 2012, according to auto analyst Alan L. Baum and Natural Resources Defense Council senior vehicles analyst Luke Tonachel. "The facts are in: consumers now have more opportunities and they are indeed buying green, fuel-efficient vehicles across the...

2012-10-29 11:20:35

BEAUFORT, S.C., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoDual, LLC, a leading provider of diesel to natural gas dual fuel conversion systems for heavy duty diesel powered trucks has partnered with Vision Financial Group, Inc (VFG) to provide lease-to-own financing options for fleet owners seeking to convert to natural gas operation. The EcoDual systems enable heavy duty diesel trucks to displace an average of 60-70% of their diesel fuel use with natural gas, providing a significant fuel cost savings...

2012-10-23 07:22:15

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Green continues to be a dominant shade of innovation in the automotive sector as 2013 looks to be a banner year for vehicle efficiency. According to AutoTrader.com, total shopper interest for alternative fuel and highly fuel-efficient models is up 54 percent so far in 2012. This year's LA Auto Show(®) reflects this trend and will host significant debuts in electric, hybrid, clean-diesel and 40-plus mpg advanced gasoline-powered engines. There...

2012-10-16 11:20:29

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CODA Automotive, a leading developer of all-electric vehicles, announced today it is offering California consumers 10,000 miles of free fuel through a $552 rebate(*) with the purchase of a 2012 CODA in October. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121016/LA93582-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121016/LA93582-b) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120119/LA38885LOGO) "With gas prices this high in California, this is...