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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...

2012-10-09 07:20:36

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 9, 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 September 2012 compared to 22.0 mpg in September 2011, and stayed flat from August 2012 at 23.2 mpg. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110210/LA46033LOGO) Through the first three quarters of 2012, TrueMPG has...

2012-10-08 11:20:33

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- October is Fall Car Care Month, and the Car Care Council recommends the following ways to fight rising gas prices: Keep your car properly tuned to improve gas mileage by an average of 4 percent. Keep tires properly inflated and improve gas mileage by 3 percent. Replace dirty or clogged air filters on older vehicles to improve gas mileage by as much as 14 percent. Replace dirty spark plugs, which can reduce mileage by two miles per...

2012-09-27 06:20:10

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study out today confirms that reducing vehicle weight with aluminum is the best overall enabler for significant efficiency increases. The report specifically shows that achieving new higher fuel economy standards in the 50+ MPG range is possible by combining a range of technologies that include weight reduction with advance materials. The study was conducted by a member of the AVL Group, the world's largest independent company for the...

2012-09-17 18:20:18

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- All-new Ford Fusion is America's most fuel-efficient midsize sedan after being certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to deliver 47 mpg city, 47 mpg highway, 47 mpg combined in hybrid model Ford Fusion Hybrid beats Toyota Camry Hybrid by 8 mpg highway, 4 mpg city New Fusion offers greatest powertrain range of all midsize sedans with five engines, including two EcoBoost(® )options and hybrid and plug-in hybrid variants for true...

2012-09-14 06:21:05

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New 2013 Fusion with 1.6-liter EcoBoost(®) engine and Auto Start-Stop fuel-saving technology is designed to achieve 37 mpg on the highway NASCAR star Trevor Bayne reaches nearly 50 mpg - the type of efficiency generally reserved for hybrids and small cars - to win Ford's Fusion EcoBoost NASCAR Miles Per Gallon Challenge Bayne outdueled NASCAR superstars and teammates Greg Biffle, Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth by achieving 46.9 mpg at...

2012-09-10 06:21:25

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar.com, the authority on new car pricing information, trends and forecasting, today provided actual fuel economy numbers from August light vehicle auto sales that indicate TrueMPG(TM )increased to 23.3 mpg in August 2012 compared to 21.7 mpg in August 2011, and increased from July 2012 at 23.1 mpg. Just four years ago, in August 2008, TrueMPG was 20.3 mpg. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110118/LA31413LOGO) "Relatively...

2012-09-07 23:01:04

Last week the Obama Administration finalized historic 54.5 Miles Per Gallon Fuel Efficiency Standards. On Thursday, August 30th, Congressman Mike Quigley, Mike Douba from Argonne National Laboratory, State Representative Ann Williams, and Jeff Riley with the Pew Environment Group explained the important benefits for consumers, the auto industry, Illinois, and the nation. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) September 06, 2012 Congressman Mike Quigley, Mike Douba of Argonne National Laboratory, State...

Obama Administration Sets Fuel Economy Standards At 54.5 MPG
2012-08-29 14:16:07

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New federal fuel economy standards, representing a victory for environmentalists and advocates of fuel conservation, were issued this week requiring automakers to nearly double the average fuel economy of new cars and trucks by 2025 to an average fuel economy of 54.5 miles per gallon for the 2025 model year. A goal of almost 55 mpg may sound excessive but engineers deem it achievable with the development of hybrid vehicles while...