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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)...

2012-10-31 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...