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Japan Follows Obama's Lead, Will Tighten Gas-Mileage Rules

Japan Follows Obama's Lead, Will Tighten Gas-Mileage Rules

With agreement among the White House, the EPA and NHTSA, and most major automakers (though not all), the U.S. looks to be well on its way to a corporate average fuel-economy requirement of 54.5 mpg by model year 2025. That translates to 40 to 45 mpg in real-world gas mileage, but it's still a... read more

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency adminstrator Lisa Jackson and President Barack Obama

Consumer Reports On 56.2-MPG Gas-Mileage Goal: Meh, Can Do Better

Much debate will occur--and that's putting it politely--over the next round of gas-mileage standards, which the EPA hopes to finalize next year for 2017-2025 vehicles... read more July 1, 2011 by  3


 
Proposed EPA E15 gasoline pump warning label for ethanol content

E15 Gas Warning Label Coming Soon To Pumps Near You, Maybe

They're not pretty, but they should catch your attention. Yesterday, the Environmental Protection Agency issued its design for a warning label to be placed on so-called pumps... read more June 29, 2011 by  5


 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency adminstrator Lisa Jackson and President Barack Obama

White House, Feds To Push For 56.2-MPG Fuel Economy In 2025

The two Federal agencies that set gas mileage and emissions standards for future cars may propose rules that require corporate average fuel economy to reach 56 miles per... read more June 28, 2011 by  3


 
Barack Obama

Should Detroit Dial Down The Doom & Gloom Over High-Mileage Rules?

We've heard this script before. Some agency of the Federal Government proposes a new rule that will affect the design and performance of cars in some way, sometime in the... read more June 15, 2011 by  14


 
2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid

All-New 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid To Get 47-48 City MPG: Report

The all-new, entirely redesigned 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid sedan may be rated by the EPA as high as 47 or 48 mpg on the city cycle, according to reports on a website that... read more June 13, 2011 by  2


 
2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist Live Shots

2012 Buick Lacrosse eAssist 37-MPG Sedan Priced At $30,820 (With Destination)

Buick announced today that it would price the four-cylinder version of its 2012 Lacrosse large sedan at $29,960. That sneaks the advertised price neatly under the $30,000... read more June 8, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Hyundai Elantra Limited

Hyundai Elantra Gas Mileage

Unlike other compact cars, the gas-mileage story for the 2011 Hyundai Elantra is simple. There's a single engine, a choice of two transmissions--six-speed automatic or... read more June 3, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco, New York City, March 2011

Chevrolet Cruze Gas Mileage

With two models--one all about gas mileage, with two transmission options, plus the other one, which has two engines and two transmissions--the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze may take... read more June 1, 2011 by  2


 
2012 Honda Civic sedan at New York Auto Show, April 2011

Honda Civic Gas Mileage

With a redesigned range of Civic sedan and coupe models, and no fewer than five separate variants, the new 2012 Honda Civic makes an aggressive effort to position Honda at... read more May 31, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Fiat 500 Cabrio

This Summer’s Six Best Convertibles For Great Gas Mileage

Summer is finally upon us and that means convertible owners will be cruising the highways with their tops down and the wind in their hair. Convertibles are traditionally more... read more May 31, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Fuel Economy Labels

New Fuel Economy Label Highlights Electric Cars, Plug-Ins

The Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Transportation have unveiled their updated fuel economy labels. There's some new information aimed squarely to inform... read more May 28, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Toyota Corolla

Toyota Corolla Gas Mileage

The 2011 Toyota Corolla is one of the best-selling compact sedans in the U.S. market. But its gas mileage isn't necessarily anything to write home about. The most... read more May 26, 2011 by  4


 
Gas pump

High Gas Prices Changing Vacation Plans, Even House Purchases

There's more than a 3-to-1 chance that your gas price fell last week. The price itself depends largely on what state you live in, but the average price of a gallon of... read more May 23, 2011 by  2


 
Gas pump

Dollar-A-Gallon Gasoline? Yep, Briefly, One Day In LA (Video)

Even if some of us suspect that cheap gasoline may never come back for good ... well, we can dream, right? In the face of national gas prices averaging $4 a gallon, and... read more May 16, 2011 by  2


 
Sample used-car window sticker showing gas mileage, for a 2000 Honda Insight

Feds To Mandate Up To 62 MPG By 2025; What Does It Mean For You?

Two days ago, the NHTSA said that it would require annual gas-mileage improvements of somewhere between 2 and 7 percent each year between 2017 and 2025. Corporate average... read more May 12, 2011 by  28


 
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