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Gas Mileage Keeps Rising: Record 23.8 MPG Average In 2012

Gas Mileage Keeps Rising: Record 23.8 MPG Average In 2012

Cars averaging 23.8 mpg don't usually get much coverage on GreenCarReports--they simply aren't that green. In this instance though, that gas mileage figure doesn't refer to a particular car--it refers to every car sold in 2012. Researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research... read more

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2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco

Ordering Eco Trim: Gas Savings, But No More Resale Value

High-mileage option packages have become quite familiar over the last few years, as buyers begin to seek ways to lower their gas bills. Ford SFE models, Cruze Ecos, HF-spec... read more January 2, 2013 by  4


 
2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid

2013 Ford Hybrids' Gas Mileage Generates First Lawsuit

It isn't just Hyundai and Kia in deep water over misleading MPG claims--now Ford is the subject of a lawsuit over the MPG of its hybrid models. The federal lawsuit concerns... read more December 27, 2012 by  18


 
2013 Toyota Yaris

Toyota Excited By Next Mazda-Based Yaris Small Car

Toyota has admitted that its Yaris small car isn't a marketing priority right now in the U.S. Instead, much of the company's efforts are going into the top-selling Corolla... read more December 26, 2012 by 


 
2014 Mazda Mazda6

2014 Mazda6 Sedan: 31 MPG Combined (Or So), But Not For Sale

In olden days, new models for the following year came out in September. Now, they're all over the calendar. The latest example is the 2014 Mazda Mazda6 sedan, of which... read more December 24, 2012 by  31


 
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Official: GM Quietly Drops Hybrid Pickups; Are SUVs Next?

GM's full-size hybrid pickups, the Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid and GMC Sierra Hybrid, for much of the time they've been on sale, have offered the highest gas mileage of any... read more December 18, 2012 by  1


 
2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Hyundai And Kia Detail MPG Reimbursement Plans

Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia have revealed details on reimbursement for the owners of 1.1 million vehicles affected by overstated EPA mileage. The EPA found the quoted... read more December 17, 2012 by  2


 
2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Ford: High Hybrid Mileage May Require No-Fun Delicate Driving

Ford is now clearly worried about the mileage ratings of its new 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid and 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid. Company officials said on Friday that while they complied... read more December 17, 2012 by  115


 
2014 Ford Transit Connect

Ford Dribbles Out Gas Mileage Details For 2014 Transit Van Range

There was exactly one gas-mileage number contained in a pair of press releases Ford issued this morning. It was the prediction that one version of its 2014 Ford Transit... read more December 14, 2012 by  3


 
Audi A1 Quattro snow drifting video

How To Get Good Gas Mileage On Your Christmas Travels

'Tis the season to be jolly--and with under two weeks to go before Christmas, drivers across the country will be planning trips to see relatives and friends for the holiday... read more December 12, 2012 by  2


 
2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid

EPA To Dig Into Ford Fusion Hybrid, C-Max Hybrid Mileage

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is set to look into claims that two Ford hybrids don't meet their official fuel economy ratings in real world driving. We reported... read more December 11, 2012 by  19


 
2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Consumer Reports: New Ford Hybrids Don't Meet Mileage Ratings

it's always nice when the big boys say, "You're right." We reported three weeks ago that Ford's new 2013 hybrids were not achieving their 47-mpg EPA gas mileage rating in... read more December 7, 2012 by  26


 
2013 Nissan Altima

Green Car Reports 2013 Best Car To Buy Nominee: Nissan Altima

Not all green cars are hybrids, diesels, or plug-ins. And with new fuel economy regulations now set through 2025, all cars are going to get more efficient--gasoline cars... read more December 6, 2012 by 


 
2011 Volkswagen Nils concept live photos, 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

Five Things Carmakers Will Never Do That Would Boost Gas Mileage

The auto industry gets plenty of attention for its environmental impact, but it's clear to see that fuel efficiency has made huge strides even in the last five years. It... read more December 3, 2012 by  57


 
2014 Mazda Mazda6

2014 Mazda Mazda6: VW TDI Models To Get A Clean-Diesel Rival

Mazda is pushing ahead with its plans to offer a clean-diesel four-cylinder engine that could prove to be a strong rival to the TDI four in some Volkswagen and Audi products... read more November 30, 2012 by  6


 
Tire testing at the National Tire Research Center in Virginia

GM: Tire Tech Key To Fuel Efficiency, Invests $5 Million

As your only point of contact with the road, it's no surprise that tires are important. Not just for performance, handling and safety, but gas mileage too--and General Motors... read more November 27, 2012 by  2


 
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