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EPA gas-mileage labels accurate, helpful, unlike 2005: Consumer Reports

EPA gas-mileage labels accurate, helpful, unlike 2005: Consumer Reports

Car buyers remain aware that the real-world fuel economy of new vehicles may not match the ratings on their window stickers. The year-old Volkswagen diesel scandal has also shown the vulnerability of laboratory emissions tests to deliberate cheating by manufacturers. But the news isn't entirely... read more

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2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, Oct 2012

EPA To Tighten Gas-Mileage Test Rules, Audit More Ratings From Carmakers

The EPA plans to audit more of the gas-mileage test data submitted by carmakers, and tighten its rules for that testing, after fuel-economy ratings on almost 20 recent models... read more October 20, 2014 by


 
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Los Angeles, August 2012

Ford's C-Max Mileage Mess: How It Happened And What It Means

Ford spent nine months justifying the 47-mpg fuel-efficiency rating of its new 2013 C-Max Hybrid--before it bowed to public pressure and lowered it to 43 mpg late Thursday... read more August 18, 2013 by


 
2011 Fuel Economy Labels

Breast-Beating Over EPA Mileage Labels: Will Ratings Change?

Obviously, fuel economy will be an increasingly big deal in years to come. The gas-mileage ratings of new cars and trucks must double (and then some) between last year and... read more February 28, 2013 by 12


 
2011 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai-Kia Gas Mileage Fiasco: What Does It Mean For You?

Now the recriminations--and lawsuits--will start. And we expect the focus on real-world gas mileage to increase, following news that Hyundai and Kia will revise gas-mileage... read more November 7, 2012 by 18


 
2013 Kia Soul

Hyundai, Kia Rapped By EPA Over Misstated MPG Stickers

The EPA has ordered Kia and Hyundai to amend window stickers on 13 models from the 2011, 2012 and 2013 model years after the two companies were found to be misstating the... read more November 2, 2012 by 18


 
EPA gas-mileage label (window sticker), design used starting in model year 2013

New Gas-Mileage Window Stickers: DoT Head Ray LaHood Explains Them For You (Video)

Starting with the 2013 model year, you will see a new and more informative gas-mileage sticker on the window of new cars for sale. There are several changes, both graphic and... read more August 29, 2011 by 0


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

Selling A Used Car? Put A Gas-Mileage Sticker In The Window!

For every new vehicle that gets sold in the United States, four used cars change hands. Those new cars have nice, big window stickers showing their EPA-rated gas mileage... read more March 16, 2011 by 2


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt test drive, Michigan, October 2010

Federal Incentives: Subsidizing 'Volt-Gouging' By Chevy Dealers?

It's the sign of a successful car launch: Dealers add blatant markups to the sticker price, charging thousands of dollars extra because buyer demand exceeds supply, and... read more February 18, 2011 by 10


 
Proposed design (2 of 2) for gas mileage and emissions impact of new vehicle, U.S. EPA, August 2010

EPA Sticks To Its Guns, Still Considering Letter Grades For Cars

Despite criticism from the auto industry, it looks like the EPA may be sticking to its guns and planning to launch new redesigned gas-mileage stickers for new cars that... read more January 31, 2011 by 4


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt Z-Spec

2011 Chevrolet Volt Gets 93 MPGe EV Rating, 60 MPG Combined

The shenanigans continue. Just this week the Nissan LEAF was rated at 99 mpg-equivalent by the EPA, raising the ire of our own John Voelcker--and justifiably so. Today, the... read more November 24, 2010 by 11


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

Idiocy: EPA Rates 2011 Nissan Leaf 'Gas Mileage' At 99 MPG

So it's come down to this, has it? The U.S. car-buying public is apparently so stupid that the Environmental Protection Agency has to rate the efficiency of an all-electric... read more November 22, 2010 by 3


 

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