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  • Fuel Economy Keeps Rising: 24.6 MPG In March

    Fuel Economy Keeps Rising: 24.6 MPG In March

    by Antony Ingram, Green Car Reports, April 4, 2013 If you’re used to driving around in a Prius then average miles per gallon of 24.6 will sound a little poor in comparison. But that’s the average economy of all cars, light trucks, minivans andSUVspurchased in the U.S. in March–and it’s an all-time high. Read more…

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  • U.S. Cars More Fuel Efficient Than Ever, Says EPA

    U.S. Cars More Fuel Efficient Than Ever, Says EPA

    by Steve Rousseau Popular Mechanics March 18, 2013 f it were possible to sum up in a single number the auto industry’s response to all of the slings and arrows of its recent fortune‚Äîan economic recession, subsequent bailouts, and spiking gas prices ‚Äî that number would be 23.8. According to a recent annual EPA report on carbon dioxide emissions and fuel economy trends, 23.8 mpg is the average fuel economy of all the cars on U.S. roads. It’s the highest […]

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  • U.S. Fuel Economy Continues Record-Breaking Surge

    U.S. Fuel Economy Continues Record-Breaking Surge

    GM Lays Out Plans to Save 12 Billion Gallons of Fuel by 2017, The fuel economy of the U.S. vehicle fleet continues to increase at a record-breaking pace in 2013 – and U.S. automakers are laying plans for continued improvements which will reduce fuel consumption by billions of gallons over the next five years.

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  • Mpg improvements aid mid-sized sales

    Mpg improvements aid mid-sized sales

    by Nick Bunkley Automotive News March 11, 2013 …”Today’s mid-sized sedans get the same or better gas mileage as the compact sedans five years ago,” said TrueCar.com analyst Jesse Toprak. “Consumers have certainly gotten accustomed to living with high-level gas prices, so there’s no more of that knee-jerk reaction.” Read more…

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  • Ford sees more hybrid and electric cars in its future

    Ford sees more hybrid and electric cars in its future

    by Ned B. Hunter Colorado Springs Gazette March 7, 2013 Ford is quickly advancing its hybrid and electrical car programs to meet new federal fuel-efficiency standards years before the deadline. The automaker is training workers at more than 900 dealerships nationwide to sell, maintain and repair hybrid and all-electric vehicles. Two of those dealerships are in Colorado Springs. Read more…

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  • U-M study: New vehicle sales remain at record-high for fuel efficiency

    U-M study: New vehicle sales remain at record-high for fuel efficiency

    By David Shephardson, Detroit News, March 7, 2013 Washington‚Äî Amid high gas prices, thefuel efficiencyof new cars and trucks sold in February remains at a record-high. The University of Michigan said average fuel-economy value ofnew vehiclessold in the United States in February was 24.5 mpg. This ties the record high reached in January and is up 4.4 mpg, or more than 20 percent, since October 2007, when it began monitoring. Read more…    

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