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  • The Future of Fuel Efficiency

    The Future of Fuel Efficiency

    In this three part series, Ars Technica looks at the latest innovations in fuel efficiency.. and what the future holds. Part One: More bang, less buck: How car engine tech does more with less by Jonathan M. Gitlin, October 1, 2012 This article covers combustion engine design and turbocharging. Part Two: The road ahead: How we’ll get to 54.5 mpg by 2025 by Jonathan M. Gitlin and Kyle Niemeyer, October 8, 2012 Part Two covers new CAFE standards, start-stop technology, [...]

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  • Drivers Want ‚Äì and Will Pay ‚Äì for More Efficient Cars

    Drivers Want – and Will Pay – for More Efficient Cars

    by Paul A. Eisenstein Detroit Bureau September 13, 2012 A growing number of Americans are demanding not only more fuel-efficient cars but those that run on cleaner alternatives to gasoline ‚Äì and they’re willing to pay, according to a pair of new studies. That could be good news for manufacturers fretting about the cost of meeting the government’s strict new Corporate Average Fuel Economy, or CAFE, mandates requiring an average 34.5 mpg by 2016 and 54.5 mpg by 2025. Read [...]

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  • Study: Drivers willing to pay to improve fuel economy

    Study: Drivers willing to pay to improve fuel economy

    by Alisa Priddle Detroit Free Press September 12, 2012 More Americans are willing to pay up front for fuel savings over time and are adjusting how they drive to make each drop of fuel go further, according to a new survey by market research firm Penn Schoen Berland… Of survey respondents, 25% said if they had $1,000 in discretionary income to spend on energy savings, they would buy a vehicle with hybrid technology. Read more…

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  • Environmentally- and budget-friendly hybrid cars gain interest

    Environmentally- and budget-friendly hybrid cars gain interest

    By LORI PRICE New Jersey Herald June 3, 2012 High gas prices and eco-concerned consumers are increasing an interest in hybrid and fuel efficient cars. In the effort to save the environment through reducing harmful emissions and consuming less non-renewable resources, the automotive world is making strides in producing environmentally friendly cars for eco-friendly and budget conscience consumers. Read more…    

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