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  • EPA Fuel Economy Report: Americans Vehicles Saw 1.4 MPG Jump Last Year

    EPA Fuel Economy Report: Americans Vehicles Saw 1.4 MPG Jump Last Year

    by Ryan Koronowski Climate Progress March 16, 2013 Yesterday, EPA released a new report that showed major fuel efficiency gains in American vehicles. EPA’s annual report that tracks the fuel economy of vehicles sold in the United States is signaling a significant 1.4 mile per gallon (mpg) increase for 2012 cars and trucks ‚Äì along with a continued decrease in carbon pollution. Read more…

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  • Wall Street Journal Op-Ed Needs a Better Accountant

    Wall Street Journal Op-Ed Needs a Better Accountant

    NRDC’s Max Baumhefner refutes WSJ op-ed on Green Cars.

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  • Detroit Rethinks Small Trucks

    Detroit Rethinks Small Trucks

    by Christine Rogers and Jeff Bennett, Wall St. Journal, March 11, 2013 Rising fuel prices haveGeneral MotorsCo.GM+0.35%and Chrysler Group LLC taking a second look at peddling smaller pickup trucks‚Äîvehicles that the Detroit Three auto makers abandoned in the U.S. amid weak demand. Read more…

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  • More miles per gallon: Options for fuel efficient cars growing

    More miles per gallon: Options for fuel efficient cars growing

    by Chris Oberholtz, Erika Tallan, Laura McCallister, Alan Shope KCTV5 News March 7, 2013 Thursday is the first full day of the Kansas City Auto Show… There are lots to see, including new features meant to save people money down the road. Automakers have to make new cars more fuel efficient. Read more and see video…

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  • Chrysler And Whole Auto Industry Adding Jobs To Meet Surging Sales

    Chrysler And Whole Auto Industry Adding Jobs To Meet Surging Sales

    by David Kiley AOL Autos February 28, 2012 As consumers pile back into the market for a new car, the good news is that high-value auto manufacturing jobs keep getting added, and in cities that can sure use the help… Automakers are investing in new jobs in the U.S. as the industry has recovered from selling just about 10 million new vehicles in 2009 to an anticipated 15.5 million this year. Since 2009, and after the domestic auto industry was [...]

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  • Electric Car Sales? Doing Better Than The Prius Was, Thank You

    Electric Car Sales? Doing Better Than The Prius Was, Thank You

    by Antony Ingram Green Car Reports February 20, 2013 …Think electric cars are selling poorly? In comparison, at the moment, they are–but look back to those early years of the Prius and the sales numbers tell a very different story. Scientific American has looked at the early sales figures for the Toyota Prius, launched in 1997, and lined them up alongside recent plug-in vehicles: The Mitsubishi i-MiEV launched in 2009, the 2010′s Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf, and 2012′s Toyota [...]

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