Fuel Economy Continues Climbing

by Joseph Szczesny
The Detroit Bureau
December 6, 2012

The average fuel economy of all new vehicles sold in the United States remains at its highest level ever, while emissions are at a record low, according to the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute…

Automakers anticipate still further mileage improvements in the coming years. The industry has to meet the government’s new 35.5 mpg Corporate Average Fuel Economy, or CAFE, standard by 2016, and a further increase to 54.5 mpg by 2025.

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