Fuel economy of new cars sold in 2012 reached new high

by Zlati Meyer
Detroit Free Press
July 26, 2012

The average fuel efficiency of new cars hit an all-time in the first half of this year, according to new research released this afternoon by a West Bloomfield auto-industry research firm.

The average rate was 23.8 miles per gallon (MPG), up 1.1 MPG over the same period in 2011, said Alan Baum, principal of Baum & Associates.

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