Mix Shifts, But April U.S. Fuel Economy Remains at Record Level

by John Sousanis, WardsAuto.com, May 10 2013 The average fuel economy of light vehicles delivered in April matched the record set in March of 24.3 mpg (9.7 L/100 km) on the¬†WardsAuto¬†Fuel Economy Index, a 0.8% increase over year-ago and a 16% gain on the base rating established in fourth-quarter 2007. The monthly score remained the same despite significant shifts in segment splits in the market, including a continued shift from cars to trucks. Read more…

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