Real-World MPG Off 25 Percent from Official Estimates: Study

Real-World MPG Off 25 Percent from Official Estimates: Study
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According to a recent study by the International Council of Clean Transportation (ICCT), official and “real-world” fuel consumption and CO2 emissions for passenger vehicles had an average discrepancy of 25 percent in 2011. Continue Reading...

KIA and Hyundai Rated EPAs Most Efficient and Cleanest Automakers

KIA and Hyundai Rated EPAs Most Efficient and Cleanest Automakers
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Maybe we just wanted an excuse to show a photo of model Adriana Lima with a Kia, but the Korean automaker along with its bigger brother Hyundai have both just been rated as the EPA’s most efficient and cleanest automakers. The Environmental Protection Agency recently published their annual Light-Duty Automotive Technology, Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Fuel… Continue Reading...

European Union Toughens CO2 Regulations For 2012

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European Union Toughens CO2 Regulations For 2012
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Car companies that sell their vehicles in Europe have to deal with the toughest emission standards in the world, and they are about to get tougher still. The European Union has just announced that it wants to improve emissions by 20% in 2015, and to achieve that goal, it is tightening emission regulations starting from… Continue Reading...

France Updates Penalties And Incentives On New Car CO2 Emissions

France Updates Penalties And Incentives On New Car CO2 Emissions
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To further encourage French drivers to practice eco-consciousness, France’s minister of industry announced a plan to update the CO2 emission points system for new cars. New cars sold in France are categorized into four tiers. The revision will provide a scaled reward system for vehicles that emit 104 grams of CO2 per kilometer or less…. Continue Reading...

Land Rover Plans Front-Drive Vehicles For Its Future

Land Rover Plans Front-Drive Vehicles For Its Future
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Land Rover is apparently working on a front drive SUV, as part of a push for smaller vehicles that produce fewer emissions. Autocar is reporting that the vehicle will be known as the Compact Range Rover, a smaller addition to the lineup that should emit significantly less CO2 than the current Range, without having to… Continue Reading...