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 |  Sep 12 2014, 8:49 AM

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The 2015 Ford Mustang will be less efficient than the generation it replaces. Or at least that’s true in certain configurations.

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 |  Jul 23 2014, 7:31 AM

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The Environmental Protection Agency’s real-world tests for fuel economy could mean test-track audits.

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 |  Jul 15 2014, 8:15 AM

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Fuel mileage claims may be getting more accurate if the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has its way.

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 |  Feb 18 2014, 9:07 AM

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President Barack Obama will outline a timetable today to introduce new fuel efficiency standards in medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.

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 |  Nov 16 2013, 6:15 PM

ethanol

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed to reduce the amount of ethanol required for gasoline supply.

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 |  Nov 13 2013, 9:55 AM

2014 CLA45 AMG

There was a key piece of information missing when AutoGuide took its first drive of Mercedes new CLA 45 AMG: its estimated gas mileage.

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 |  Nov 04 2013, 12:54 PM

Daimler-EPA-Main-ArtDaimler is petitioning the U.S. government to get more favorable treatment under the new fuel-economy regulations. It wants extra credit for consumption-cutting features like start-stop technology.

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 |  Oct 04 2013, 1:02 PM

2014-corvette-stingray

Stick-shiftable cars are disappearing from even the most enthusiast-driven of vehicles as interest in rowing gears wanes. 

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 |  Oct 03 2013, 4:02 PM

Ford C-MAX Hybrid

After fuel economy scandals involving Hyundai, Kia and Ford, the EPA plans to publicly release the results from auditing those claims.

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 |  Oct 03 2013, 10:02 AM

2013 Ford Escape

Almost a third of new vehicles on dealer lots will be turbocharged by 2018 according to a major supplier of automotive turbochargers.

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 |  Sep 27 2013, 8:01 AM

2014-mercedes-benz-cla-250

The 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 has received an impressive 26 MPG city, 38 MPG highway rating from the EPA.

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 |  Sep 12 2013, 8:32 PM

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The U.S. Department of Energy and the EPA have released a new online tool to print your own window sticker showing off your vehicle’s fuel economy figures.

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 |  Aug 26 2013, 8:02 AM

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Following Ford’s decision to restate the fuel efficiency rating of its C-Max hybrid, the EPA is left defending its tests.

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 |  Aug 15 2013, 6:49 PM

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In light of today’s announcements by Ford, the EPA has announced that it will update its labelling procedures to keep pace with industry changes.

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 |  Jul 16 2013, 6:02 PM

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Ford acknowledged today that its hybrid fuel economy claims are unrealistic for real-world driving. 

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 |  Jul 15 2013, 12:10 PM

2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel

Something interesting happened this year in the world of domestic compact cars. Chevrolet released a diesel version of its globally-marketed Cruze sedan.

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 |  Jun 24 2013, 3:02 PM

Corn-Field

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear a challenge today by major automakers and other groups to reverse the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s decision regarding E15 fuel.

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 |  May 29 2013, 11:35 AM

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EPA mileage certification for Ford’s tiny Fiesta ST hot hatch has just been released.

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 |  Apr 24 2013, 11:16 AM

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released official fuel consumption and range ratings for the Chevrolet Spark EV today.

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 |  Apr 01 2013, 4:02 PM

Exhaust

Gasoline producers and automakers are at odds over fuel only this time it’s about sulfur levels instead of ethanol content.

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 |  Mar 16 2013, 4:02 PM

gas-pump

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that 2012 showed a significant one year increase of 1.4 mpg in fuel economy across vehicles in America, increasing the average fuel economy to its highest yet – 23.8 mpg.

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 |  Feb 13 2013, 6:01 PM

After Hyundai and Kia admitted to its false mileage claims, an EPA engineer expects the government to more closely monitor automakers’ fuel economy ratings.

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 |  Jan 30 2013, 7:02 PM

Changes that will affect car manufacturers and fuel companies could be in the pipeline with the aim to avoid two sets of rules.

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 |  Jan 16 2013, 5:32 PM

American Honda executive vice president John Mendel had harsh words today for automakers that overstate fuel economy ratings.

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