Ford Issues Checks to C-Max Hybrid Owners

Ford Issues Checks to C-Max Hybrid Owners
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Ford has begun mailing checks to C-Max Hybrid owners as compensation for having revised the advertised fuel economy from 47 mpg to 43 mpg. Continue Reading...

EPA Announces Intention to Update MPG Labelling Procedures

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EPA Announces Intention to Update MPG Labelling Procedures
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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. Continue Reading...

Ford C-Max Downgraded to 43 MPG Combined, Owners to be Compensated

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Ford C-Max Downgraded to 43 MPG Combined, Owners to be Compensated
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Ford has announced that it is voluntarily lowering fuel economy estimates for the 2013 C-Max Hybrid to 43 mpg combined from 47, and will be issuing compensation to current owners of the C-Max because of this change.  Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Test Nets 816 Miles on a Tank

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Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Test Nets 816 Miles on a Tank
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Something interesting happened this year in the world of domestic compact cars. Chevrolet released a diesel version of its globally-marketed Cruze sedan. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Cheapest Non-Hybrid Cars That Get 40 MPG Highway

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Top 10 Cheapest Non-Hybrid Cars That Get 40 MPG Highway
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Last week we exposed the cheapest and most fuel minded vehicles on the market. All hybrid vehicles, the list started at the $30,000 mark, with the most affordable being the $19,320 Honda Insight. If you’re looking for a car that is even more affordable than those hybrids, you’ll have to sacrifice some fuel economy. Here’s… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Praised for Biodiesel Capability

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Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Praised for Biodiesel Capability
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The National Biodiesel Board is commending Chevrolet for offering the its new diesel-powered Cruze compact sedan with an engine capable of burning B20 blended biodiesel fuel. Continue Reading...

Small Turbo Engines Don’t Deliver on Fuel Economy Promises: Consumer Reports

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Small Turbo Engines Don’t Deliver on Fuel Economy Promises: Consumer Reports
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Why would automakers like Honda and Toyota, known for their fuel efficient vehicles, not have already made the switch to smaller-displacement turbocharged engines? The answer, surprisingly, is fuel economy. Continue Reading...