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...
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When the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel hits dealerships next year it will dominate the segment when it comes to fuel economy, with the brand estimating an incredible 27 MPG combined. Continue Reading...
The 2014 Jeep Cherokee front-wheel drive model with the base four-cylinder engine has been rated at 22 mpg in the city, 31 mpg on the highway. Continue Reading...
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 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...
Only a month after announcing software tweaks said to improve fuel economy for its C-Max and Fusion hybrid cars, Ford will revise its consumption claims. Continue Reading...
The average fuel-economy value of vehicles sold in July was 24.8 mpg, tying the record high previously reached in March, April, and May. Continue Reading...
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...
We all know that speeding can reduce the fuel economy of your vehicle, but just how much of a difference does it make? Continue Reading...
Volkswagen announced today that it’s diesel-powered Passat set a new record to fuel economy driving through every state except Alaska and Hawaii. Continue Reading...
Average gas mileage for new-cars has risen to an all-time high in America: 24.8 mpg in May 2013. Continue Reading...
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...
EPA mileage certification for Ford’s tiny Fiesta ST hot hatch has just been released. Continue Reading...
Ford’s fuel economy claims are being put to the test, legally, with a new lawsuit having been filed by owners of the brand’s hybrid models in Pennsylvania. Continue Reading...
Volkswagen has announced that it will unveil a plug-in hybrid variant of the 2014 Golf during the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. Continue Reading...
Ford’s COO Mark Fields says the brand is following EPA rules in certifying its vehicles fuel mileage. Continue Reading...
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...
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...
Hyundai and Kia owners seem willing to forgive and forget the faux fuel consumption numbers reported on vehicles from both makers ranging from the 2011 to 2013 model years. Continue Reading...
Korean car manufacturers Hyundai and Kia are spending big money to keep customers happy after the EPA discovered overstated fuel economy claims on several of its cars. Continue Reading...
American Honda executive vice president John Mendel had harsh words today for automakers that overstate fuel economy ratings. Continue Reading...
According to University of Michigan researchers, the average fuel economy of new vehicles sold last year rose to 23.8 mpg, an increase of 1.4 mpg compared to the 2011 average of 22.5 mpg. Continue Reading...
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), about one-quarter of all new vehicles sold today meet the 2016 federal emissions standard, which include a 35.5-mpg average for passenger vehicle fleets. Continue Reading...
Two of Ford’s new fuel-sippers, as they’re touted, failed to meet the automaker’s claimed mpg ratings during Consumer Reports’ tests. Continue Reading...