It shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that colder weather hurts fuel economy, but you might be surprised to learn how steep the penalties can be.
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Fuel savings can come from myriad sources from electric motor assistance and better aerodynamics to lightweight materials. Nostrum Motors claims it can offer up to 20 percent better fuel economy with a new kind of fuel injector.
After fuel economy scandals involving Hyundai, Kia and Ford, the EPA plans to publicly release the results from auditing those claims.
Threatening ad campaigns and steep fines aren’t enough to keep drivers belted to their seats.
Expect the number of fuel efficient vehicles offered by General Motors grow in the next four years.
Often touted as environmental saviors, electric cars are almost irrelevant in the battle to achieve bold new fuel economy and emissions standards.