Automakers Outperform EPA Emissions Standards Again

Automakers outperformed the EPA and NHTSA’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for the fourth year in a row, while average MPG reaches record high.

Read more
New Legislation Looks to Save Race Cars From the EPA

U.S. Congressional members have introduced a bipartisan bill that looks to save race cars.

Read more
How Come Other Automaker's Diesels Can Meet US Emissions Standards?

Volkswagen’s ongoing emissions scandal has devastated the German automaker. Its stock price has plummeted by about 30 percent and any goodwill it had with consumers has likely evaporated. But the collateral damage from this fiasco has also given diesels a black mark.

Read more
EPA Issues New MPG Testing Guidelines

After numerous automakers have revised fuel economy figures in recent years, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued new guidelines in hopes to increase the accuracy of published MPG estimates. 

Read more
Hyundai, Kia to Pay $350 Million Over False MPG Claims

It will cost Hyundai and Kia more than $350 million to settle the government’s two-year investigation into the inflated fuel-economy ratings of some 1.2 million vehicles. 

Read more
EPA Makes BMW Correct MINI Fuel-Economy Figures

Hyundai and Ford aren’t the only manufacturers that have been forced to revise their fuel-economy scores. Now BMW is joining this hall of shame.

Read more
EPA Plans to Tighten Oversight of MPG Testing

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is looking to get more accurate with MPG statistics.

Read more
EPA Eyes Test-Track Audits to Keep MPG Ratings Honest

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

Read more
EPA Pushes for Real-World Tests on Mileage Claims

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

Read more
EPA Proposes Reduced Ethanol Requirement

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

Read more
Daimler Wants "Credit" for Fuel-Economy Improvements
Daimler 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.

Read more
2012 Fuel Economy Highest Ever at 23.8 MPG: EPA

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.

Read more
One in Four Vehicles Today Meet 2016 Emissions Standards

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.

Read more
Ford Fusion Hybrid, C-Max MPG Claims to Be Reviewed by EPA

Ford’s 47 mpg claims for its two new hybrid models have come into question and now the Environmental Protection Agency has announced it will review the automaker’s claims.

Read more
EPA: Drivers to Blame For Lower Fuel Economy

Is your car or truck falling short of the fuel economy listed on its window sticker? According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), it’s your fault!

Read more