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Chrysler CEO: Reaching 54.5 MPG is “No Walk in The Park”

As the Obama administration today releases final rules for reaching a 54.5 mile per gallon fuel economy by 2025, auto companies say they’ve already begun working to meet the challenge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2012

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UM: Vehicle Fuel Economy Unchanged In July

After a three-month drop, fuel economy of all new vehicles sold in the United States remained unchanged in July, say researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2012

Chevy Volt electric vehicles and Opel Amperas come off the line at the General Motors Detroit Hamtramck Assembly Plant October 11, 2011 in Hamtramck, Michigan. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Study Claims Fuel Efficiency Drives Auto Industry Hiring Rebound

With the launch of new federal vehicle fuel economy rules a week away, the American auto industry has grown by nearly a quarter million jobs (236,600) since June 2009 when the auto industry hit bottom, according to a new report available from DrivingGrowth.org.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2012

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Survey: Fuel Economy Most Important Car Buying Factor

With fuel prices at near record levels, consumers are driving less and contemplating a move to smaller, more fuel-efficient vehicles, according to recent survey by Consumer Reports.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2012

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Dow Chemical, General Motors, Delphi Awarded New Energy Department Investments

The United States Department of Energy Tuesday announced new investments in Michigan that support American leadership and global competiveness in manufacturing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2012

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Vehicle Fuel Economy Falls Again In May

For the second straight month, fuel economy of all new vehicles sold in the United States fell by 0.2 mpg, likely reflecting a slight drop in gas prices, say researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2012

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Fuel Economy Slipped As Gas Prices Dipped: UM Study

After recently topping 24 miles per gallon for the first time ever, fuel economy of all new vehicles sold in the United States slipped back below that mark last month, say researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2012

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UM: Fuel Economy Tops 24 MPG For First Time Ever

The fuel economy of all new vehicles sold in the United States has topped 24 miles per gallon for the first time ever, say researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2012

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UM: Gas Mileage Of New Vehicles Sets Record High Again

For the second straight month, fuel economy of all new vehicles sold in the United States is at its highest level, say researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2012

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UM: Gas Mileage Of New Vehicles At All Time High

Fuel economy of all new vehicles sold in the United States last month was at its highest mark ever, researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute announced Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2012

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