fuel efficiency

The 7th-generation Chevrolet Corvette, the C7, is revealed to the media at the Russell Industrial Complex January 13, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

GM Says New Corvette To Get 29 MPG On Highway

General Motors says the new Chevrolet Corvette sports car will get 29 miles per gallon of gas in highway driving.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2013


Dodge Lifts Lid On 2014 Ram Trucks, Including MPG, Dashboard Tech

Chrysler LLC Friday raised the curtain on the 2014 for its Ram pickups, including the model with the best fuel efficiency of any full-size pickup truck and the only diesel in a light-duty truck.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/30/2013


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

The Ford Focus Electric. (Ford Motor Co. photo.)

110 MPGe: Ford Focus Electric Is America’s Most Fuel-Efficient Five-Passenger Car

Ford’s all-new Focus Electric is now officially America’s most fuel-efficient five-passenger car with a certified 110 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) city rating and 99 MPGe on the highway.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2012

2.0 Ecoboost Demo Engine (credit: Wikimedia)

Ford To Triple EcoBoost Vehicle Production Capacity In 2012

Now that record sales of 127,883 EcoBoost-equipped vehicles in 2011 are on the books, Ford aims to more than triple production capacity of cars, utilities and trucks using this fuel-efficient technology.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2012

Energy Secretary Steven Chu (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Energy Secretary: ‘No Promises’ On Chrysler Loan Request

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, speaking at the Auto Show in Detroit, sounded very tentative about a loan program aimed at helping auto companies become more fuel efficient.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2012

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Poll: Majority Of Consumers Support Stronger Fuel Economy Standards

An overwhelming majority of consumers believe that fuel-efficiency standards for cars and trucks should be improved, according to a new poll by the Consumer Reports National Research Center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2011


Obama’s Michigan Visit To Highlight Technology

President Barack Obama’s visit to an advanced battery facility in western Michigan is expected to highlight how technology could help automakers reach new fuel efficiency standards.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2011


Fuel Efficiency Standards Set For Big Rigs

New federal fuel efficiency rules were revealed on Tuesday that will require heavy-duty trucks to cut greenhouse gas emissions and improve fuel economy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2011

Chevy Cruze

Getting Rid Of Spare Tire Helps Boost Chevy Cruze MPG

Changing a flat tire on the side of a busy freeway can be a dirty and dangerous job. The 2011 Chevrolet Cruze offers a safer option: an on-board tire inflator kit that also helps improve fuel efficiency by shedding 26 pounds of spare tire and jacking hardware.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2011