High Mileage Cars

Cleveland Engine Plant  (Photo by Shaun Heasley/Getty Images)

Pro-MPG Group Says Fuel Efficiency Key To Auto Industry Hiring

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report for September shows continued steady jobs growth in the U.S. auto sector. According to an analysis of BLS data by DrivingGrowth.org, a Web site tracking the revitalization of the U.S auto industry, September data show over 1.8 million workers in all sectors of the U.S. auto industry, including car and truck manufacturing, auto parts manufacturing, and auto dealerships.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/07/2012

Members of the 2012 University of Michigan Supermileage Team work on their steering linkage in their workshop at the Wilson Center. Photo by Evan Dougherty, University of Michigan

Mowing Down The Competition: Supermileage Team Aims To Break Fuel Barriers

Can a car really get 3,300 miles to the gallon? The University of Michigan’s Supermileage Team is on its way to proving it can — with a lawnmower engine.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2012