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2013 Ford Fiesta

Ford Fiesta With 1.0-Liter EcoBoost Sets Non-Hybrid MPG Mark

The new Ford Fiesta equipped with the award-winning 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine will be America’s most fuel-efficient non-hybrid, gasoline-powered car with a certified 45 mpg rating on the highway, topping Honda Fit by 12 mpg and Toyota Yaris by 8 mpg on the highway.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2013

The C-Max Hybrid. Matt Roush photo.

Ford Cuts C-Max Hybrid MPG Claim, Owners To Get ‘Goodwill’ Checks

Ford Motor Co. said late Thursday it would cut its gas mileage claims on its C-Max Hybrid and will write “goodwill” checks to current C-Max Hybrid owners and lessors to make up for earlier claims.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2013

Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid

Ford C-Max Energi Plug-In Hybrid Runs 85 mph Electric; Hybrid Hits 47 mpg City

Drivers of the coming Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid will enjoy the auto industry’s top electric-only speed among all plug-in hybrid vehicles, 85 mph. And the non-plug-in version of the C-Max hybrid has received EPA mileage certification of 47 mpg in both city and highway driving.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2012

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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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Sensors Inc. Technology At Work In New ‘Real World’ MPG

Saline-based Sensors Inc. announced Wednesday that England’s Emissions Analytics Ltd. has produced real-world fuel economy and emissions figures for dozens of leading car models using Semtech-DS, Sensors’ laboratory-grade emissions measurement system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2012

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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: 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

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

Analysis: Mich. Households To Save $240 Under Higher MPG Standards

A new analysis shows that new fuel economy standards will save Americans billions of dollars at the pump.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2011

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Fuel Economy Of New Vehicles Still At Lowest Point In The Past Year

For the second straight month, the average fuel economy of all new vehicles sold in the United States remained at the lowest point of the past year, according to a researcher at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2011

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