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

Investor Group: 54.5 MPG Means 484,000 Jobs

Ceres, a Boston-based national coalition of investors and public-interest organizations, has released “More Jobs Per Gallon,” an economic analysis by the independent firm Management Information Services that shows that higher vehicle mileage requirements mean more jobs in automotive R&D

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2011


Federal Gov’t Discussing New MPG Requirements

The Federal Government is looking at new standards that would significantly increase miles per gallon requirements for the auto makers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/09/2011

Gas pump

10 Tips Could Save You $100 A Month At The Pump

OnStar data shows mileage of drivers in identical cars can vary by 75 percent. But, if you follow these 10 tips, you could save $100 a month at the pump.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2011

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


Eco-Friendly Parts Help Terrain’s Fuel Efficiency

With gas prices rising, GMC Terrain owners can take solace in the compact crossover’s segment-leading EPA-rated 32 highway mpg, achieved in part by the use of lightweight, eco-friendly parts.



UM Study Finds Automakers Manipulating Fuel Economy

With the recent announcement that the U.S. government will propose new fuel economy standards this fall, a University of Michigan study shows that automakers fine-tune vehicle fuel economy to qualify for more favorable treatment.


Automotive insight-A 10/25

A new “breakthrough technology” hybrid loses the MPG battle to its old-tech cousin.


UM Expert: More MPG Requires Better Auto Brains

A University of Michigan researcher says it’s possible to triple fuel economy in gasoline-powered cars by 2035, but it’ll mean getting our automotive kicks from smart electronic technology and other forms of virtual performance rather […]


Automotive Insight-A 08/18

The new fuel economy goal…60 MPG.