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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.




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