Hyundai-Kia To Pay US $100M For Overstating MpgThe penalty could serve as a precedent for other automakers who violate the Clean Air Act.
Ford Fiesta With 1.0-Liter EcoBoost Sets Non-Hybrid MPG MarkThe 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.
Ford Cuts C-Max Hybrid MPG Claim, Owners To Get 'Goodwill' ChecksFord 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.
Ford C-Max Energi Plug-In Hybrid Runs 85 mph Electric; Hybrid Hits 47 mpg CityDrivers 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.
Vehicle Fuel Economy Falls Again In MayFor 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.
Sensors Inc. Technology At Work In New 'Real World' MPGSaline-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.
Fuel Economy Slipped As Gas Prices Dipped: UM StudyAfter 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.
UM: Gas Mileage Of New Vehicles At All Time HighFuel 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.
Ford To Triple EcoBoost Vehicle Production Capacity In 2012Now 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.
Analysis: Mich. Households To Save $240 Under Higher MPG StandardsA new analysis shows that new fuel economy standards will save Americans billions of dollars at the pump.
Fuel Economy Of New Vehicles Still At Lowest Point In The Past YearFor 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.
Investor Group: 54.5 MPG Means 484,000 JobsCeres, 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
Federal Gov't Discussing New MPG RequirementsThe Federal Government is looking at new standards that would significantly increase miles per gallon requirements for the auto makers.
10 Tips Could Save You $100 A Month At The PumpOnStar 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.
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.