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Consumer Organizations Back 54.5-MPG Standard For 2025 Vehicles

Consumer Organizations Back 54.5-MPG Standard For 2025 Vehicles

Will the EPA's proposed 54.5-mile-per-gallon fuel economy standards, in the works for 2017 through 2025, end up costing consumers more? Or limiting their choice? Two of the largest consumer organizations, Consumers Union and the Consumer Federation of America (CFA), insist that the answer to both... read more

January 12, 2012 by  - 2
 
Barack Obama

Obama Announces New Standards To Double Vehicle MPG By 2025

Will your next vehicle get much better gas mileage than your current one? Ask most car shoppers and it's a priority. A new mandate formally announced this morning arguably... read more July 29, 2011 by  5


 
2012 Chevrolet Impala Leaked

2012 Chevrolet Impala Gets 30 MPG Highway: Report

What’s already known is that the 2012 Chevrolet Impala sedan gets a boost in horsepower with its new-for-2012 302 horsepower 3.6-liter V-6 engine and all-new six-speed... read more July 18, 2011 by  0


 
Traffic fatalities vs. fatalities from power-plant emissions (via NY Times)

For $3 Billion, Could We End Traffic Deaths? Should We?

Traffic accidents were responsible for 32,788 deaths in the U.S. last year (not to mention $41 billion in medical costs and lost work). If we could eliminate those fatalities... read more July 8, 2011 by  3


 
2013 Infiniti JX Concept teaser

2013 Infiniti JX, Drunk Driving, E15, BMW M2: Car News Headlines

Infiniti has released the first image of its upcoming 2013 JX 7-seat crossover. [MotorAuthority] Many automakers warn the EPA that E15 may void some vehicle warranties... read more July 7, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Honda Civic Hybrid, road test, Spring 2011

2012 Honda Civic Ultimate Guide: Reviews, Gas Mileage, Videos

While the launch of the all-new 2012 Honda Civic was slowed somewhat by the after-effects of the Feburary earthquake and tsunami in Japan, 2012 model cars are now in... read more June 8, 2011 by  1


 
Volt Fuel Economy Sticker

No Letter Grade: The Car Industry Breathes A Sigh Of Relief

According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, the Obama administration has abandoned the idea of using letter grades to reflect the fuel economy and greenhouse... read more May 23, 2011 by  0


 
Gas pump

Most Americans Support 60 MPG Standard By 2025: Report

Findings from a national survey of 2,000 representative Americans by the Consumer Federation of America (CFA), reveal that a “very large majority” (85 percent)... read more May 16, 2011 by  1


 
2012 Kia Soul

Great Family Cars With Great Gas Mileage--For Under $25,000

With gas prices hovering in the mid- to high-$4-per-gallon territory in many parts of the country, consumers looking for more fuel-efficient cars for family members that... read more May 2, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

NADA Clarifies Position On California Ruling

The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) has clarified their position to TheCarConnection concerning a recent court ruling that allows California to continue to... read more May 1, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

Kelley Blue Book’s Top 10 Green Cars For 2011

When editors of Kelley Blue Book prepared to select the “Top 10 Green Cars for 2011,” KBB’s annual listing of the most fuel-efficient cars, they sought to... read more April 13, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata

Twelve Hot Convertibles For Summer

Forget about the iffy weather plaguing the country now. Sure, it may be snowing in the northeast and flooding in the Rockies, but spring is already here and summer’s on... read more April 3, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Chrysler 300

Five Affordable, Comfortable 2011 Large Sedans

When is comfort more important than on a long family road trip? For that matter, if you’re looking for room to stretch out and be able to enjoy the scenery – and... read more March 27, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco Quick Drive and Live Photos

Finding The Right Car For Your Teen Driver

Everyone has to start driving sometime, and when it’s your teen that’s begging for wheels you need to be prepared with a solid strategy for finding the right car... read more March 23, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Ford F-150 STX

2011 Ford F-150 Gunning For Best-In-Class Fuel Economy

The 2011 model year marks the biggest shakeup for the Ford F-150 pickup truck’s powertrain lineup in almost 62 years of production, thanks namely to the introduction of... read more October 14, 2010 by  0


 
Gas pump

EPA Approves Higher Ethanol Content: What Does It Mean At The Pump?

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has given limited approval to a plan that will allow normal pump gasoline to contain up to 15 percent ethanol. Retailers are... read more October 13, 2010 by  2


 

 
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