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Today in Car News: Subaru, Land Yachts, Electric Cars and MJ

Today in Car News: Subaru, Land Yachts, Electric Cars and MJ

The other New York newspaper thinks land yachts have hit a new sales stride--but does an S-Class really count? [Wall Street Journal] The EPA wants to give cars a letter grade for fuel economy, but a survey suggests people won't understand how to compare cars any better with new grades. [PRNewswire]... read more

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Natural Gas Hybrid Camry

Two Tales Of Texas Tell Different Stories About Big Oil

We all know that oil is a limited resource. We also know that America is hugely dependent on the stuff, and that much of it comes from foreign sources, which puts the U.S. in... read more February 17, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Suzuki Swift

2010 Suzuki Swift? No…But The Feds Say So!

The next-generation version of the Suzuki Swift, due out next year, isn't quite a sure thing for the U.S. market; but we've been told it's been engineered this time with... read more November 25, 2009 by  1


 
2010 Honda Fit Sport

Honda Lineup Ranked Most Fuel-Efficient In America

Nine automakers sell full lineups in the U.S., and the Environmental Protection Agency has ranked them according to fuel-efficiency. At the top of the EPA's list sits Honda... read more November 23, 2009 by  3


 
2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid

The Ten Most Fuel-Efficient Cars For '10

Most ordinary gasoline models look like guzzlers next to the hybrids—and a few compact diesel models—that dominate the upper echelon of this year's EPA fuel economy... read more October 21, 2009 by  5


 
2010 Toyota Prius

For 2010, Toyota Prius Again Tops EPA Fuel Economy Ratings

The 2010 Toyota Prius is again the most fuel-efficient performer in the U.S. market, at 50 mpg Combined, while runners-up include the 2010 Honda Civic Hybrid (42 mpg), Honda... read more October 16, 2009 by  1


 
2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

German Luxury Brands Face Uncertain Future In U.S.

As we mentioned a couple of weeks ago, new fuel efficiency and emissions regulations issued by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation could... read more October 2, 2009 by  3


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

EPA Seeks New Ways To Measure And Explain Fuel Economy

Like that old gray mare the kids keep talking about, fuel economy standards ain't what they used to be. We've seen this recently with General Motors' announcement of a 230... read more October 1, 2009 by  1


 
Toyota Prius gas cap

Average MPG of New Vehicles Soars in August, Thanks to Clunkers Cash

Chalk it all up to Cash For Clunkers: The average gas mileage of new cars and light trucks sold during August reached a record high of 23 miles per gallon, up 8 percent over... read more September 29, 2009 by  3


 
Barack Obama

New Regs Seek 5% Annual Boost In Efficiency Through 2016

Yesterday, President Obama unveiled the new auto emissions and efficiency standards that we've been expecting since last week. Those regulations, which kick in during the... read more September 16, 2009 by  0


 
diesel exhaust pipe

Chamber Of Commerce, NADA Oppose EPA's California Ruling

Earlier this week, we mentioned that the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Environmental Protection Agency were preparing to release their first-ever joint... read more September 11, 2009 by  0


 
diesel exhaust pipe

Nationwide Emissions Regulations May Be Released This Week

Environmentalists and bureaucrats have reason to celebrate: the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Environmental Protection Agency are preparing to issue their... read more September 8, 2009 by  0


 
10transitconnect 24 hr

Chevrolet Astro Cargo Van Owners: Your 2010 Ford Transit Connect Is Here

Over at our sister site GreenCarReports.com, we've been following the launch of the 2010 Ford Transit Connect van with keen interest. It's a vehicle that has very few direct... read more August 17, 2009 by  4


 
2008 Prius Plug-in Hybrid prototype

Toyota Hit Hardest By New California Emissions Standards

Yesterday, Toyota announced that it will launch a fleet of plug-in hybrids later in 2009. The company's timing couldn't have been better. California's new emissions... read more June 5, 2009 by  0


 
Carmen Electra and the Camaro Convertible

Link Love From The Car Connection: Hyundai's Bet Pays Off, A Lambo Goes Blammo, And Camaro Drops Top After All

No squares for the Cube -- Nissan has recruited marketing students from ten American universities to draft campaigns for the company's new Cube. Apparently, the company's... read more March 24, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Mercury Mariner Hybrid

Ford Celebrates Production Of 100,000th Hybrid SUV

Further proving that Ford is the one domestic carmaker that understands the brave new world of automaking, today its Kansas City assembly plant spit out their 100,000th... read more March 10, 2009 by  5


 

 
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