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GM Says New Fuel Rules Are A Big Win For U.S. Automakers

GM Says New Fuel Rules Are A Big Win For U.S. Automakers

On Wednesday, the Department of Transportation and the Environmental Protection Agency announced new fuel-economy rules for vehicles manufactured during the 2017 - 2025 model years. While those regulations will invariably lead to higher car prices for consumers -- around $950 at a minimum -- the... read more

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2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid

2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid: 43 MPG Tops Fusion Hybrid, Sonata Hybrid

In the mid-size family sedan segment, competition is intense. To be a sales success, products have to deliver on multiple fronts: safety, features, convenience, passenger and... read more August 24, 2011 by 


 
2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid

2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid: 43 MPG Beats Ford Fusion Hybrid

In the case of the Toyota Camry Hybrid, what a difference a year makes. The new 2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid LE will achieve EPA fuel economy ratings of 43 mpg city, 39 highway... read more August 23, 2011 by  3


 
2008 Chrysler Town & Country

2012 Mazda3, Chrysler And Dodge Minivan Recall, Next-Gen Focus RS: Today's Car News

The refreshed 2012 Mazda3 will get a 40-mpg rating thanks to SkyActiv engines. [TheCarConnection] The 2008 Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan are being... read more August 5, 2011 by 


 
BMW i3 Concept

2013 BMW i3, 2012 Ford Edge, BFGoodrich: Today's Car News

The 2012 Ford Edge with the 2.0-liter Ecoboost is officially rated at 30 mpg by the EPA. [TheCarConnection] Having trouble tracking your teen? OnStar's Family Link could be... read more August 3, 2011 by 


 
President Obama inspects the 2011 Chevrolet Volt

Do You Think 54.5 MPG By 2025 Is Good Or Bad? #YouTellUs

Are you ready for 54.5 mpg? On Friday when President Obama announced the new corporate fuel economy standards that will go into effect by 2025, 13 automakers said they were... read more August 1, 2011 by 


 
2011 Nissan Leaf window sticker showing 99-MPG "fuel economy" rating, approved by EPA

54.5 MPG By 2025: Good Or Bad? #YouTellUs

Last Friday, President Obama announced new fuel economy standards that will require a 54.5 mpg fleet average by 2025. This will double the average fuel economy of U.S... read more August 1, 2011 by  10


 
2011 Ford Explorer

Ford Explorer With 2.0-Liter EcoBoost Scores 28 MPG Fuel Economy

The 2011 Ford Explorer is now the most fuel-efficient seven-seat SUV on the market thanks to the addition of its four-cylinder EcoBoost engine option, which enables the big... read more July 28, 2011 by  6


 
2011 Toyota Prius

2012 Toyota Camry, Saab Woes, Toyota Prius: Car News Headlines

The 2012 Toyota Camry has been accidentally revealed in an assembly plant video. [TheCarConnection] According to the EPA, the Toyota Prius is no longer the most... read more July 27, 2011 by 


 
Tumbler Batmobile

Chevrolet Cruze Diesel, 2012 Scion iQ: Car News Headlines

Chevrolet has confirmed the Cruze will offer a diesel engine option in 2013. [TheCarConnection] The Tumbler Batmobile will return in The Dark Knight Rises. [MotorAuthority]... read more July 22, 2011 by 


 
Gas pump

Automakers Kill Ads Critical Of New Fuel Economy Standards

A trade association representing both domestic and foreign automakers has cancelled a two-week radio ad campaign critical of the Obama administration’s proposed fuel... read more July 21, 2011 by  1


 
gas pump

Labor Union Alliance, Including UAW, Backs Higher Fuel Economy Rules

The BlueGreen Alliance, a partnership between environmental organizations and labor unions (including the United Auto Workers), is strongly supporting the current... read more July 20, 2011 by  3


 
2012 Nissan Versa four-door sedan

2012 Nissan Versa: Least-Expensive Car in America at $10,990

It’s more than a bare-bones compact car just to get buyers in the door, but the $10,990 starting price for the redesigned 2012 Nissan Versa sedan will likely do exactly... read more July 11, 2011 by 


 
2011 Toyota Prius with PLUS Performance Package

Proposed Fuel Economy Target: Consumer Reports Unimpressed

The Obama Administration would like to see a Corporate Average Fuel Economy standard of 56.2 miles per gallon, including both cars and light trucks, by 2025. Auto industry... read more July 1, 2011 by  9


 
2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Start Stop Technology Likely Coming To Your Next Car

Most of us who grew up driving four-cylinder, carbureted economy cars are familiar with start-stop technology. Thirty years ago, it wasn’t a selling point, but rather... read more June 30, 2011 by  4


 
2011 Hennessey Venom GT

Gas Mileage, Summer Driving Tips, Top Gear USA: Today's Car News

Shopping for tires is becoming more difficult, even for automakers. [TheCarConnection] Both the White House and the Feds are pushing for a 56.2-mpg fuel economy standard by... read more June 28, 2011 by 


 
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