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  • Environmental groups lobby Obama administration to adopt 60 mpg fuel standard

     
    Thursday's Automotive X Prize winners showed it was possible for cars to achieve 100-plus miles per gallon. Now a coalition of 19 environmental groups has launched a campaign urging the Obama administration to adopt a 60 mpg fuel standard that......
  • EPA fuel economy labeling: Is there a better metric than MPG or MPGe?

     
    The U.S. Department of Transportation and Environmental Protection Agency face twin and equally daunting tasks as they revise the fuel economy labels as mandated by the 2007 Energy and Independence Security Act. Not only must they incorporate accurate...
  • L.A. Auto Show: Infiniti joins the hybrid parade with the 2012 M Hybrid

     
    It seems like every automaker is getting in on the hybrid game. Infiniti, the luxury division of Nissan Motors Co., unveiled the 2012 M Hybrid at the L.A. Auto Show on Thursday, an environmentally friendly version of its M35 V-6-powered......
  • California gasoline consumption rose in August

     
    California gasoline consumption showed a slight increase in August compared with the same month a year earlier, the state's Board of Equalization said in a news release Tuesday. But the consumption results have yet to reveal a definitive pattern, a......
  • Shell Talks Gas Mileage and Latest Motor Oils

     
    Motor oil is moving ahead to GF-5. Why should you care? Well, it went on sale beginning Oct. 1, it protects engine and emissions components incrementally better than GF-4, and it???s responsible for roughly 0.2 percent better overall fuel economy,......
  • Next-Gen Pickups to Shed Weight, Boost Fuel Economy

     
    With higher fuel economy standards of 30 mpg set for light trucks by 2016, automakers are racing to find solutions that don???t sacrifice hauling performance. At General Motors, that means finding ways to reduce the weight of its next-generation pickup......
  • California reverses 4-year trend, uses more gasoline

     
    Californians increased their gasoline consumption in the third quarter, according to the state's Board of Equalization. It was the second straight quarterly increase and may have marked the end of a long running period in which the state's fuel...
  • California air chief blasts auto trade group over clean cars

     
    California Air Resources Board Chairman Mary D. Nichols on Monday wrote to seven major automobile manufacturers, accusing their trade group, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, of misrepresenting the state's efforts to cooperate with federal...
  • 2012 Ford Focus SFE Gets 28/40 MPG Rating

     
    Ford has long said that the 2012 Ford Focus would get a 40-mpg highway rating, and the EPA agreed today. The 2012 Focus, with the Super Fuel Economy Package and six-speed automatic transmission, will achieve 28 mpg city and 40......
  • Fuel-efficient vehicles could save $7.2 billion annually in California health costs

     
    California could save $7.2 billion in healthcare costs -- and prevent more than 400 premature deaths -- annually if the state adopts a 64 miles- per-gallon equivalent fuel economy standard, according to a report released Tuesday by the American Lung......
  • Top five car breakdowns

     
    Almost two-thirds of car owners put off automotive maintenance, increasing the chances they will have mechanical breakdowns on the road, according to CarMD.com. Here's what the automotive repair website says are the most common car problems, according...