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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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  • Electric cars can go only half as far in freezing weather, AAA finds

    Electric cars can go only half as far in freezing weather, AAA finds
    Testing by AAA has found that how far an electric vehicle can travel on one charge varies widely depending on the weather. Frigid temperatures can reduce that distance by 57%. The research is important to the Automobile Club of Southern California...
  • 2014 Detroit Auto Show: Mercedes unveils new midsized sedan

    2014 Detroit Auto Show: Mercedes unveils new midsized sedan
    Mercedes-Benz showed off the next-generation C-Class at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Monday. The 2015 C-Class will be roomier than the current model and offer more safety features and amenities. Mercedes is growing the car...
  • New York Auto Show: new Hyundai Sonata targets Accord, Camry

    New York Auto Show: new Hyundai Sonata targets Accord, Camry
    Hyundai launched the first shot in the coming battle for the family sedan market by introducing a new generation Sonata at the New York International Auto Show on Wednesday. The South Korean automaker launched the current Sonata five years ago as a...
  • 2015 Dodge Challenger gets interior boost

    2015 Dodge Challenger gets interior boost
    With the update to the 2015 Dodge Charger, Chrysler now offers two distinct flavors of big, performance-oriented rear-drive cars for enthusiasts. The Charger's gone modern, with swoopy new styling that apes the Dart and Durango in the brand's lineup,...
  • 2014 Detroit Auto Show: Honda unveils new-generation Fit

    2014 Detroit Auto Show: Honda unveils new-generation Fit
    Honda Motor Co. hopes the redesigned Fit hatchback it introduced at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit will finally match the sales of more popular subcompact car rivals. The Fit has been a sales conundrum for Honda. It gets rave...
  • 2014 Toyota Highlander: Bigger yet smaller, sadly

    2014 Toyota Highlander: Bigger yet smaller, sadly
    Maybe the Muppets weren't such a good idea. Toyota has enlisted the help of Jim Henson's finest to sell its all-new Highlander SUV. This would be a hoot except for one awkward fact: This thing holds Muppets a lot better than actual people. The new...
  • Porsche 911 Turbo S takes superlatives into the fast lane

    The 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo S is impressive enough in a straight line, ripping from zero to 60 in less than three seconds. But what happens on a smooth mountain road, at the apex of an uphill, right-hand sweeper, must be experienced to be believed. While...
  • Spending: cheap water is running dry

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Americans, unlike people in many parts of the world, tend to take clean water for granted. For most of us, it's also cheap: The average U.S. household pays $372 a year for drinking water, according to the American Water Works...
  • Supreme Court upholds EPA rule to reduce cross-state pollution

    — The Supreme Court handed the Obama administration a significant victory on an environmental issue, with a 6-2 decision that upholds a regulation requiring Midwestern states with coal-fired power plants to reduce harmful emissions that drift to the...
  • Spending: fuel-efficient new cars

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance The government's Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards require carmakers to increase fuel economy about 4 percent each year from 2012 to 2016, eventually bringing the average for all vehicles sold in the U.S. to 35....
  • Ranking the best 2014 SUVs with 3 rows

    Ranking the best 2014 SUVs with 3 rows
    Family-friendly SUVs are still a big business.  Now it's time for a big challenge of three-row 2014 SUVs.  We focused this Challenge on three-row SUVs that cost less than $40,000, including a destination charge, and achieved at least 19 mpg in EPA...