Gasoline – Fuel Efficiency

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August 29, 2008 - Industry News

Ford Tests Show Eco-Driving Improves Fuel Economy an Average of 24 Percent

PHOENIX – Tests performed by Ford Motor Company show drivers coached by eco-driving experts can significantly improve the fuel economy performance of their vehicles.

Tags: Eco-Driving

August 27, 2008 - Industry News

State of Connecticut Seeking More Fuel-Efficient Fleet

HARTFORD, CT – The state of Connecticut wants to add more hybrids and traditional high-mileage, gasoline-powered compact cars to its vehicle fleet in order to bump up fuel efficiency.

Tags: Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

August 26, 2008 - Industry News

GM Announces $500 Million Investment for New Small Car

Chevrolet Cruze

LORDSTOWN, OH – GM announced it will invest more than $500 million in the U.S. to build the Chevrolet Cruze, an all-new global compact car.

Tags: Chevrolet, General Motors

August 19, 2008 - Industry News

Clean Energy Fuels Acquires Texas Landfill Gas Plant to Produce Renewable Gas

SEAL BEACH, CA – Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has acquired Dallas Clean Energy LLC, which owns the third largest landfill gas operation in the U.S.

Tags: Renewable Fuel, Clean Energy Fuels

August 19, 2008 - Industry News

Carmax.com Debuts New Miles Per Gallon Search Feature

RICHMOND, VA – CarMax, Inc. has announced the launch of a new feature that allows customers to search for vehicles based on their fuel-efficiency preferences.

Tags: miles per gallon

August 19, 2008 - Industry News

Cars.com Offers New True Mileage Index

CHICAGO – Cars.com has compiled a True Mileage Index to rank automakers by fuel economy.

Tags: Cars.com

August 19, 2008 - Industry News

Automakers Introduce 'EcoDriving' National Fuel Use/CO2 Reduction Program

DENVER – Automakers have announced EcoDriving, a comprehensive nationwide effort to save consumers money at the gas pump, reduce fuel use, and cut carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

Tags: EDF, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, Eco-Driving, vehicle manufacturers

August 18, 2008 - Industry News

Exhaust Heat to Help With Gas Mileage? GM and BMW Think So

DETROIT - In a quest to find a useful outlet for exhaust heat that otherwise goes wasted, BMW and GM are testing methods and devices that could convert excess heat from a car’s motor into electricity, and in turn reduce gas mileage to boot.

Tags: BMW, General Motors

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

Ford Introduces Product, Powertrain Upgrades for 2009 as Product Transformation Accelerates

DEARBORN, MI – Ford's new 2009 lineup features all-new or upgraded vehicles, as well as major improvements in fuel economy, smart technology, safety features, and quality.

Tags: 2009-MY

August 11, 2008 - Industry News

EPA Rejects Texas Governor's Ethanol Waiver Request

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week said it will not curtail a rule requiring that ethanol be added to gasoline, CNNMoney.com reported.

Tags: Renewable Fuels Standard, EPA

August 3, 2008 - Industry News

Kelley Blue Book Turns Focus on Fuel Efficiency, Names Top 10 Green Cars

IRVINE, CA --- Kelley Blue Book has launched KBB Green (www.kbb.com/green), an all-new section of the company's Web site designed to help guide new-vehicle shoppers on environmental and fuel economy issues.

Tags: Kelley Blue Book

August 1, 2008 - Industry News

GM Delivers 17 '08 Models That Get 30 MPG or Better on the Highway

DETROIT – For 2008, 17 GM models achieve EPA fuel economy of 30 miles per gallon or higher.

Tags: General Motors

August 1, 2008 - Industry News

General Physics Corporation Completes Construction of Hydrogen Fueling Station in Los Angeles

ELKRIDGE, MD – General Physics' recently constructed Shell Hydrogen fuel station is the second in the U.S. to provide both gasoline and hydrogen in a retail format.

Tags: Shell

July 31, 2008 - Industry News

Jacksonville Downsizes Fleet to Save Money, Environment

Some departments are switching to ethanol, electric, or hybrid-electric vehicles.

Tags: Ethanol, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles

July 23, 2008 - Industry News

States Should Set Fuel Efficiency, McCain Says

DETROIT - According to Sen. John McCain, states should be able to determine their own fuel-efficiency standards.

July 23, 2008 - Industry News

Town of Castle Rock Adopts Green Fleet Policy

CASTLE ROCK, CO – Reducing vehicle emissions and increasing fuel economy — while saving money — are the primary goals of the Castle Rock’s new green fleet policy approved by the Castle Rock Town Council.

July 21, 2008 - Industry News

Solid Fuels Successfully Tested in Cyclone Technologies’ Green Engine

POMPANO BEACH, FL --- Cyclone Power Technologies announced it has successfully completed combustion tests of coal powder through the fuel injector of the company's Cyclone engine.

July 18, 2008 - Industry News

Four-Cylinder Vehicles Surpass 50 Percent for First Time

WESTLAKE, CA – Four-cylinder products have captured more than half of the market, with new cars and trucks up to 51 percent of all new-vehicle sales in June.

Tags: Four-Cylinder

July 14, 2008 - Industry News

The Fast, The Frugal, and The Future

NEWPORT BEACH, CA - Road and Track has put together a list of the 10 new cars to look for that will boost fuel economy without sacrificing the fun factor.

Tags: Toyota, Audi, Hyundai, Porsche, Honda, Mitsubishi, Saab, Volt, Fisker, Kia

July 11, 2008 - Industry News

Dow Chemical Plans to Phase in Fuel-Efficient Auto Fleet

MIDLAND, MI – Dow Chemical is developing a fleet conversion program to cut its energy costs.

Tags: Conversion

July 9, 2008 - Industry News

Cochise County Practicing ‘Green’ Fleet Practices Before it Was ‘Right’

BISBEE, AZ – A recent study released by Duke University reports that Americans should take a more realistic look at the actual efficiency of fuel consumption in vehicles.

Tags: Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

July 8, 2008 - Industry News

EPA Debuts New Campaign to Help Drivers Save Fuel/Money and Protect the Environment

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is launching the SmartWay Leaf Campaign to encourage purchases of SmartWay-certified cars and trucks.

Tags: SmartWay, EPA

July 3, 2008 - Industry News

PHH Arval Announces Summer Auction Gas Giveaway Promotion

SPARKS, MD – PHH Arval’s Used-Vehicle Remarketing Department has announced a nationwide auction summer gas giveaway program to begin this month.

Tags: PHH

July 3, 2008 - Industry News

Thinking of Trading an SUV for a Compact? Do the Math First, Experts Say

Fuel savings could be eclipsed by the price of hot new compact vehicles.

Tags: SUV, Fuel Savings

July 2, 2008 - Industry News

Dallas County Fleet Comes Criticized for Operation of Gas Guzzlers

DALLAS – Dallas County’s alternative-fuel vehicle fleet has come under fire.

Tags: misuse, Alternative Fuels

 

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