TAG SEARCH RESULT: Fuel Economy

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April 5, 2016

New-Vehicle Fuel Economy Flat in 2016

The average fuel economy for new vehicles sold in March was 25.3 mpg — unchanged from the value that was revised for February.

March 21, 2016

EPA Rates Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid at 46 MPG Highway

The 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid has been rated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to achieve 47 mpg in the city, which would put it atop mid-size hybrid sedans.

March 8, 2016

Chrysler Pacifica Rated at 28 MPG Highway

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released fuel economy ratings for the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan that can achieve 28 mpg on the highway — a 12% improvement over the outgoing Town & Country.

March 7, 2016

New-Vehicle MPG Remains Unchanged from January

The average fuel economy for new vehicles sold in February was 25.2 mpg — unchanged from the value that was revised for January.

February 25, 2016

Mild Hybrid Silverado, Sierra Trucks to Arrive for 2016

General Motors will offer about 700 eAssist hybrid versions of its 2016 model year Silverado and Sierra pickups through California dealers, GM has announced.

February 5, 2016

New-Vehicle MPG Increases to 25.1

The average fuel economy for new vehicles sold in January reached 25.1 mpg for an increase of 0.2 mpg from December, according to the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI).

January 8, 2016

Falling Fuel Prices Drive New-Vehicle MPG Lower

The average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in the U.S. in December fell 0.2 mpg to 24.9 mpg from the revised value for November, according to the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute.

December 7, 2015

New-Vehicle MPG Drops Again in November

The University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute has shown a drop in average sales-weighted miles per gallon for the month of November.

December 4, 2015

Do Your Drivers Know their Company Vehicle is not Equipped with a Spare Tire?

As a fleet manager, it is your responsibility to let drivers know their company vehicle is not equipped with a spare tire. The danger is many drivers do not know their vehicle doesn’t have a spare – until they need it. Drivers often say they were never told their new company vehicle didn’t come with a spare. Approximately 36 percent of model-year 2015 vehicles were not equipped with a spare tire. This compares to 5 percent in 2006.

November 9, 2015

Diesel Chevrolet Colorado Exceeds 30 MPG Highway

The 2016 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon rear-wheel-drive pickups powered by the 2.8L Duramax turbo-diesel have achieved fuel economy ratings of 31 mpg on the highway, making them the most fuel efficient pickups on the market.

October 14, 2015

Toyota Details Next-Gen 2016 Prius Technology

Toyota's 2016 Prius features significant under-the-hood improvements, boosting fuel economy and efficiency.

October 7, 2015

Vehicle Fuel Economy Falls to 25.3 MPG

The average fuel economy of new cars sold in September dropped 0.6 mpg (25.2 mpg) compared to August 2014 (25.8), according to a follow-on study from the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI).

September 29, 2015

EPA Releases Tesla Model X Fuel Economy

On the eve of the unveiling of Tesla's 2016 Model X, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released the luxury SUV's fuel economy ratings for the two available models.

September 8, 2015

New-Vehicle MPG Dips to 25.3

The average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in August, decreased by 0.1 mpg from 25.4 to 25.3 mpg compared to the previous month, according to a study by the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI).

August 26, 2015

Heavy-Duty Fleet Technology Expo Awards Announced

Many fleets were honored but only six took the top honors of the HDT Efficiency and Sustainability awards at the 2015 Fleet Technology Expo at an Aug. 26 ceremony.

August 4, 2015

New-Vehicle Fuel Economy Flat in July

The average fuel economy for light-duty vehicles sold in July remained at 25.4 mpg, which was unchanged from June levels, according to the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute.

July 16, 2015

Glider Kit Amendment Stalls with House Bill

The amendment's underlying bill was pulled from further consideration when it became snarled in an unrelated controversy over the Confederate flag.

July 8, 2015

Video: Fuel Economy Tips for Drivers

Wayne Gerdes, and expert hypermiler, gives several driving tips to achieve higher mpg. Gerdes set a world record with more than 81 mpg in a 2015 Golf TDI. Video courtesy of VW.

July 8, 2015

VW Golf TDI Sets Record of 81 MPG

Volkswagen's 2015 Golf TDI clean-diesel compact car reached 81.17 mpg on a trip across 48 states on its way to setting a Guinness World Records achievement for non-hybrid fuel economy.

July 7, 2015

New-Vehicle Fuel Economy Reaches 25.4 MPG

The average EPA-rated fuel economy for new vehicles sold in June fell 0.1 mpg to 25.4 mpg from the May average, according to the University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute.

 

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