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New F-150's fuel economy will improve, but can it best Ram 1500?

2:50 pm U.S. ET | July 22, 2014

Ford's new aluminum-bodied 2015 F-150 pickup coming this fall might not be able to beat Chrysler Group's Ram 1500 and claim best-in-class fuel economy....
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EPA seeks real-world tests of mpg claims

4:00 pm U.S. ET | July 14, 2014

The EPA plans to require automakers to road test vehicles to verify fuel-economy figures before they are published on window stickers and other sources....
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LARRY P. VELLEQUETTE

BLOG: Why fuel economy faces law of diminishing returns

3:02 pm U.S. ET | July 11, 2014

In economics, it's known as the law of diminishing returns, the shrinking benefit you get when you pour ever-increasing resources toward achieving a singular goal. The DOE showed a good mathematical example of the principle today with a graphic it released about the consumer benefits of fuel economy....
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RICHARD TRUETT

BLOG: Is the maligned Mitsubishi Mirage a good value?

12:40 pm U.S. ET | July 7, 2014

The Mitsubishi Mirage is one of the strangest cars I have ever driven -- and it's one of the most polarizing new models of 2014...
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Average U.S. fuel economy 25.5 mpg in June

1:38 pm U.S. ET | July 7, 2014

Average fuel economy for new vehicles sold in the United States remained above 25 mpg for the fifth straight month in June, researchers at the University of Michigan said....
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Chrysler to make stop-start standard on some 200s, Jeep Cherokees for 2015

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 24, 2014

Engine stop-start -- a fuel-saving technology -- will become a standard feature later this year on some 2015 Jeep Cherokee SUVs and Chrysler 200 sedans, Chrysler Group said today....
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EDITORIAL

Get real about mpg

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 23, 2014

Ford Motor Co. was apologizing this month when it lowered window-sticker mpg ratings for six vehicles. But all automakers should take note of Ford's problems....
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DAVE GUILFORD

BLOG: Despite Ford's apology, recent mpg downgrades are troubling

3:32 pm U.S. ET | June 18, 2014

When Ford lowered window-sticker mpg ratings for six vehicles last week, it was refreshingly forthright. But, frankly, there's a troubling undercurrent in recent mpg downgrades....
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EDITORIAL

2 truths about hybrids

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 16, 2014

Sales of gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles may be leveling out at or below 4 percent of U.S. market volume. That's less than a million units a year, currently split among 47 hybrids....
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Ford lowers mpg estimates on 6 models after internal audit

2:00 pm U.S. ET | June 12, 2014

Ford, admitting that it made a mistake in calculating fuel economy estimates for several car models, including hybrids, will revise the mpg ratings downward and repay owners for the added fuel costs. Ford will distribute goodwill payments of $125 to $1,050 to some 200,000 consumers who leased or purchased affected vehicles....
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