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Report: Hyundai and Kia want to boost fuel economy by 25 percent

Hyundai and Kia are looking to redeem themselves after an issue with overstating fuel economy ratings for many of their recent models. In a new report from Reuters, Hyundai and Kia want to boost their fuel economy across the fleet by about 25 percent by 2020. They look to accomplish this from more advanced powertrains, less […]

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Report: Meeting the 54.4 MPG CAFE standard by 2025 may be easy

In 2012, the US Government set a fuel economy standard for 2025: 54.4 miles to the gallon. According to Brian Kessler of Johnson Controls, this number may be attainable, and doesn’t pack the sharp bite that one may expect. Despite some efforts by the EPA to bring their fuel economy testing into real world situations, […]

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Ford to standardize auto stop-start on 70 percent of their North American lineup by 2017

Ford officially announced to be standardizing auto start-start systems to much of its model range following some rumored reports that the Dearborn automaker was going to do as such. This is obviously in lieu of stringent fuel economy standards, which have automakers struggling to increase figures to meet recent CAFE regulations. According to Ford, the […]

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Report: The Chevrolet Corvette Stingray could see annoying stop-start technology

Edmunds exclusively learned that the future of the Chevrolet Corvette may involve one of the most annoyingly agonizing inventions the automobile world has ever seen: stop-start technology. The 2014 Corvette Stingray came rather close to receiving the technology, Edmunds heard at this year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Click here for more news on the Chevrolet Corvette. […]

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Offbeat: New developments in the war against carbon dioxide emissions shine some light for the auto industry

As much as us car enthusiast lot have an unmatched love for internal combustion, it is getting harder and harder to deny the fact that they have a truly profound effect on our planet’s environment. The culprit is obviously carbon dioxide, which is a byproduct formed from the actual chemical reaction of adding oxygen molecules […]

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Report: Obama Administration delays 2025 CAFE mandate, new proposal expected in November

Earlier in the year, much of the news hitting everyone’s desk in the auto industry has been related to the Obama administration’s CAFE fuel efficiency mandate for 2025. Word is that the administration is now delaying the 2025 CAFE mandate of 54.5 mpg. However, not much detail has been released. “Given the historic nature of […]

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Obama announces 54.5 mpg fuel-efficiency standard, we will save $1.7 trillion at the pump

President Obama has just come around to making a historic agreement in which thirteen major automakers have agreed to meet a 54.6 mpg Corporate Average Fuel Economy goal by 2025. This decision was made after a couple weeks of long talks to see if automakers can achieve the new CAFE requirements without too much financial […]

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