Tag Archives: fuel-economy

EPA: U.S. initiative for 54.5 mpg CAFE target called to an end

Remember a few years back when the Obama Administration seemingly made enemies with car enthusiasts from things like “Cash For Clunkers,” the mandate for more than one million electric vehicles on U.S. roads by last year, and the famous CAFE goal of 54.5 mpg? Me too, but since a few years passed since those programs were […]

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Toyota marks selling a total of 9 million hybrids worldwide since the beginning

Toyota is by far one of the first names associated with hybrid gas-electric vehicles, and it all started when they were the first to make the concept widely accessible to the public with the Toyota Prius in 1997. Since then, the car has been an absolute smash hit in terms of sales and just as […]

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Feds launch investigation with Daimler AG over emissions concerns

Today should be called “Fuel Economy and Emissions Friday” because it seems the hammers just keep coming down. Mercedes-Benz’s parent, Daimler AG, has issued a statement saying that they just began working with the U.S. Department of Justice over some concerns with the certification and admissions process for exhaust federalization in the United States. Daimler […]

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Mitsubishi gets caught up in a fuel economy scandal of their own with mini-cars in Japan

Fuel economy and emissions are by far some of the biggest concerns for the automobile industry–so much in fact that now the feds in Japan are cracking down on Mitsubishi for falsifying fuel consumption figures. In an official investigation launched by Mitsubishi themselves, word is Nissan Motors Corporation stumbled upon irregularities with some fuel economy ratings […]

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Cadillac implements some modest changes thru its lineup 2016 CTS and ATS get tweaked

Cadillac officially announced to be adding some minor changes to the 2016 ATS and CTS sedans as they enter the new model year. Most of the changes are in the name of added efficiency as the 3.6L naturally-aspirated V6 engines in both cars are bound to receive GM’s latest Active Fuel Management cylinder deactivation system. […]

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Report: The new 2016 Cadillac CT6 may get an aluminum body

Automobile received some interesting news recently, hearing that the new 2016 Cadillac CT6 could receive an all-aluminum body to help keep weight down. The magazine reported once before in the past of similar rumors about the CT6, hinting the use of a combination of metals, like “high-strength steel, aluminum, and steel stampings.” However, there’s contradicting […]

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Report: Subaru could phase out six-cylinder engines

It seems Subaru might be serious about downsizing their engines to keep up with demands for fuel economy, and this might mean retiring their flat-six from duty altogether. CarAdvice in Australia spoke to Yoichi Hori, a Subaru engineer, who claims six-cylinder engine demand is decreasing throughout the world and companies are relying more on small […]

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Report: Next-generation Toyota Prius delayed again until late 2015

Toyota is struggling to make deadlines with the next-generation Prius as a new report from AutomotiveNews confirms the Prius’ previously reported delay until late 2015. The reason for the delay is related to some apparent “last-minute” styling changes to the new Prius in order to make sure the hot hybrid stays consistent with Toyota’s current and near-future […]

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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: Mercedes-Benz is the biggest offender on Europe’s fuel economy test, accord to study

It seems there’s a rising concern for fuel economy ratings, to no surprise, as it’s become a major selling point for new cars around the world, thanks to tightening government regulation. First, it was Hyundai and their inaccurate fuel economy ratings for being overstated and now, Mercedes-Benz was found to have overstated some of their […]

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High Road & Fuel Economy Nitro Chip for Chevrolet 1995-2006
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