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Nissan is the most fuel efficient full-line automaker in the United States. This according to the 2014 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) “Trends” Report. Nissan’s fleet-wide fuel economy rating of 26.2 combined mpg was highest among all full-line automakers in the annual report, which is the authoritative reference on new light-duty vehicle carbon dioxide emissions, fuel […]

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Honda has renewed its partnership with SolarCity to help its vehicle owners have access to affordable solar power. The companies renewed their agreement October 8 at the SXSW Eco conference in Austin, TX. SolarCity and Honda said they have renewed their partnership with a new fund expected to finance $50 million in solar projects. The […]

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Diesel and diesel-powered vehicles have made huge improvements pollution-wise in the last 10 years. At the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) tenth annual West Coast Collaborative meeting the Diesel Technology Forum highlighted the evolution of diesel power as a workhorse and economical engine through the transformation to near zero emissions with a future focus to […]

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Even at the best of times, introducing new technology can be painful. Teething problems, false starts and high initial costs are all part of the deal. The same holds true for the gradual electrification of vehicles, which despite billions of dollars in investment still only makes up a fraction of the cars, trucks and SUVs […]

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So you want to save on fuel costs but are interested in options other than hybrids? To help you along, we’ve compiled a list of various types of 2014 model year cars sorted by their combined EPA-rated fuel economy. Most are small, some are two seaters, but a few mid-sized cars are in the list […]

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Yesterday was Earth Day, and every automotive manufacturer tried to put forward their green credentials. In Toyota’s case, it opted to reveal an interesting fact about its operations in the U.S. Since 2009, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS) said it has reduced or avoided 1.9 million trash cans worth of waste at its sales […]

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For the second year in a row, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized General Motors with a 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said it awarded GM for continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy management. GM added the U.S. EPA […]

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Hyundai Motor America has announced pricing for the 2014 Sonata Hybrid. The 2014 Sonata Hybrid starts with an MSRP of $26,000 for the Sonata Hybrid and $30,750 for the Sonata Hybrid Limited. Freight Charges are $810 and not included in the prices above. Hyundai Motor America said it will continue to offer its Hybrid Lifetime […]

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The 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is rated at 28 mpg highway, 23-mpg combined city/highway from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Ram declared it is the best highway-cycle test result ever achieved by a full-size, half-ton pickup, also exceeding the EPA highway rating for the top-ranked small pickup. This also means Ram is keeping the […]

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As the 2014 Lexus GS 450h is about to become available, the company highlighted what changes the model is seeing. The GS 450h Lexus Hybrid Synergy Drive system still delivers 338 total system horsepower resulting in an EPA fuel economy ratings of 29 mpg city, 34 mpg highway and 31 mpg combined. New for the […]

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