Fuel economy in automobiles

(AP Photo)

US cars and trucks hit record gas mileage in 2012

DETROIT (AP) — New cars and trucks sold in the U.S. last year got an average of 23.6 miles per gallon in combined city and highway driving, a record that came mainly through improvements to […]


A man disembarks from a Mercedes S 500 Plug-in Hybrid during the second press day of the 65th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

Hybrids expand in luxury car market

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz is offering a hybrid version of its flagship S-Class luxury sedan that can drive emissions-free — and still provide the kind of pampering and power the pricey brand’s […]


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3-D printed car is very green (video)

Watch this video of a car that was printed using a 3-D printer, and touted as the world’s greenest car.


EPA finds Hyundai, Kia overstated gas mileage

DETROIT (AP) – Hyundai and Kia overstated the gas mileage on most of their models from the past three years in an embarrassing blunder that could bring sanctions from the U.S. government and millions of […]


New fuel standards finalized

(AP) – Under regulations finalized today by the Obama administration, the average gas mileage of new cars and trucks will have to nearly double by 2025. The new rules would require the fleet of new […]



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