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EPA fuel economy report finds weight and power leveling off, footprint stable

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Since MY 2004, CO 2 emissions and fuel economy have improved in ten out of twelve years, and decreased only twice. ft 2 (2.4%); cars increased 1 ft 2 (2.1%); minivans/vans increased 1.0 Since MY 2008, market share has shifted towards car SUVs and truck SUVs, and away from cars, pickups, and minivans/vans. mpg per year.

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Toyota to increase production capacity in Indonesia

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International Multi-purpose Vehicle) Project, production of the “Kijang Innova” minivan. began in 2004 and was followed by the “Fortuner” SUV in 2005, making Indonesia an. In 1977, TMMIN started production of the “Kijang”, an. affordable multipurpose vehicle for the Asian market. Under the IMV (Innovative.

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2011 Detroit Auto Show: Ford C-Max Hybrid & Energi Plug-In Concepts

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While Toyota dominates global hybrid production, Ford was the first company to launch a hybrid SUV: the Ford Escape Hybrid, in 2004. Now, Ford is pioneering another hybrid model: the small minivan, or as Europeans call it, the people carrier.

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EPA reports decline in CO2 and increase in fuel economy from new US LDVs in 2009; projects increase in new hybrid vehicle share to 4.3% in 2010

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mpg, or 16%, since 2004. The positive trend beginning in 2005 reverses a long period of increasing CO 2 emissions and decreasing fuel economy from 1987 through 2004. emissions have moved through four phases: A rapid decrease from 1975 through 1981; A slower decrease until reaching a valley in 1987; A gradual increase until 2004; and.

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Ford: boomers leading trend to compact utility vehicles

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Industry data supplied by Ford Motor Company and Del Webb, part of the multi-brand homebuilder PulteGroup, show that the baby boomer segment (ages 55 to 64), which comprised the growing market for large homes and made minivans and big SUVs vogue are now shifting to still lavish, but smaller homes and utility vehicles.

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EPA annual trends report finds new vehicle fuel economy at record 24.1 mpg; new powertrain technologies rapidly gaining share

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mpg increase over the previous year and an increase of nearly 5 mpg since 2004. The Trends report has been published annually since 1975 and covers all passenger cars, sport utility vehicles, minivans, and all but the largest pickup trucks and vans. l/100 km)—a 0.5 Adjusted fuel economy distribution by model year. mpg per year.

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Paris Motor Show: Ford Confirms C-Max Hybrid And Plug-In Minivans

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Since launching the Ford Escape Hybrid in 2004, Ford has confined sales of its hybrid-electric vehicles to North America. But that's about to change.

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