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Actual fuel economy of cars and light trucks: 1966-2017

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Specifically, this study examines actual fuel economy of cars and light trucks (pickup trucks, SUVs, and vans) from 1966 through 2017. Department of Transportation were the sources of the information for 1986 through 2017. The graph below shows the changes in actual vehicle fuel economy from 1966 through 2017. total Btu).

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Combustion-vehicle sales peaked in 2017, peak oil due in 2027

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The global market for internal-combustion vehicles peaked in 2017 and is now in "structural decline," Bloomberg New Energy Finance declared in a recent report. Combustion-vehicle sales in 2022 were down almost 20% from the 2017 peak, according to BNEF.

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Relationship between distance driven and economic activity: 1946-2017

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For each year from 1946 through 2017, distance driven by all vehicles was obtained from the U.S. Thereafter, this measure increased until plateauing from the early 1970s through the early 1990s, and then decreased through 2017. The 2017 value—177.4 from 2000 to 2017. Bureau of Economic Analysis. in 2000 to 0.7%

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2017-2018 Kia Optima Hybrid, 2017 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid recalled for engine issue

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Recalls of 2017-2018 Kia Optima Hybrid and 2017 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid sedans are underway to address an issue with the affected vehicles' gasoline engines. Both models share a basic platform and powertrain, the latter being the cause of the recall.

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ExxonMobil announces 6th oil discovery offshore Guyana with Ranger-1; Guyana may move from non-producer to regional powerhouse

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2017-2023 Chevy Bolt EV recalled over fire concern, again

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GM is voluntarily recalling certain 2017-2023 model year Chevrolet Bolt EV vehicles due to rare instances of front seat belt pretensioner exhaust gases coming. Some Chevy Bolt EV models are once again being recalled over a potential issue that can lead to a vehicle fire.

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EPA: US GHG emissions in 2017 down 0.3% from 2016

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In 2017, total gross U.S. The decrease in total greenhouse gas emissions between 2016 and 2017 was driven in part by a decrease in CO 2 emissions from fossil fuel combustion. Relative to the 1990 baseline, gross emissions in 2017 were higher by 1.6%, down from a high of 15.7% Overall, net emissions in 2017 were 12.7%

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