Range Rover Evoque and Land Rover Discovery Sport now available as PHEVs: P300e

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The new Range Rover Evoque and Land Rover Discovery Sport premium compact SUVs are now available with plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) technology, with an electric-only range of up to 66 km (41 miles) and CO 2 emissions as low as 32 g/km. L/100km (168 mpg US). L/100km (147 mpg US), with CO 2 emissions of 36g/km.

Ford Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid available for order in Europe, deliveries by year-end

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Ford’s Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid van ( earlier post )is available to order now with first deliveries before the end of the year. l/100 km fuel efficiency (87 mpg US) and 60 g/km CO 2 emissions NEDC. Introduced from spring 2020 and available for retrofitment to earlier vehicles, a new Geofencing module will be able to automatically switch the vehicle to zero-emission driving EV Now mode when entering a low-emission zone.

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2020 Range Rover available with 48V mild hybrid in-line 6

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The 2020 Range Rover is now available in the UK with a 3.0-liter in-line six-cylinder Ingenium gasoline engine in a Mild Hybrid Electric Vehicle (MHEV) powertrain designed to bring enhanced efficiency to the range with fuel economy of 9.3l/100km (25.3 mpg US) and CO 2 emissions of 212g/km (NEDC equivalent combined).

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2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid offers up to 52 mpg combined; Solar Roof System

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At the Chicago Auto Show, Hyundai introduced its new 2020 Sonata Hybrid, featuring up to 686 miles of driving range and an EPA-estimated 52 mpg combined fuel economy rating on the Blue trim. Sonata owners can tailor the different vehicle functions available to each shared virtual key, and can make the key available for only a defined amount of time.

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MPG Marathon smashes through the 100mpg ceiling

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It’s typical; you wait 12 years for a car to hit a three figure mpg in the annual MPG Marathon and two come along at once. Twenty of the most fuel efficient cars available took part in Fleet World’s MPG Marathon, completing a 370-mile route of tough, real-world driving in challenging weather conditions over two [.]. Latest news Ford ECOnetic Kia Rio MPG Marathon

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Toyota details powertrain advances in Gen4 Prius; available E-Four system for all-wheel drive

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Extensive changes to the transaxle, engine and combined hybrid system, generate an expected improvement in EPA estimated MPG on core models of up to 10% (i.e., up to ~55 mpg US combined), with an Eco model that will achieve an even greater improvement. The new Prius will be available with either a new lithium-ion or a new nickel-metal hydride hybrid battery. Available Advanced Technologies.

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GM mid-size pickups EPA-rated at 27 mpg highway, 22 mpg combined

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four-cylinder engine with 2WD and available 6-speed automatic transmission, will have an EPA-estimated 20 mpg city and 27 mpg highway, for a combined 22 mpg rating overall. Trucks outfitted with 4WD will have EPA-estimated 19 city mpg and 25 mpg highway for a combined 21 mpg, giving Colorado and Canyon segment-leading highway fuel efficiency and segment-leading power for a four-cylinder models with automatic transmissions.

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Toyota introducing Corolla Hybrid to US at LA Auto Show; at least 50 mpg

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The new hybrid version of Toyota’s all-time best-selling car series achieves at least 50 mpg (4.7 The model adapts the latest Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive from the new-generation Prius, already proven as an MPG winner. SPORT mode: Available power is increased, allowing for improved acceleration response. Toyota is introducing the Corolla Hybrid to the US market at the LA Auto Show. Earlier post.).

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2016 Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon Take Truck Fuel-Efficiency Crown At 25 MPG

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The 2016 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon mid-size pickup twins, fitted with the newly-available Duramax four-cylinder diesel engine, are now the most fuel-efficient pickup trucks sold in the U.S. EPA fuel-economy ratings are in, and rear-wheel-drive versions of the General Motors trucks are rated at 25 mpg combined (22 mpg city, 31 mpg highway).

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Toyota anticipates 2016 Prius at 52 mpg combined, 56 mpg with Eco grade

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Toyota anticipates that the 2016 Prius ( earlier post ) will deliver fuel economy ratings of 54 MPG city / 50 MPG highway / 52 MPG combined. A new Eco grade model is expecting ratings of 58 MPG city / 53 MPG highway / 56 MPG combined thanks to lighter weight and further optimized aerodynamics. Available Intelligent Parking Assist (IPA) also makes its debut outside of Japan in the 2016 Prius.

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Audi TT 2.0 TDI diesel now also available with quattro all-wheel-drive

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The new model is now on sale in Europe, and will be available for delivery from the beginning of 2007. US mpg) according to the NEDC measuring method, which equates to 137 grams of CO 2 per kilometer (220.5 US mpg) and 142 g CO 2 per kilometer (228.5 The front-wheel-drive two-liter diesel with six-speed manual transmission remains available. Audi is introducing a quattro all-wheel-drive version of its diesel Audi TT 2.0. Earlier post.)

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Ford to make start-stop technology available on 70% of its N. America lineup by 2017

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Auto Start-Stop technology will be available on 70% of Ford’s North American vehicle lineup by 2017, the company said. Rated at 45 mpg EPA highway (5.2 By making Auto Start-Stop available on more vehicles, we are working to be part of the solution to environmental sustainability with effective, fuel-saving technologies. In the United States, Auto Start-Stop is already available on the non-hybrid 2014 Ford Fusion with 1.5-liter EcoBoost.

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Chevrolet 2017 Cruze Diesel EPA-rated at 52 mpg highway, 37 mpg combined; Tier 3 Bin 125

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The 2017 Cruze Diesel Sedan ( earlier post ) fitted with the six-speed manual transmission offers an EPA-estimated highway mileage of 52 mpg (4.52 The six-speed manual model returns an EPA-estimated city mileage of 30 mpg (7.83 l/100 km), resulting in 37 mpg (6.35 Cruze Diesel with the nine-speed automatic achieves an EPA-estimated highway economy of up to 47 mpg and 31 city mpg, which results in 37 mpg combined.

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New 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel 4x2 pickup EPA-rated at 32 mpg highway in US; new 3.0L EcoDiesel

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The half-ton EcoDiesel will be rated at 32 miles per gallon (mpg) highway, 22 mpg city for 4x2 models; 29 mpg highway, 21 mpg city for 4x4 models. Ram 1500’s unsurpassed 29 mpg highway fuel economy rating for 4x4 models is significant in that 4x4 models represent more than 80% of the U.S. Paired with an available 33-gallon fuel tank, Ram’s driving range exceeds 1,000 miles.

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Achates showcases 2.7L, 3-cylinder opposed piston gasoline compression ignition engine in F-150; estimated 37 mpg combined

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Fabien Redon, Vice President, Technology Development at Achates, said they estimate that the OPGCI pickup will achieve 37 mpg (6.35 l/100 km) on the combined cycle—nearly five MPG better than the proposed CAFE 2025 requirements for a vehicle of a similar size. The technology and infrastructure to meet these future standards exists and will be available for consumers in the near future.

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Chevy Sonic Turbo now available with six-speed automatic

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turbo engine will now be available with either manual or automatic transmission. turbo six-speed automatic delivers an EPA-estimated 37 mpg highway and 27 mpg in the city (6.36 L/100 km), while the manual gets 40 mpg on the highway and 29 mpg in the city (5.88 The Chevrolet Sonic’s Ecotec 1.4L The 2012 Chevy Sonic Ecotec 1.4L and 8.7 and 8.1 L/100 km). The Hydra-Matic 6T40. Click to enlarge.

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Opel Insignia now available with LPG engine option

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The Opel Insignia is now also available with a 1.4 mpg US), the four-door LPG variant is almost 40% less expensive to refuel, based on an average price/liter for high octane gasoline of €1.53 turbocharged LPG ecoFLEX engine designed to run on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). All three body styles of the Insignia—the sedan, hatchback and Sports Tourer station wagon—can now be ordered with LPG propulsion ex works.

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2017 Audi Q7 now available with 2.0-liter TFSI turbo-charged four-cylinder engine; lower entry point to premium SUV

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The Q7, with standard seating for up to seven passengers and quattro all-wheel drive, is also 22% more fuel efficient, with an EPA-estimated 22 mpg city/highway combined. 22 mpg. 18 mpg. 21 mpg. Available adaptive cruise control with stop & go automatically maintains distance from the vehicle in front, including braking and accelerating. The Model year 2017 Q7 with available 2.0-liter engine will go on sale in early 2017.

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I Can’t Drive 55 (MPG)

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fuel efficiency standard will force automakers to use new technologies, develop more hybrid options, and perhaps greatly expand the availability of all-electric vehicles. Automakers were already under pressure to meet the previous standard, which called for a Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) of 29 miles per gallon (mpg) now, gradually increasing to 35.5 mpg by 2016. mpg by the 2025 model year. A newly announced aggressive U.S.

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2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 with new diesel delivers EPA-estimated 33 mpg highway; driver-selectable stop/start

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The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 with the available, all-new 3.0L Duramax turbo-diesel engine delivers an EPA-estimated 33 mpg highway and 23 city in rear-wheel-drive models. EPA-estimated fuel economy for four-wheel drive models is 29 mpg highway/23 city. The exhaust brake, which is available in tow-haul mode, can provide additional driver confidence when towing, especially when going downhill.

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Volkswagen introduces new 1L, 3-cylinder gasoline Golf; 54.7 mpg

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mpg US) (99 g/km CO 2 )—more efficient than any previous Golf with a gasoline engine. A 6-speed manual or 7-speed DSG (with automatic gear changes) are available; both consume just 4.3 Until now, the Golf BlueMotion was only available in diesel (TDI) and natural gas (TGI) versions. l/100 km (52 mpg). l/100 km (51 mpg). The engine’s maximum torque of 200 Nm is available from a low 2,000 rpm; this figure remains constant up to 3,000 rpm.

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Mercedes-Benz 2014 E250 BlueTEC sedan estimated EPA rated at 45 mpg highway, 28 mpg city

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The Mercedes-Benz 2014 E250 BlueTEC sedan, the first diesel E-Class to be available with 4MATIC, achieves an estimated EPA rating of 45 mpg US (5.2 l/100 km) on the highway and 28 mpg (8.4 When equipped with optional 4MATIC all-wheel drive, its fuel mileage numbers are 42 mpg (5.6 l/100 km) highway and 27 mpg (8.7 The 369 lb-ft of torque is readily available at 1,800 rpm.

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Toyota’s second turbocharged gasoline engine now available in Auris in Japan; 36% thermal efficiency

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The new 8NR-FTS 1.2-liter direct-injection turbo engine is now available as an option for the partially redesigned Auris, which went on sale in Japan today. km/L (46 mpg US, 5.15 Toyota’s new turbo engines deliver fuel economy on a par with some of the most efficient non-hybrids available today.

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Elio Motors unveils engine prototype for 84 mpg highway 3-wheeler

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As the team began to dive into some of the details and changes to meet the desired Elio targets, it found that the Geo Metro engine would not meet the fuel efficiency targets to enable the vehicle fuel economy goal of 84 mpg highway. There really was nothing available that combined the speed and power that we want and our customers deserve.

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SAIC-GM-Wuling launches its first EV; Buick Regal hybrid available in China

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Available in two variants, it is priced as low as RMB 35,800 (US$5,290) after national and local subsidies. Ten variants, including a hybrid electric, are available priced between RMB 175,800 and RMB 269,800 (US$26,000 and US$39,900). Another 500 vehicles will be available starting tomorrow, with sales initially limited to Guangxi. The electric vehicle is also available with a touchpad, air filter and keyless entry on the premium Zhixiang variant. mpg US).

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2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Tested At 28 MPG On Highway

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And while EPA fuel economy ratings aren''t available yet, this diesel light-duty truck returned 28 mpg highway in a recent Motor Trend test Hybrids and fuel-sipping small cars may get a lot of attention, but improving the gas mileage of pickup trucks can have a huge impact. That''s why the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is major news for pickup buyers.

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Chevrolet’s 1st 9-speed automatic to debut in 2017 Malibu; available in 2017 Cruze Diesel and 2018 Equinox

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Chevrolet’s first nine-speed automatic transmission makes its debut in the 2017 Malibu and will be available in the 2017 Cruze Diesel and 2018 Equinox, with another Chevrolet model to follow by the end of 2017. The new, General Motors-developed Hydra-Matic 9T50 nine-speed is paired with the available 2.0L Turbo engine in the Malibu, contributing to an EPA-estimated 33 mpg highway (7.12

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New Volkswagen Golf GTE PHEV and Golf GTD diesel now available to order in Europe

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l/100 km (53 mpg US) and 4.7 l/100 km (50 mpg US), respectively. In November 2016, Volkswagen presented a major update of the Golf, featuring new engines (including a Millerized 1.5L EA211), new assistance systems and a new generation of infotainment systems ( earlier post ). Now, three more sporty, fuel-efficient models of the updated Golf can now be ordered in Europe: the plug-in hybrid Golf GTE and the dynamic Golf GTD and Golf GTD Variant diesel models.

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Volkswagen Golf with new 1.5 TSI Evo engine now available to order in Europe; new 1.5 TSI variant coming

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TSI Evo (110 kW / 150 PS) ( earlier post , earlier post ), is now available to order in Europe. TSI is available for purchase immediately and from the Comfortline equipment line upwards. l/100 km (47 mpg US, 114 g/km CO 2 ). l/100 km (48 mpg US, 112 g/km CO 2 ) is achieved. TSI with 96 kW / 130 PS and additional technical highlights will be available in the middle of the year. The new Volkswagen Golf with its most modern engine generation, the Millerized 1.5

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Hyundai unveils 2021 Elantra and Elantra Hybrid; 50 MPG EPA-estimated combined rating on the first Elantra Hybrid

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The first Elantra Hybrid to be brought to market offers more than an EPA-estimated 50 mpg combined cycle. The high-efficiency electric motor has an electric-only driving mode that delivers instantaneous torque at low speeds, with available power-assist at higher vehicle speeds. Hyundai officially launched its all-new 2021 Elantra and Elantra Hybrid in West Hollywood, CA.

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50 mpg city 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid starts at $29,155

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The EPA-rated 50 mpg (4.7 The 2014 Accord Hybrid, equipped with a two-motor hybrid system, also carries EPA ratings of 45 mpg highway and 47 mpg combined (5.2 Every new 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid is equipped with numerous standard features including Honda’s LaneWatch blind spot display system, a premium feature not available on competitive hybrid models, Honda says.

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Porsche Panamera Diesel delivers 6.3L/100km (37 mpg)

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mpg US)—167 g/km CO 2 —on the NEDC with optional low-friction tires. mpg US) with 172 g/km CO 2. The maximum torque of 550 N·m (406 lb-ft) is available all the way from 1,750 rpm to 2,750 rpm. The Panamera Diesel is exclusively available with rear-wheel drive. The Panamera Diesel costs €80,183 (US$119,000) in Germany including VAT and country-specific equipment and will be available for delivery from August 2011.

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smart fortwo now available for ordering with twinamic dual clutch transmission; manual or automatic gear shifting

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As the first model of the new smart generation, the smart fortwo rated at 52 kW/71 hp is now available for ordering with the twinamic dual clutch transmission. liters of gasoline per 100 kilometers (57 mpg), corresponding to a CO 2 figure of 94 grams per kilometer. The dual clutch transmission is available in combination with the passion, prime and proxy equipment lines.

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New 2013 Nissan Sentra delivers 34 mpg combined fuel economy, up to 40 mpg highway

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Nissan’s all-new 2013 Sentra, featuring a new 1.8-liter engine and next-generation Xtronic CVT with sub-planetary gear, offers combined fuel economy of 34 mpg (6.9 With the FE+ models, Sentra achieves up to 40 mpg (5.88 Other CVT-equipped models are rated at 39 mpg (6.03 All CVT models achieve a best-in-class EPA rated 34 mpg combined (City and Highway). Fuel economy is rated at 30 mpg (7.84 L/100km) city, 39 mpg highway (6.03 2013 Nissan Sentra.

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2017 hybrid mid-size sedans: all the entries, plus what's due for 2018

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Given the number of options available among hybrid mid-size sedans, that should remain the case among buyers who want passenger. mpg Fuel EconomyThe mid-size sedan was once the default for a majority of U.S. car buyers. While the segment's position has been eroded by the rise of crossover utility vehicles of many sizes, these sedans still remain quite popular.

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Confirmed: 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid arriving for US in early 2020, will top 40 MPG city

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produced and widely available. Honda is at last revealing the first electrified SUV for its U.S. lineup, and it’s a hybrid version of the brand’s best-selling model in the U.S., the CR-V. The automaker has announced that this higher-mileage 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid will be U.S.-produced It leads Honda’s plan to electrify the brand’s

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Chevy Colorado diesel pickup EPA-rated at up to 31 mpg highway

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The 2016 Chevrolet Colorado two-wheel drive with the Duramax turbo-diesel ( earlier post ) will be the most fuel efficient pickup in the US, offering an Environmental Protection Agency-estimated 31 mpg (7.58 The EPA-estimated highway fuel economy for 2016 Colorado four-wheel drive diesel is 29 mpg. The 2016 Colorado diesel 2WD offers an EPA estimated 22 mpg city (10.68 l/100 km) and 25 mpg (9.4 The 4WD model offers an EPA estimated 20 mpg city (11.75

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GMC Delivers 8 Passengers And 21 MPG

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For a full-sized SUV that seats eight passengers, the 2011 GMC Yukon Hybrid offers an impressive 21 mpg city in the two-wheel drive version and 20 mpg city with the four-wheel drive model. Cumulatively, these technologies and changes deliver a combined 20 to 22 mpg fuel economy rating. Both trims include many standard features that are often only available in luxury packages for other hybrid SUVs. 2011 GMC Yukon Hybrid: Delivering power plus fuel economy.

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Chevy 2015 City Express cargo van rated at 25 mpg combined

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Chevrolet’s 2015 City Express cargo van, the company’s first entry into the small van segment, will offer an EPA-estimated 24 mpg city and 26 mpg highway, resulting in 25 mpg combined (9.8, EcoBoost offers 25 mpg combined, with 22 mpg city and 30 mpg highway. unit offers 24 mpg combined, with 21 mpg city and 29 mpg highway.

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Recargo PlugShare software will be available in VIA’s plug-ins

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VIA VTRUX deliver up to 40-mile battery range and extended range, averaging more than 100 mpg in typical daily driving. Recargo, Inc. and VIA Motors have signed an agreement to include Recargo’s PlugShare charging infrastructure information in VIA’s in-dash electric vehicle application; VIA plans to unveil its iPad in-Dash electric vehicle control system in the 2014 production extended range electric vehicles.

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Volkswagen introduces Caddy BlueMotion light commercial van; 52 mpg

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liters per 100 km (52 mpg US ) in the commercial version. l/100 km (51 mpg US ). A Caddy BlueMotion with a short wheelbase is available in four equipment versions: as a panel van and kombi as well as in passenger-carrying versions. Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles will introduce the Caddy BlueMotion light commercial vehicle at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The new Caddy BlueMotion is the most fuel-efficient Caddy yet with fuel consumption of 4.5

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Volkswagen shows new 65 mpg Golf Sportsvan TDI BlueMotion at Geneva show

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l/100 km (65 mpg US), equating to CO 2 emissions of 95 g/km (provisional). The Golf Sportsvan TDI BlueMotion is available in Trendline and Comfortline trims. The new Golf Sportsvan TDI BlueMotion will be available in Germany this summer. At the Geneva International Motor Show, Volkswagen is giving the new Golf Sportsvan TDI BlueMotion its debut. The new 5-seater diesel Golf Sportsvan offers combined cycle fuel consumption of 3.6

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1.0L EcoBoost Fiesta receives EPA rating of 45 mpg highway

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EcoBoost-powered Fiesta sub-compact, arriving at dealers later this year, at 45 mpg (5.2 As an example, the 2014 Honda Insight achieves 44 mpg highway, while the 2014 Volkswagen Golf diesel with a manual transmission delivers 42 mpg highway. This also makes the Fiesta the only car in its class that produces more than 120 horsepower (89 kW) and achieves 45 mpg on the highway. l/100 km) and 37 mpg (6.4

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