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Responsible Battery Coalition and U Michigan launch study to compare electric and gas vehicle lifetime costs

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The Responsible Battery Coalition, in partnership with the University of Michigan Center for Sustainable Systems, launched a comprehensive research project to compare the total cost of ownership of gas and electric vehicles (EVs). Gregory Keoleian, Director of the Center for Sustainable Systems at the University of Michigan.

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US new-vehicle fuel economy drops again in September

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The average fuel economy (window-sticker value) of new vehicles sold in the US in September was 25.2 Fuel economy is down 0.6 The University of Michigan Eco-Driving Index (EDI)—an index that estimates the average monthly emissions of greenhouse gases generated by an individual U.S. l/100 km)—down 0.1

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UMTRI: average new vehicle fuel economy in US dropped in August

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The average fuel economy (window-sticker value) of new vehicles sold in the US in August 2017 was 25.3 mpg from July, according to the latest monthly report from Dr. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). l/100 km)—down 0.1 The value for August is up 5.2

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UMTRI: average US new vehicle fuel economy drops in October

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The average fuel economy (window-sticker value) of new vehicles sold in the US in October was 25.2 mpg from September, according to the monthly report from Dr. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). l/100 km), down 0.1 The value for October is up 5.1

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UMTRI: average US new vehicle fuel economy drops in June

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The average fuel economy (window-sticker value) of new vehicles sold in the US in June was 25.1 mpg from May, according to the latest monthly report from Dr. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). l/100 km)—down 0.2 in April 2017, down from 0.85

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Ford, U Mich study finds greater greenhouse gas reductions for pickup truck electrification than for other light-duty vehicles

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Researchers at the University of Michigan and Ford Motor Company have conducted a cradle-to-grave life cycle GHG assessment of model year 2020 ICEV, HEV, and BEV sedans, sports utility vehicles (SUVs), and pickup trucks in the United States. The lower and higher limits of each range are results for base and premium models, respectively.

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UMTRI: average US new vehicle fuel economy drops in October

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The average fuel economy (window-sticker value) of new vehicles sold in the US in October was 24.8 mpg from the value for September, according to the latest monthly report from Dr. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). l/100 km)—down 0.4 in August 2016, down 0.01