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EPA trends report finds MY 2021 fuel economy remained flat at a record high while CO2 levels hit new low

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its annual Automotive Trends Report , which shows that model year (MY) 2021 vehicle fuel economy remained at a record high—but flat with MY 2020 fuel economy—while CO 2 emission levels reached a new record low. Estimated real-world fuel economy and CO 2 emissions.

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Hyundai ranked second behind Tesla as EPA fuel economy leader

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In a new EPA report, Hyundai ranked second behind only Tesla in lowering CO2 emissions and improving fuel economy. more… The post Hyundai ranked second behind Tesla as EPA fuel economy leader appeared first on Electrek.

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EVs dominate list of efficient cars in ORNL 2022 Fuel Economy Guide

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The 2022 Fuel Economy Guide, released by ORNL for the DOE/EPA fueleconomy.gov website, provides up-to-date information on fuel economy, environmental and safety data, so consumers can choose the most fuel-efficient vehicle that meets their needs. Credit: Andrew Sproles/ORNL, U.S.

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EPA confirms 249-mile range for Volkswagen ID.4 AWD Pro electric SUV

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Volkswagen of America announced another round of fuel economy figures for the 2021 ID.4 4 AWD Pro has an EPA-estimated 249 miles of range on a full charge and the AWD Pro S has an EPA-estimated 240 miles of range on a full charge. The EPA-estimated fuel economy for ID.4 4 electric SUV.

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EPA: US GHG emissions up 6% in 2021 from 2020

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its 30 th annual Inventory of US Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks (GHG Inventory), which presents a national-level overview of annual greenhouse gas emissions from 1990 to 2021. Source: EPA. Fuel economy of light-duty vehicles is another important factor. from 2020 to 2021.

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EPA: preliminary data show average fuel economy of new light-duty vehicles reached a record high of 25.7 MPG in 2020

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Preliminary data in EPA’s 2020 Automotive Trends Report shows average fuel economy for model year 2020 light-duty vehicles increased to 25.7 If this preliminary data holds, that will be a new record high for average new light-duty vehicle fuel economy. From 2005–2020 average fuel economy rose by 29%.

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EPA, NHTSA issue One National Program Rule; EPA withdraws CA waiver for GHG and fuel economy

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Specifically, in this action, NHTSA is affirming that its statutory authority to set nationally applicable fuel economy standards under the express preemption provisions of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) dictates that such state and local programs are preempted. Earlier post.)