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EPA, DOT Propose New Fuel Economy Labels; Addressing GHG Emissions, Fuel Consumption and Advanced Technology Vehicles

Green Car Congress

From left to right: EV, PHEV, gasoline/diesel, gasoline/diesel. The US Department of Transportation (DOT) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are jointly proposing changes to the fuel economy labels consumers see on the window of new vehicles in dealer showrooms. Color is integral to the new schemes. Source: EPA.

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First Ride: 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning

Clean Fleet Report

Ford spokespersons at the drive program assured us that it will be producing a full range of models from Pro to Platinum rather than just concentrating on the high-end, more profitable models. 60 minutes: 19 miles. 60 minutes: 19 miles. 60 minutes: 14 miles. Extended-Range. 10 minutes: 54 miles.

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Flash Drive: 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning

Clean Fleet Report

When Ford showed a front trunk, where a gasoline or diesel engine should be, this caught the interest of the attendees. Driving Range: Pro, XLT, Lariat: 230 miles. Extended Range Battery. Dual electric motors. 1 hour: 19 miles. 1 hour: 19 miles. 1 hour: 14 miles. Extended-Range Battery.

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Are You Plugged In?

Revenge of the Electric Car

Coda popped onto the electric-vehicle stage in June 2009 as an offshoot of Miles Electric Vehicles, a maker of electric light trucks in China. Match the auto maker with its electric car: A. GM calls the Volt an extended-range electric vehicle, or EREV. Bright Automotive.

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