Tesla Model 3 sales, Honda Insight recall, Mazda electric lineup and California goes its own way: Today's Car News

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Mazda announces its electric lineup with a familiar engine acting as a range extender. And Kia scraps plans for the Sorento diesel in the U.S. The Tesla Model 3 is the fifth best-selling car in the United States. California overrules the EPA's emissions freeze. Honda recalls the 2019 Insight. All of this and more on Green Car Reports. The Tesla

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RIP 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe diesel, we never knew ye

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The move follows Kia's lead earlier this year, when that automaker canceled the 2.2-liter turbodiesel for its Sorento. DON'T MISS: Mazda CX-5 The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe diesel experiment is over before it began. Brandon Ramirez, a spokesman for Hyundai, confirmed in Korea on Friday that the diesel-powered Santa Fe won't come to the U.S. after all.

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Gas Mileage For Every 2013 SUV

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Mazda CX-5. Kia Sportage. Kia Sorento. Mazda CX-9. The last time I checked, gas prices in the United States had increased every day for 33 consecutive days. The average cost for a gallon of gas at the time of this post was $3.74. Just a month earlier it was $3.31.

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JATO: electrified vehicles 13% of new car reg in Europe in January 2020; electrified vehicles only growth-driver

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Among the latest launches, the Volkswagen T-Cross registered 12,880 units; the Skoda Kamiq 6,079 units; Ford Puma 6,036 units; Skoda Scala 5,646; Mazda CX-30 5,561; Kia Xceed 3,231; Audi Q3 Sportback 3,080; DS 3 Crossback 2,382; Lexus UX 1,894; Tesla Model 3 1,457; Toyota Camry 1,182.

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JATO: 2018 record year for EVs; sales up 74% to 1.26M units; overall market stable, as SUVs rule

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Despite the double-digit growth posted by Toyota, Hyundai-Kia and Volkswagen Group, which outsold GM, Renault-Nissan continued to dominate the SUV segment, recording almost 12% of the market share.

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97 SUVs For 2012

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Mazda CX-5. Kia Sorento. Kia Sportage. Mazda CX-7. Mazda CX-9. Most visitors to HybridSUV.com are here for one of two reasons. Either they want to learn more about hybrid-electric SUVs, or they are looking for a sport utility vehicle that gets decent gas mileage.

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2012 SUV Market Update

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2012 Mazda CX-5 – 29 mpg combined. 2012 Kia Sportage — $18,500. SUV Market Remains Strong.

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Pike ranks Volkswagen Group as the global leader in clean diesel vehicles

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Peugeot Citroën (PSA); General Motors (GM); Mazda; Mercedes; Mitsubishi; Ford; Honda; the. Hyundai Kia Automotive Group; Fiat-Chrysler; and the automotive partnership of RenaultNissan. Mazda. ones that seem best poised to do so as of today are Mazda and GM.

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IIHS small overlap front crash testing finds mixed small car results; Volt wins 2014 Top Safety Pick+ award

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The gasoline-powered Mazda 5 small four-door wagon is rated poor. Collapse of the occupant compartment is the downfall for four small cars in this group, including the Fiat 500L, Mazda 5, Nissan Juke and Nissan Leaf. The Mazda 5 earns a marginal rating in the side impact test.

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Consumer Reports: Tesla and other domestic brands take big steps backwards in reliability rankings

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Asian brands, led by Lexus, Toyota, and Mazda, in that order, continue to be the best for new car reliability in CR’s survey, which is the largest of its kind. Seven of the top 10 brands in this year’s reliability rankings are from Japan and South Korea, including Subaru, Kia, Infiniti, and Hyundai. Mazda jumps nine spots in the rankings to third overall, making it the year’s biggest gainer, as the automaker worked out the problems that plagued the CX-9 and MX-5 Miata roadster.

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Nissan leads with transfer of California ZEV credits out for year ending 30 Sep 2014

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IVMs in 2013 were BMW, Hyundai, Kia, Land Rover, Mazda, Mercedes Benz, Subaru and Volkswagen. Nissan led with California ZEV credit transfers out during the last report period. Click to enlarge. Between 1 October 2013 and 30 September 2014, Nissan transferred out 663.6

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Tesla leads with transfer of ZEV credits for year ending 30 Sep 2013

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Intermediate manufacturers under the ZEV regulation are BMW, Hyundai, Kia, Land Rover, Mazda, Mercedes Benz, Subaru and Volkswagen. Tesla by far dominated the transfer of ZEV credits in California in 2012. Data: ARB. Click to enlarge.

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20 automakers commit to make automatic emergency braking standard on new vehicles no later than 2022; faster than regulatory process

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Automakers making the commitment are Audi; BMW; FCA US LLC; Ford; General Motors; Honda; Hyundai; Jaguar Land Rover; Kia; Maserati; Mazda; Mercedes-Benz; Mitsubishi Motors; Nissan; Porsche; Subaru; Tesla Motors; Toyota; Volkswagen; and Volvo Car USA.

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2011 edition of EPA Fuel Economy Trends report shows several advanced powertrain technologies making significant gains

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In MY 2010, the last year for which EPA has final production data, Hyundai had the lowest fleet-wide adjusted composite CO2 emissions performance, followed very closely by Kia and then Toyota. Hyundai and Kia tied for the highest fleet-wide adjusted composite fuel economy value.

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J.D. Power: growing usage of safety technologies in new vehicles contributes to increasing vehicle appeal

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Mazda (two): CX-5 and MAZDA6. Other models receiving awards are Fiat 500; GMC Sierra HD; Infiniti QX80; Kia Sedona; Mercedes-Benz S-Class; Nissan Murano; and Volkswagen Golf.

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Auto Alliance urges EPA to withdraw premature Final Determination on light-duty GHG regulations, resume Midterm Evaluation process with NHTSA

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This request by the Alliance echoes a similar, earlier request by Global Automakers, the trade association representing the US divisions of 12 international automakers (Aston Martin, Ferrari, Honda, Hyundai, Isuzu, Kia, Maserati, McLaren, Nissan, Subaru, Suzuki and Toyota).

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Consumer Reports calls on automakers to drop support for rollback of federal gas mileage standards

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Consumer Reports sent letters and a consumer petition to the leaders of General Motors, Toyota, Fiat Chrysler, Nissan, Subaru, Mazda, Hyundai, Kia, and Mitsubishi, calling on the companies to drop their legal attack against America’s Clean Air Act, and instead support Clean Car standards that help drivers save money on fuel and reduce air pollution.

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President Obama announces 54.5 mpge, 163 gCO2/mile target for MY2025 light-duty vehicles; California on board

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Light-duty vehicle fuel economy standards, 1978-2025. MY1978-2011 figures are NHTSA CAFE in mpg. MY2012-2025 standards are EPA GHG standards in miles per gallon equivalent, incorporating air conditioning improvements.

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Euro Big 5 auto markets up 8.6% in April, SUVs continue to dominate; shift in segment shares

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Other big increases outside the top 10 included Land Rover (+20%), Hyundai (+19%), Kia (+16%), Mazda (+26%), Honda (+63%), Jaguar (+147%) and Infiniti (+159%). Ford, Mercedes, Hyundai, Kia and Fiat were the other big winners. Led by strong growth in Spain and Italy, new car registrations in Europe’s Big 5 markets grew by 8.6% to 958,400 units in April 2016, according to the latest figures from JATO Dyanmics.

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EPA annual trends report finds new vehicle fuel economy at record 24.1 mpg; new powertrain technologies rapidly gaining share

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In MY 2013, Mazda had the lowest fleet-wide adjusted composite CO 2 emissions and highest adjusted fuel economy performance, followed by Honda and Subaru.

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Frankfurt Motor Show goes green. The Green Piece

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Kia Venga – Offers a choice of 1.4litre and 1.6litre engines and is based on the number three concept that was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year. Mazda CX-7 – The new-look Mazda CX-7 includes a new 2.2 The Green Piece. August 25 2009.

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Scrappage scheme scrap ends

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Participating vehicle manufacturers include Allied Vehicles, Bentley, BMW, Chevrolet, Citroen, Daihatsu, FIAT, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Isuzu, Jaguar, Kia, Land Rover, London Taxis International, Mazda, Mercedes Benz, MG Motor, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Perodua, Peugeot, Porsche, Proton, Renault, Rolls Royce, SAAB, SECMA UK, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Vauxhall, Volkswagen, Volvo, Koelliker UK Ltd, Iveco Ltd, Chrysler, Renault Trucks UK Ltd.