Michigan representative: roll fuel economy rules back to 'reasonable' level

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mpg (or about 38 mpg on window stickers) by 2025 for vehicles sold in the U.S. emissions Michigan CAFE Fuel Economy Corporate Average Fuel EconomyRight now, the debate over the future of Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards is in full swing. Today, they call for a fleet average of 54.5 But many within the auto industry—and those sympathetic to it—would like to see those standards rolled.

UMTRI: average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in US in April down 0.2 mpg to 25.2 mpg

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mpg from March, according to the monthly analysis by Dr. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). mpg from the peak reached in August 2014. mpg since October 2007 (the first month of their reporting).

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UMTRI: average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in US in Jan was 24.9 mpg, up 0.1 mpg from Dec

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mpg (9.4 mpg from the value in December, according to the latest monthly figures from Dr. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute. mpg from the value in October 2007, the first month of their monitoring.

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UMTRI: average new vehicle fuel economy in June up 0.3 mpg from June

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mpg (9.25 mpg from June, according to the latest monthly report from Dr. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). mpg since October 2007 (the first month of their monitoring), but still down 0.1

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UMTRI: new vehicle fuel economy hits record high of 25.8 mpg in August

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mpg (9.1 mpg from the value in July, according to the latest monthly report from Dr. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). mpg since their first month of monitoring in October 2007.

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UMTRI: average fuel-economy of new vehicles in the US in October rose to 24.8 mpg

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mpg (9.49 mpg from September, according to the monthly analysis from Michael Sivak and Brendan Schoettle from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). mpg since October 2007 (the first month of their monitoring).

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UMTRI: Average new-vehicle fuel economy in US in May up 0.3 mpg from April

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mpg (9.22 mpg from April—according to the latest monthly report from Dr. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). mpg from the peak reached in August 2014. mpg (9.29

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UMTRI: Average US new vehicle fuel economy in October drops to 25 mpg

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mpg (9.4 mpg from September, according to the latest monthly report from Dr. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). mpg from the peak reached in August 2014, but still up 4.9

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Average new-vehicle fuel economy in US up 0.1 mpg in April

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mpg (9.29 mpg from the value for March, according to the latest monthly report from Dr. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). . mpg since October 2007 (the first month of their monitoring), but down 0.2

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UMTRI: Average new vehicle fuel economy in US in March rose 0.1 mpg from February

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mpg (9.33 mpg from the value for February, according to the monthly report from Dr. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). mpg since October 2007 (the first month of their monitoring), but down 0.3

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UMTRI: average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in US in January up 0.3 mpg

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mpg (9.25 mpg from December, but still down 0.4 mpg from the peak reached in August of 2014, according to the monthly report from Dr. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI).

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UMTRI: new vehicle average fuel economy in March up 0.2 mpg from February

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mpg (9.25 mpg from February, according to the latest monthly analysis br. Dr. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). mpg from the peak reached in August 2014. mpg (9.29

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UMTRI: Average new vehicle fuel economy in US in February hit 25.2 mpg

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mpg (9.3 mpg from the revised value for January, and up 5.1 mpg from the value for October 2007, according to the latest monthly report from Dr. Michael Sivak and Brendan Schoettle at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI).

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New-Car Average Gas Mileage At Highest Level Ever: 24.8 MPG

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Statistics kept by the University of Michigan''s Transport Research Institute (UMTRI) show sales-weighted MPG of 24.8 mpg in May. mpg in March, and a rise from 24.5 mpg in January. It just keeps rising: Average gas mileage for new cars has once again hit a new high in the U.S. That contrasts with 24.6 When UMTRI began taking figures in October

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UMTRI: average new vehicle fuel economy in the US dropped 0.2 mpg in December

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mpg (9.49 mpg from the revised value in November, according to the latest monthly figures from Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). mpg from the value in October 2007 (the first month of their monitoring).

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UMTRI: Average US new vehicle fuel economy in July up 0.1 mpg from June

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mpg (9.25 mpg from the value for June 2016, according to the latest monthly report from Dr. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). mpg from the peak reached in August 2014, but still up 5.3

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New-Car Average Fuel Economy Rose To 24.8 MPG In 2013

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Researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) say the sales-weighted average fuel economy of all new vehicles sold in the United States last year was 24.8 mpg, fully 1 mpg higher than the 23.8. The numbers are in, and it turns out that 2013 was another record year for the average fuel economy of new vehicles.

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Gas Mileage Keeps Rising: Record 23.8 MPG Average In 2012

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mpg don't usually get much coverage on GreenCarReports--they simply aren't that green. Researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute say the average fuel economy of all new Cars averaging 23.8 In this instance though, that gas mileage figure doesn't refer to a particular car--it refers to every car sold in 2012.

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UMTRI: average new vehicle fuel economy in US in May up 0.2 mpg from April

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mpg (9.26 mpg from the value for April 2016, according to the latest monthly report from Dr. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). mpg from the peak reached in August 2014, but still up 5.3

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UMTRI: average new vehicle fuel economy in US in May was 25.6 mpg

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mpg (9.19 mpg from the value for April, according to the monthly report from Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). mpg since October 2007 (the first month of their monitoring).

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UMTRI: average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in US in March was 25.4 mpg; best mark yet

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mpg (9.26 mpg improvement from the revised value for February and the best mark yet, according to the monthly report from University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) researchers Dr. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle.

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UMTRI: average fuel economy for US new vehicles in August hits high of 24.9 mpg

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mpg (9.45 l/100 km), according to the latest monthly analysis from Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute. mpg from July and up 4.8 mpg since October 2007 (the. mpg (9.52 mpg from model year 2012 vehicles.

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Gas-Mileage Average For March Vehicle Sales: 25.4 MPG, An All-Time High

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According to researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) the sales-weighted average fuel economy of all new light-duty vehicles sold in the United States last month was 25.4 As we say goodbye to March, the month has brought some good news: The average fuel economy of new vehicles rose to a new high.

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UMTRI: Average fuel economy of new vehicles in US in August was 23.8 mpg, up from July

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mpg (9.88 mpg from July, and up 3.7 mpg (or 18%) from October 2007, according to researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). The average fuel economy (window-sticker value) of new vehicles sold in the US in August was 23.8

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Average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in December dropped 2.2% to 22.2 mpg

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mpg from November 2011, according to the monthly assessment by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). Average sales-weighted mpg. The average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in the US in December 2011 was 22.2 MPG—a 2.2% drop of 0.5

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Gas Mileage Of New Cars Sold In Jan: 24.5 MPG, Highest Ever

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Every month, the University of Michigan sends out its weighted average of the gas mileage of all new cars sold the previous month. mpg from the average in December, and the highest average And for January, the news is good. The new vehicles sold in the U.S. during January scored a sales-weighted average fuel efficiency of 24.5 That's up 0.4

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UMTRI: US new vehicle average fuel economy hits record 24.5 mpg in January

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mpg (6.47 l/100km), according to the monthly tally by Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). mpg from the revised December value and is up 4.4 mpg (or 22%) from the value in October 2007 (the first month of monitoring). 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.

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Ford C-MAX Hybrid EPA-rated at 47 mpg city, 47 mpg highway; plug-in Energi version offers 85 mph top electric speed

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The Ford C-MAX Hybrid ( earlier post ) is now officially EPA-certified at 47 mpg city, 47 mpg highway and 47 mpg combined (5.0L/100km), bettering the fuel economy of the Toyota Prius v by 3 mpg on the city cycle and 7 mpg on the highway (5 mpg combined). Built at Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Mich.,

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Ford projects C-MAX Hybrid will deliver 47 mpg city, 44 mpg highway; expected payback of hybrid premium in two years

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Ford projects that its upcoming C-MAX Hybrid ( earlier post ) will achieve an EPA-rated 47 mpg city (5.0 L/100km) and 44 mpg highway (5.3 L/100km)—higher fuel economy than the Toyota Prius v (44 mpg / 5.3 L/100km city and 40 mpg / 5.9 based Michigan Assembly Plant alongside Focus, Focus Electric and Focus ST. 2013 Ford C-MAX Hybrid. Click to enlarge. L/100km highway) and at a $1,300-lower base price.

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Study Finds Cash for Clunkers Program Boosted Average Fuel Economy of All Vehicles Purchased by 0.6 mpg in July and 0.7 mpg in August

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A study by Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at the University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) concluded that the recently concluded Cash for Clunkers program improved the average fuel economy of all vehicles purchased by 0.6 mpg in July 2009 and 0.7

2013 Ford Fusion EcoBoost: Yes, You Can Hit 47 mpg, But.

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Which is probably why Ford took to its oval test track in Dearborn, Michigan, with four NASCAR stars to prove that its 2013 Fusion with 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine could achieve gas mileage With more new-car buyers than ever wanting higher gas mileage in their next car, automakers are keen to show just how efficient their latest models can be.

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UMTRI: average sales-weighted fuel economy of purchased new vehicles in US dropped 0.2 mpg in May from April

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mpg in May from the level in April to 23.7 mpg US (9.9 L/100km), likely reflecting the slight reduction the price of gasoline, according to the monthly report from researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). mpg US (18%) from the value in October 2007 (the first month of UMTRI monitoring). The sales-weighted CAFE (unadjusted mpg) for May 2012 was 29.1 mpg US (8.1

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Average fuel economy of new vehicles in the US climbed to 23.0 mpg in January

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mpg US (10.2 mpg from December, according to figures from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). The average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in the US. in January was 23.0 L/100 km), an increase of 0.8 UMTRI’s Eco-Driving Index (EDI)—an index that estimates the average monthly emissions generated by an individual US driver—stood at 0.86 in November 2011 (a decrease of 14% from October 2007).

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Hyundai Motor America Targeting Minimum Average 50 mpg for Lineup by 2025

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Hyundai Motor America, currently the leading fuel economy auto manufacturer in the US according to EPA ratings, plans to achieve a corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) rating of at least 50 (mpg) by 2025 for its lineup of passenger cars and light duty trucks. mpg US), Hyundai Motor America’ market share is up more than 50%, the company noted. mpg by 2016. Before those rules were enacted last year, Hyundai had already announced its own plan to reach 35 mpg by 2015.

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Average Fuel Economy Tops 24 MPG In March For First Time Ever

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A report from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute pegged the average gas mileage of new vehicles sold during March at 24.1 It's working. Concerted efforts by automakers to meet new, more stringent fuel-economy requirements are gradually driving up the efficiency of new passenger vehicles sold in the U.S. miles per gallon

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Demonstration series hydraulic hybrid transit bus yields fuel economy of 6.9 mpg, 110% better than conventional diesel, 30% better than electric hybrids

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million in funding for the resulting BUSolutions project, with additional program support provided by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association. The series hydraulic transit bus. Click to enlarge.

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Consumer Federation of America Calls for LDV CAFE Standard of 60 MPG for 2025

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A new economic analysis in an issue brief from the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) is recommending that the Obama Administration set a fleet-wide car and light truck fuel economy standard of 60 mpg (3.92 ” According to the CFA brief, “Setting the Next Round of Fuel Economy Standards: Consumers Benefit at 60 miles per gallon (or More)”, the 2016 standard of 34 mpg (6.92 The economic analysis shows that going to 38 mpg (6.19 L/100km) by 2035 or 41 mpg (5.74

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Actual fuel economy of cars and light trucks: 1966-2017

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mpg to 12.9 mpg). mpg to 19.6 mpg for both years). mpg to 21.8 mpg). mpg to 22.3 Michael Sivak is the managing director of Sivak Applied Research and the former director of Sustainable Worldwide Transportation at the University of Michigan.

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University of Michigan Report Finds Focus on Fuel Economy Would Be Very Profitable for Detroit 3; Says Rapid, Wide-Reaching Change in Business Models Required for Turnaround

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A new report released by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute ( UMTRI ) analyzes critical choices faced by automakers and finds that broad, deep, fast change is necessary for success in the context of the worst financial crisis in the history of the domestic automobile industry. mpg) would increase Detroit automakers’ gross profits by roughly $3 billion per year and increase sales by the equivalent of two large assembly plans. mpg) and 50% (40.4

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Average New-Car Fuel Economy Falls As SUV Sales Rise, Gas Stays Cheap

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Average new-car fuel economy continues to hover around 25 mpg, according to recent analysis. mpg, according to the University of Michigan. The average fuel economy of new cars sold in the United States fell once more in September, although not by much. The sales-weighted average window sticker fuel economy for new cars in September was 25.2 sales Study Fuel Economy EPA Ratings

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New Vehicle Fuel-Economy Fell In April, Likely Due To SUV Sales

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mpg, representing a decrease of 0.2 mpg from March. This information comes from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute. The sales-weighted average fuel economy of new cars and trucks sold in the U.S. declined last month, although it remains high overall. Average window-sticker fuel economy for new vehicles in April was 25.2 Fuel Economy

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

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mpg (9.29 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). mpg since October 2007 (the first month of their monitoring), but still down 0.2

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