May 24, 2024
Ford

Ford and EPA talking about Fusion hybrid fuel economy

Ford’s recent blow in the fuel economy sector thanks to Consumer Reports taking serious analysis of their C-Max and Fusion fuel economy results. We’re not very sure on what’s going on with the MPV but the Fusion sedan, as a true star in their lineup, seems to worry the Blue Oval more. They’re actually announcing

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Ford

EPA announces Ford hybrid fuel economy revisit

Recent criticism from all sorts of sources seem to have gotten back to the EPA. The bad news traveled at reasonably high speed it seems. The real amazement factor here is the fact that the American authority is about to accept not only that there’s a mistake here, but that its current methodology might need

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Ford Videos

Ford Fusion and C-Max hybrid mpg claims said to be fake

Ever since fuel economy became a thing, manufacturers have raced to improve this vital statistic on their car. Or at least so they claim. We all know that there’s plenty of ideas out there about being a bit of a cheat and that outside the US it’s quite frequent for a manufacturer to overstate these

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Honda

2006 Honda Civic Hybrid lawsuit won by plaintiff

Honda has been getting a bit of heated action in the U.S. lately after a plaintiff won a suit against them in a small-claims court in California. The lawsuit was regarding fuel economy figures. It seems that Heather Peters (plaintiff) felt she was mislead by Honda since her 2006 Civic Hybrid never managed the fuel

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Fisker

The Fisker Karma is a subcompact

Petrolheads never really got along with the legislators, mostly because the latter keep trying to starve our cars of power, noise and plenty of other niggles. This time however, it seems like the legislators have gone on to make a decision that will almost certainly make petrolheads laugh their heads off. According to the chaps

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Fisker

Fisker Karma gets EPA sticker

After hearing about countless problems and delays regarding the Fisker Karma, its production and market availability fans and customers can finally breathe easy. This is because this little piece of news about the Fisker Karma is actually positive and stands for one less hurdle to overcome on its way to the market. The Fisker Karma

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Infiniti

2012 Infiniti M35h Hybrid gets EPA rating

I’m starting to get worried, for a while now, I thought Lexus was the sort of company you went to when you wanted to be bored. As it is, I’m now worried because I’m, once again, wrong, and it’s Infiniti the brand you want to see if you feel like yawning.

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Fiat

Fiat 500’s US sibling comes with two shortfalls

Perhaps I’m a bit harsh, let’s just say that the 2012 Fiat 500 will be sold stateside (finally) but with a couple of minor inconveniences. The new (for the United States) Fiat 500 will not get the very high mpg hoped by some and there will be somewhat of a situation when it comes to

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Toyota

The Toyota Prius gets the EPA crown once more

Ok, so there’s this thing called the United States Environmental Protection Agency and it got together with this other thing called the Department of Energy. When they got together they came up with something called the Fuel Economy Guide for 2011. And apparently the highlight of this here guide is the 2011 version of the

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Ford

2011 Ford F-150 gets the first EPA rating

It seems that a general consensus about Ford’s latest pickup truck lineup having the best powerplants on the market is getting early confirmation. Actually it’s not that early of a confirmation as the car has been available to the media for quite a while now but either way, the EPA’s test results have been eagerly

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Ford

2011 Ford Fiesta EPA rating best in class

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has completed testing the 2011 Ford Fiesta and has officially announced that the new compact Ford Motor Company will be selling in the U.S. after amazing success in Europe will hit 40 mpg highway, making it the most fuel-efficient car in its class. With this in mind, and with the

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Mahindra

Mahindra pickups won’t see U.S. soil until December

It would seem that people who were waiting for the small diesel pickups made in India will have to keep on waiting as their launch date has been pushed back to December 2010. This is the fourth time these pickups are postponed and the original American launch date has now grown past an year’s delay

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