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Tag: fuel economy

Environmentalists Decry New House Legislation on Fuel Economy Standards

Environmentalists Decry New House Legislation on Fuel Economy Standards

| October 12, 2017

Representatives Fred Upton (R-MI) and Debbie Dingell (D-MI) have introduced new legislation that, according to environmentalists, would weaken federal fuel economy standards. The bill aligns with provisions outlined in legislation introduced in the Senate that would give automakers concessions that could undermine public health protections and the future competitiveness of American manufacturers, a leading group noted. […]

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Allison Transmission Debuts xFE Models for Fuel Economy

Allison Transmission Debuts xFE Models for Fuel Economy

| October 8, 2017

Allison Transmission has announced availability of its latest fuel economy technology for its 1000 Series and 2000 Series. Referred to as xFE, designating extra fuel economy, the fully automatic bus and truck transmissions have demonstrated improvements up to 7 percent when compared to baseline models. The 1000 Series and 2000 Series xFE transmissions have the […]

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EPA Says Fuel Economy Labels Accurately Reflect Real-World Driving Conditions

EPA Says Fuel Economy Labels Accurately Reflect Real-World Driving Conditions

| November 15, 2016

If you’ve every wondered about the perceived accuracy of EPA fuel economy labels on new cars, a new analysis released by Consumer Reports (CR), says that “those labels do now largely reflect real world gas mileage.” “Consumers should be able to trust that the estimate they see on the label accurately reflects their gas mileage,” […]

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