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 2 Comments on GM Diesel Pickup Fast Facts
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GM Diesel Pickup Fast Facts

A third Duramax GM diesel becomes available. The General Motors Company makes diesel engines under the Duramax name. Most of…

 2 Comments on Hypermiling Defined!
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Hypermiling Defined!

Disclaimer: Never put yourself or other drivers in harm’s way when practicing some of these techniques which may, incidentally, be…

 1 Comment on Chevrolet Bolt Will Beat Tesla Model 3 to Market by at Least a Year
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Chevrolet Bolt Will Beat Tesla Model 3 to Market by at Least a Year

GM will have at least a year advantage to make a case for the Chevrolet Bolt. Will it be enough…

 1 Comment on The Top 10 Fuel Efficient Cars of 2016
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The Top 10 Fuel Efficient Cars of 2016

What are the most fuel-efficient vehicles of 2016? Our list excludes electric and plug-in electric hybrid vehicles, and features 10…

 1 Comment on MPG Leader Mazda Does it Without Hybrids or EVs
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MPG Leader Mazda Does it Without Hybrids or EVs

The Mazda brand has once again achieved the top miles per gallon (mpg) rating amongst all manufacturers in the US,…

 9 Comments on Crossing Over With the Audi Q3
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Crossing Over With the Audi Q3

Audi has the luxury utility vehicle market sewn up. The German automaker offers three distinct model lines — Q3, Q5…

 3 Comments on Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Earns 31 MPG EPA Rating
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Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Earns 31 MPG EPA Rating

A positive spotlight shines on the GMC Canyon and the Chevrolet Colorado, a pair of midsize pickup trucks with an…

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US Congress to Interrogate Volkswagen CEO Today

Among the perks of a senior executive are a generous salary, excellent benefits, and stock options. Typically, these are the…

 3 Comments on Volkswagen Scandal No Surprise to Those Who Have Been Tracking It…VW Management Included
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Volkswagen Scandal No Surprise to Those Who Have Been Tracking It…VW Management Included

Lateral view of a Volkswagen Golf TDI “clean diesel” at the 2010 Washington Auto Show. By the reading of it,…

 3 Comments on Volkswagen Diesel Cheating May Cost the Company Billions
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Volkswagen Diesel Cheating May Cost the Company Billions

A Volkswagen Group TDI supplied to Audi. Over the weekend, news that the Volkswagen Group had cheated on EPA emissions…

 1 Comment on Thin SUV Line is Hurting Hyundai
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Thin SUV Line is Hurting Hyundai

Hyundai’s weakest link is its line of utility vehicles. As other manufacturers have the right product in place, Hyundai finds…

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13 Top Fuel Efficient 2015 Models by Category

The 300h is the hybrid variant for the Lexus NX. With gasoline prices trending somewhere below $2.50 per gallon, the…

 0 Comment on NADA, EPA Craft Energy Partnership
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NADA, EPA Craft Energy Partnership

Announced at the Washington Auto Show. The US Environmental Protection Agency has been overseeing federal policy on energy use, pollution…

 1 Comment on Policy Makers, Industry Leaders Weigh In at National Journal Summit
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Policy Makers, Industry Leaders Weigh In at National Journal Summit

The National Journal and the Washington Area New Auto Dealers Association co-hosted a policy summit today to kick off the…

 0 Comment on Off to the Washington Auto Show
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Off to the Washington Auto Show

So, what do you think about the Washington Auto Show, I inquired. Is it something that I should plan to…

 1 Comment on Why Does My Gas Mileage Vary?
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Why Does My Gas Mileage Vary?

Estimating gas mileage is something that the Environmental Protection Agency leaves in the hands of car manufacturers. The mileage that…

 0 Comment on Hyundai, Kia Admit MPG Errors
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Hyundai, Kia Admit MPG Errors

Bragging about getting 40 mpg can come back to bite you. At least that is what Hyundai and Kia are…

 2 Comments on Multiple Controversies Shroud Fisker Karma Debut
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Multiple Controversies Shroud Fisker Karma Debut

Did you catch the Fisker Karma debut earlier this week? If not, you weren’t alone. This hybrid electric vehicle has…

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 1 Comment on What You Must Know About Catalytic Converters
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What You Must Know About Catalytic Converters

Just about every vehicle sold in the United States must come equipped with a catalytic converter, a device which helps…