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Safer cars are also better at lifting mpg rates?

Safer cars are also better at lifting mpg rates?

According to automakers, governments should give them credit for introducing near-autonomous features that increase safety and also have the potential to make them spend less fuel and thus decrease pollution. The current crop of new models are popularizing safety features such as automatic collision warning and braking, adaptive cruise control […]

US: buyers also push for better mileage

US: buyers also push for better mileage

Although new federal emission laws seem to be the driving factor for the continued improvement in the new car fuel economy levels, the consumers are actually also an integral part of the move. Just like a spinning wheel, the automakers fight to improve the vehicles fuel economy, the lawmakers push […]

New CAFE standards favor bigger cars, study reveals

New CAFE standards favor bigger cars, study reveals

According to researchers, proposed U.S. fuel economy standards are motivating automakers to build bigger vehicles that are allowed to meet lower targets. The University of Michigan study discovered that the CAFE formula for setting mile-per-gallon targets, which are averages for all of a manufacturer’s vehicle models, is a loophole which […]