Monthly Archives: July 2011

Kia in favor of government fuel requirements

The American branch of Kia Motors recently announced that it supports President Barack Obama’s proposal to improve fuel economy to 54.5 miles per gallon on average for automotive fleets. Continue reading

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Pew: Americans want fuel standards

A recent poll by the Pew Clean Energy Program found that a majority of Americans are in agreement that the new government fuel policies are a good course of action in order to reduce dependence on foreign oil. Continue reading

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Chrysler speaks positively of new fuel efficiency standard

Chrysler, the Michigan-based auto manufacturer, recently announced its support for a program to make tougher fuel economy standards in the United States. Continue reading

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Nissan approves of U.S. fuel efficiency plan

Nissan’s American branch recently announced its support for the new U.S. improvements on fuel economy standards for eight years, beginning in 2017. Continue reading

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The Ford Fiesta turns 35

One of the longest-running vehicles of its kind, the Ford Fiesta recently turned 35 and saw its total sales reach 15 million. Continue reading

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Be careful with vehicles in the summer months

A recent report from the Car Care Council warned car owners to be careful with their vehicles during the middle of the summer, as this is the point of the year that the most damage can come to vehicles. Continue reading

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GM invests in solar power projects

General Motors recently announced that GM Ventures invested $7.5 million into Sunlogics PLC, which will not only create more than 300 new jobs in the United States and Canada, but will also substantially increase the automaker’s solar power use. Continue reading

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Ford announces hybrid truck deal

Ford recently made an agreement with business partner and hybrid component manufacturer Azure Dynamics to create a plug-in hybrid system for the Ford F-Series Super Duty line. Continue reading

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Mini to release 10 models in 2013

The 2013 model year for Mini is going to be large, as the company plans for a release of 10 new models, according to Automobile Magazine. Continue reading

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Malibu comes with improved seat comfort technology

A recent announcement from General Motors informed consumers that the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu will be equipped with improved seat comfort. Continue reading

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