News tagged with fuel economy

Charting a course toward cleaner cars

(PhysOrg.com) -- The emissions from cars and light trucks account for 16 percent of the total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the United States, and these vehicles use 47 percent of all the petroleum consumed ...

dateApr 01, 2010 in Other
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2012: A record year for fuel economy

(Phys.org)—Although fuel economy of all new vehicles sold in the United States dipped slightly last month, 2012 was the best year ever for fuel efficiency, say researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research ...

dateJan 09, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Saving fuel on the buses

Bus and truck companies could cut their fuel bills by more than 7% simply by training their drivers on more efficient driving techniques and offering a financial reward to those who improve fuel economy. A study published ...

dateMar 05, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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