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    Report: UMTRI: average fuel economy in US climbs yet again
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    Go figure. That's what we're saying after fleetwide fuel economy of new cars purchased in January rose during a month when green-car sales fell yet again. January's new cars got an average fuel economy of 24.9 miles per gallon, which was up from 24.8 mpg in December and approached the all-time ...

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    Report: Average new-vehicle mpg ratings continue to climb, now up to 24.8
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    The average fuel economy of new cars sold in the US is going back up after dropping for a couple of months. The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) calculated a 24.8 mpg average for new light-duty vehicles sold in the US during November 2013. That's not as high as the ...

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    Official: UMTRI: Average US fuel economy takes a drop from record high
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    New-vehicle fuel economy in the US fell last month from a record high in August and was at its lowest level since January, likely reflecting a drop-off in sales of hybrid models such as the Toyota Prius, the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) reports. September's ...

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    Official: With 23.7 mpg, March sets third-straight month of record-high fleetwide fuel economy
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    As the Beatles succinctly put it: "It's getting better all the time." That's how we can characterize US new-vehicle fleetwide fuel economy, which last month marked the third straight in which US new vehicles set an all-time record for fuel economy. In March, new light-duty vehicle sales averaged ...

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    Official: Average new-car fuel economy hits record 24.5 MPG in January
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    Average new-car fuel economy figures ended two straight months of in January and reached an all-time record of 24.5 miles per gallon, the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) says. Once again, Americans appeared to respond to higher gas prices by buying more ...

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    Report: US average fuel economy reaches all-time high
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    New cars sold in the US had a record-high fleetwide fuel economy, up about 14 percent over the past four years, the Detroit Bureau reports, citing the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). New US vehicles sold in 2012 averaged 23.8 miles per gallon, up six percent from ...

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    Report: U.S. fleetwide fuel economy falls for third straight month
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    Go figure. That's all we can say to reports that U.S. fleetwide fuel economy in June fell for the third straight month, despite the fact that hybrid and alt-fuel vehicle sales are about double what they were a year earlier. Fleetwide fuel efficiency last month fell to an even 23 miles per ...

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    Official: U.S. new-vehicle fuel economy hits 24.1 mpg, another record, in March *UPDATE
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    As gas prices rise, Americans continue to speak with their wallets. New car fuel economy levels in the U.S. reached a record high for the third straight month in March, reflecting efforts by the American public to curb refueling spending by buying more hybrids and four-cylinder cars, according ...

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    Official: U.S. vehicle fuel economy hits new record high in February
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    New car fuel economy levels in the U.S. reached a record last month, indicating that more Americans are choosing more fuel-efficient vehicles in order to cope with surging gas prices. The average fuel economy of a new car sold in the U.S. in February was 23.7 miles per gallon, up slightly from ...

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    Study: U.S. new car fuel economy dips in December
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    The average fuel economy of a new U.S. vehicle purchased last month fell about two percent from November and was down slightly from a year earlier, reflecting what may be the public's reaction to fuel prices that have steadily fallen since eclipsing the $4 threshold in May. The average new ...

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    New study says higher CAFE will mean big help for the Big Three
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    The question of how higher fuel standards will affect domestic auto companies is being debated by governors and many others. While the govs see proposed increases in fuel mileage as kicking Detroit while it's down, a report by the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) ...

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    Laws can help to cut down pollution by making consumers happy
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    According to a new study by the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI), the creation of a Clean Car Discount program can reduce global warming emissions from new cars and trucks by cutting as much as 33 percent pollution and provide up to $2,500 back to consumers in fuel ...

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    Automotive experts predict fuel prices and mileage standards through 2020
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    Here are the numbers generated by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute's Automotive Analysis Division survey of automotive experts: Gas prices will average slightly more than $4 a gallon by 2015 and just over $5 a gallon by 2020 CAFE standards for cars is ...

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    University of Michigan study: fuel-efficiency equals profits
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    It's no secret that the Big 3 are collectively suffering due short-sightedness in fuel-efficiency. However, a new study by the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) attempts to quantify near-future gains and losses if the domestic auto makers were to make proactive ...

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