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The average U.S. household can expect to spend $550 less at the gasoline pump in 2015 thanks to both falling gasoline prices and more fuel-efficient vehicles, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
Ford says it’s the first truck to have an aluminum body, and as a result, it weighs about 700 pounds less than previous models.
Last year the Environmental Protection Agency proposed to reduce the amount of ethanol in fuel for the first time.
Improved fuel efficiency is keeping gasoline cars cost-competitive with alternative fuel rivals, according to a government report that factors in the higher cost of the alternative vehicles along with their fuel savings.
On Monday, Ford unveils a new F-150 with a body built almost entirely out of aluminum. The change is Ford’s response to small-business owners’ desire for a more fuel-efficient and nimble truck — and stricter government requirements on fuel economy.
The oil industry’s largest trade group on Thursday said refiners need more time to comply with looming new requirements to pare sulfur from gasoline. The American Petroleum Institute warned that a “rushed timeline” could hurt the nation’s gasoline supply.
The three-wheeled Elio is about as cheap as a golf cart. And along with a very low price of $6,800, the Elio gets impressive gas mileage.
Gasoline prices have once again risen to the forefront of energy policy debate, resulting in a political back-and-forth among lawmakers, interest groups and the Obama administration.
Over the past few years, EPA regulatory initiatives have led to a lot of head scratching over why Lisa Jackson and her lieutenants were acting in ways that made it difficult for the President to spark an economic recovery. The agency’s latest rules (Boiler MACT, Utility MACT, NAAQS revisions, etc.) offer good examples. They represent […]
A rule requiring automakers to double many vehicles’ fuel economy by 2025 was written “in secret, outside the scope of law” and could be dangerous, Rep. Darrell Issa said Friday. He plans a congressional investigation.