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    Study: New CAFE standards will result in $65B in lost revenue for road projects
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    According to a new study by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association, new Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards that mandate cars and light trucks average 54.5 mpg by 2025 will deprive federal highway projects of more than $65 billion in revenues. That estimation is based on ...

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    Report: VW blasts new CAFE standards, alleges bias towards truck makers
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    Automakers are officially choosing sides on the new proposed Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards, and while nearly every company has come out with statements of support, Volkswagen has chosen to head the camp opposed to the plan. The German company has released an official statement on ...

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    Official: 2025 CAFE target set at 54.5 mpg; everyone's apparently happy with that
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    Following the official announcement this morning that the new 2025 Corporate Average Fuel Economy standard would be set at 54.5 miles per gallon, our email box overflowed with something we rarely see: near-unanimous support. Everyone from the automakers to the Union of Concerned Scientists, from ...

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    Report: White House lowers 2025 CAFE target to 54.5 mpg
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    What's the difference between 56.2 and 54.5 miles per gallon? Way more than 1.7 mpg, that's for sure. The Detroit News is reporting that the Obama White House is dialing down the proposed 2025 fuel economy requirement to 54.5 mpg. Earlier, we had heard that 62 mpg would be the new target for ...

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    Report: Automakers airing ads attacking proposed 56 mpg fuel standard
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    Automakers are already on the attack against President Barack Obama's proposed 56 mpg corporate average fuel economy standards by 2025. The Detroit Free Press is reporting that automakers have launched a radio ad campaign against the proposed targets in seven states, including Michigan. The ads ...

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    Report: Obama Administration to ease CAFE standards on full-size trucks, SUVs
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    In response to automakers – in particular, the Detroit Three – crying foul over the Obama Administration's proposed CAFE target of 56.2 miles per gallon by 2025, the powers that be will reportedly ease standards for the fuel economy of future trucks and SUVs, according to The Wall ...

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    Report: Saudi prince worried over increasing fuel economy standards and technology
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    This may sound surprising, but Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal has gone on record saying he wants the price of oil to decrease. Why's that you ask? It's all about the long-term game, says the Saudi Royal Family's stock market and real estate magnate. In a recent interview with "CNN's Fareed ...

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    Report: Mulally urges Capitol Hill to adopt national fuel standard
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    Will there be one fuel standard to rule them all? Ford CEO Alan Mulally certainly hopes so, and he's letting Washington know. As manufacturers spend time and money pushing to reach established Corporate Average Fuel Economy goals, some states are looking to set their own rules. That could prove ...

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    Majority of Americans want 62 mpg CAFE standards; automakers don't
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    If you want to find examples of ways Americans disagree on politics, all you need to do is turn on any cable news channel right now. But here's a curious case of the majority agreeing on one important point: 62 percent of Americans support an increase in the average fuel economy mandate in the ...

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    How much will the EPA's new fuel economy standards cost each automaker?
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    According to the Environmental Protection Agency, it will cost automakers an average of $948 to meet the 34.1 mile per gallon Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards that will be adopted in the United States in 2016. The current standard sits at 27.5 mpg. The EPA estimates that the average owner ...

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    Report: NADA chairman urges Fed to reconsider fuel rules
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    The National Automobile Dealers Association has joined the ranks of those opposed to upping Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards to 60 mpg by 2025. The dealer group says that with fuel prices still low, consumers are more interested in horsepower and style than they are super-efficient ...

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    Senator Levin in favor of a bolder clean vehicle mandate to replace CAFE
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    Michigan Senator Carl Levin has been called the auto industry's best friend by detractors who say he's worked hard to obtain that title by defending the status quo. At the 2010 Business of Plugging In conference in downtown Detroit today, though, he made some comments that might put a stop to ...

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    Confirmed: U.S. considering 62 mpg CAFE target by 2025
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    A CAFE standard of 62 miles per gallon by 2025 might indeed come to pass. The Department of Transportation and the Environmental Protection Agency today released a "Notice of Intent to Improve Fuel Economy and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions for 2017-2025" (PDF) that includes, as one possibility, ...

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    Consumer Federation of America calls for 60 mpg CAFE standard by 2025
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    Now that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Environmental Protection Agency have established fleet fuel economy standards of 35.5 miles per gallon by 2016, the government agencies are hard at work on the next phase of increases that will stretch out to 2020 and beyond. The ...

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    Hyundai pledges to average minimum 50 MPG CAFE standards by 2025
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    2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Hyundai is nothing if not ambitious. The Korean automaker announced today that it will continue its efforts to be the most fuel-efficient automaker in America through the next two decades, with plans to achieve a Corporate ...

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    Ryca Motors reimagines Suzuki S40 with a sportier flair
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    Ryca Motors CS-1 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In case you hadn't noticed, cafe racers are in. In fact, retro in general has been seeing a resurgence of sorts for the last decade or so, and there's a certain intrinsic charm to motorcycles designed to be sportbikes before the term ...

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    Report: Obama kicks off drive to enact tough fuel economy standards through 2025
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    A year ago, the White House led the effort to get automakers' Corporate Average Fuel Economy to 35.5 miles per gallon by 2016. Although the number was eventually pegged at 34.1 mpg, it will actually be slightly lower because of other non-automotive credits that will be applied. One might have ...

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    Video: Juechter disses car mags, claims next Corvette won't be "watered down" *UPDATED
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    Corvette Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter on the next Chevrolet Corvette – Click above to watch the video
    At the annual C5/C6 Bash at the Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, Corvette chief engineer Tadge Juechter took the mic to dispel a few myths about the next-generation C7 Corvette. ...

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    New Federal CAFE standards officially released, 34.1 mpg by 2016
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    We knew it was coming. Today, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency jointly released new federal Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) fuel mileage and greenhouse gas emissions requirements that will cover the 2012 through 2016 model years. The ...

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    Report: Diesel and electric vehicles two of many options to meet CAFE regulations
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    2010 Volkswagen Golf - Click above for high-res image gallery
    New CAFE standards set to take affect in 2015 have automakers in a hurried frenzy. Meeting target CAFE numbers of 35.5 miles per gallon within the short five-year time frame is no easy feat. Current standards, set at a fleet average ...

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