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    Official: Fisker Karma gets EPA certified: 52 mpge, 32-mile electric range, 20 mpg on gas
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    Yikes. The EPA has finally released its official fuel economy rating for the Fisker Karma, and it's not high: just 52 MPGe, an all-electric range of 32 miles and 20 miles per gallon on gasoline when the battery runs dry. This is well below the numbers that Fisker reps were bandying about in past ...

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    2011 Chevy Volt gets 93 mpge (and 37 mpg and 60 mpg) rating from EPA
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    After yesterday's 99 miles per gallon (equivalent) EPA rating for the Nissan Leaf, General Motors had to be eager to get the numbers for the Chevy Volt from the government – if for no other reason than because these efficiency stickers are the last thing holding up deliveries of the first ...

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    Nissan Leaf snags 99 mpg rating on official EPA sticker
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    As far as we know, the first production Chevrolet Volt models are still awaiting their official EPA stickers. Nissan, though, has received the details on what the government agency has rated its all-electric Leaf at, and it looks good: a combined rating of 99 miles per gallon (equivalent) which ...

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    EPA issues first-ever fuel efficiency and emissions standard proposal for heavy-duty vehicles
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    As expected, the EPA has released its first-ever proposal for greenhouse gas and fuel efficiency standards for heavy-duty vehicles. The proposal, and that's all it is at this point, would create three new categories for heavy trucks: combination tractors, heavy-duty pickups and vans, and ...

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    REPORT: EPA planning to address outlandish fuel economy claims of electric cars
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    The EPA is aware that range-extended electric vehicles can game the current fuel economy test to deliver mileage estimates way up in the stratosphere. It makes for impressive advertising, like General Motors' touting of the Chevrolet Volt's estimated 230 mpg, but the EPA wants to give a more ...

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    Bill Ford, AdAge chide GM over 230 MPG Chevrolet Volt MPG projection
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    The Chevrolet Volt's 230 mpg number continues to be questioned. The latest to criticize is Bill Ford, who takes issue not only with the General Motors-approved 230 figure, but also Nissan's claim that its Leaf EV will get 367 mpg. The real culprit here, Ford said, is the EPA's methodology, which ...

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    EPA backs away from GM claim of 230 mpg for Volt
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    2011 Chevy Volt - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Apparently, we're not the only ones trying to figure out the exact methodology that was used to determine the supposed 230 mile per gallon city rating claimed by General Motors for the upcoming Chevy Volt. In response to a query from the ...

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    Commercial Appeal: Ford Transit Connect gets higher-than-expected EPA rating of 22/25
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Ford Transit Connect
    Ford is making an interesting habit of giving low-ball estimates regarding the mileage of their new vehicles, only to later announce final EPA numbers that are higher by several miles per gallon. This happened with the Fusion Hybrid ...

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