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The already-efficient Pacifica wins the EPA ratings game hands down.

Plus it has a 566-mile range.

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MPG figures will be readjusted to '17 calculations next month.

It's the lowest figure since July 2013.

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Higher SUV sales from lower fuel prices will eventually hinder industry.

Industry is investing $200 billion to boost fleetwide fuel efficiency, and will cut jobs if that investment isn't returned.

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Three-wheeled high-MPG vehicles are slated to debut by next year.

Other Elio prototypes are being tested for anti-lock braking systems.

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The efficiency and emissions standards cover model years 2018 through 2027.

The government expects to also save 1.1 metric tons of GHG emissions through 2027.

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'Real world' MPG would have to rise to about 40 mpg under the current rules.

Don't tell the EPA it can't be done.

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All but nine US states tweak license categories for trike.

If Elio Motors wants to sell its three-wheeled vehicle to the masses, it'll need motorcycle-license laws to change. Well, good news.

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Teardrop-shaped three-wheeler breaks record on Audi's track.

You could go around the world with fuel to spare.

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The auto industry doesn't like where this is headed.

A jump from $5.50 to $14 for each missed 1/10th of an MPG really adds up.

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PSA loaded its cars with luggage, ran the A/C during tests.

PSA Peugeot Citroen's testing produces fuel economy figures that are about 40 percent below published levels.

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Lagging sales of hybrids and diesels don't help either.

Higher sales of SUVs and pickup trucks help bring fleetwide new-vehicle fuel economy down a bit in June.

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VW's official plan to US regulators will be submitted June 28.

Early rumors of the deal VW has struck with US regulators would see it pay diesel owners up to $7,000 per vehicle in a plan that could cost $10 billion.

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Even if the car doesn't change from 2016, its mpg may be lower due to an updated calculation.

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Satirist news site will work with Elio as company prepares product launch.

Three-wheel automaker Elio partners with satirist the Onion on election-themed marketing campaign.

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As many as 135,000 GM SUV owners may be reimbursed.

GM will pay back some SUV owners for mistakes in MPG window stickers. The affected models include the Chevy Traverse, GMC Acadia, and Buick Enclave.

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But a German environmental organization says it found otherwise.

Deutsche Umwelthilfe claims it tested emissions from some Opel cars and now has questions about the company's figures.

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What's the difference between a 2016 and 2015 GM SUV, really?

Consumer Reports says that if GM's 2016 model year SUVs have incorrect MPG numbers on their stickers, then the 2015 and 2014 SUVs are probably wrong, too.

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2016 model year Chevy Traverse, GMC Acadia, and Buick Enclave all affected.

GM says that a mistake was made in printing the MPG label for three of its SUVs, resulting in claimed numbers that were higher than is accurate.

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By virtually doubling cylinder count, Ford wants drivers who shift themselves to save fuel by changing gears earlier.

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More Fuel Economy Follies

When you spend a year in a bunch of cars, you can start to track facts and figures. In this episode, comparing real-world MPG with what the EPA says.

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With chassis design done, Elio shoots for deliveries by year-end.

High-MPG trike maker Elio Motors says it can start testing prototype for ride, safety.

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