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872013 Chevy Volt increases range to 38 electric miles, 98 MPGe

And thus the mid-cycle product refresh – so common to computers and cellphones – comes around again to GM's plug-in hybrid.

47Honda Fit EV rated at 118 MPGe with 82-mile range by EPA *UPDATE

It might only be available to lease in limited numbers in only a few areas, but the Honda Fit EV certainly has one thing that's tremendously good about it: an official EPA rating of 118 MPGe and a range of 82 miles. Specifically, the all-electric Fit gets 132/105/118 city/highway/combined MPGe. Honda says the little EV is the most efficient vehicle the EPA has ever tested, but we're not sure about that.

48Honda Fit EV rated at 118 MPGe with 82-mile range by EPA *UPDATE

It might only be available to lease in limited numbers in only a few areas, but the Honda Fit EV certainly has one thing that's tremendously good about it: an official EPA rating of 118 MPGe and a range of 82 miles. Specifically, the all-electric Fit gets 132/105/118 city/highway/combined MPGe. Honda says the little EV is the most efficient vehicle the EPA has ever tested, but we're not sure about that.

41Volt Stats! lets owners share their data and compete

Ever wonder what kind of real-world mileage Chevy Volt owners actually achieve? We know Motor Trend got 127 MPG when they tested it and Jay Leno – auto enthusiast, Volt driver, and apparently, some sort of late-night talk show host – famously used less than half a tank during his first 11,000 miles. But how does that compare with other owners? Well, there's a website that serves up exactly that kind of information. And more!

110Coda Gets Official EPA Numbers: 73 MPGe with an 88-mile range *UPDATE

The Environmental Protection Agency has tested the Coda Sedan and officially determined it to have the longest range for an all-electric vehicle that doesn't carry a Tesla Motors badge: 88 miles. On the EPA's test cycle, the car gets 73 miles per gallon equivalent. That breaks down to 77 in the city and 68 on the highway.

AddFord Focus Electric Edges Nissan Leaf As Most Efficient 5-Seat EV

On Friday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency certified the Ford Focus Electric at 110 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) in the city, and 99 MPGe on the highway. Combined, it rates at 99 MPGe, six better than the Nissan Leaf.

119Ford Focus Electric officially rated at 105 MPGe with a 76-mile range

Coming soon to select Ford dealers, at least those on the coasts, is the most efficient five-passenger car in America, the 2012 Ford Focus Electric, which the EPA has certified gets 105 miles per gallon equivalent, combined. This is better than what the Blue Oval was estimating publicly in December, when it said the all-electric Focus should get 100 MPGe. The Focus EV is also rated for 110 MPGe in the city and 99 MPGe on the highway. As you can read in the press release below, Ford is using the

82Ford Focus Electric officially rated at 105 MPGe with a 76-mile range

Coming soon to a select Ford dealer near you is the most efficient five-passenger car in America, the 2012 Ford Focus Electric, which the EPA has decided gets 105 miles per gallon equivalent, combined. This is better than what the Blue Oval was estimating publicly in December, when it said the all-electric Focus should get 100 MPGe. The Focus EV gets 110 MPGe in the city and 99 MPGe on the highway. As you can read in the press release after the break, Ford is using the official numbers to go aft

54Peraves MonoTracer MTE-150 electric cabin cycle starts production, video tour given

Well, sir, there's nothing on earth like a genuine, bona fide, electrified, six-car Monorail! two-wheeled MonoTracer! And now, the Swiss X-Prize-winner has gone from unobtainable prototype to purchasable production machine. Dubbed the Peraves MonoTracer MTE-150, the Kevlar monocoque cabin cycle has had its drivetrain updated with AC Propulsion's new 3rd generation 150 kW (200 horsepower) system and its interior refined. It's all enough to make fans of high efficiency and high performance break i

113Toyota boosts fuel-economy rating for Prius Plug-in to 95 MPGe

Toyota has boosted the miles-per-gallon-equivalent (MPGe) ratings for the Prius Plug-in hybrid-electric that it plans to debut in the U.S. next month. The Japanese automaker now estimates that the car will get 95 MPGe in its all-electric mode, up from its prior estimate of 87 MPGe, according to Toyota Division Group Vice President Bob Carter and cited by multiple media outlets.

22Fisker Karma gets rated at 112 mpg from Europe's TUV

Recently, the Fisker Karma was confirmed to be capable of 51.6 miles in electric range by the European regulatory body TÜV. This was a shade more impressive than the EPA's 32-mile EV range calculation.

101Fisker Karma's 5,300-pound weight = 20 mpg

The 2012 Fisker Karma is officially rated by the EPA at 52 MPGe and 20 miles per gallon when its battery runs out of juice. In addition, the plug-in boasts 32 miles of electric-only range. Though these numbers can feel disappointing, there's a reason for the Karma's less than stellar EPA numbers. 5,300 reasons, to be exact.

AddWorld Report 10/21: Fisker Karma EPA Rating Disappoints And More

Welcome to TRANSLOGIC World Report: Your weekly roundup of transportation tech news from around the web.

36Edison2 eVLC nabs shocking EPA rating of 245 MPGe

It's not quite 310 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe), but even at 245 MPGe, the Edison2 eVLC is certainly one of the most efficient vehicles to have ever completed EPA-accredited tests.

AddTesla Roadster 2.5 snags official 119 MPGe rating

Within hours of posting on the Tesla Roadster's official EPA rating and emphatically pointing out that no production vehicle beat the Roadster's EPA-assigned 111 MPGe rating, along came an automobile that knocked the Roadster from its number one spot. It was bound to happen, right?

AddEPA finally issues proposed fuel economy labels for plug-in vehicles

Proposed window stickers for plug-in hybrid vehicles – click above for high-res image gallery

AddAutomotive X-Prize: Where it's at today

The Finals Stage of the Progressive Automotive X-Prize is taking place this week and, if nothing else, the organizers and teams involved now really know what they're doing. Most everything is running well and the teams "sailed" through tech inspection, in the words of Eric Cahill, the X-Prize's senior director. Also, there are fewer cars now to test, so the scene at the Michigan International Speedway is quiet and tense. After all, there's a lot of money – $10 million total – up for

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