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Thinking about buying a new Mustang, but want to know what kind of fuel economy it'll get? Well we have our first indication as the pony-car enthusiasts over at Mustang6G.com have gotten a hold of the Monroney window stickers for a few of the new 2015 Mustang models.

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New Technology Meets EPA Rules And Things Just Take Time

The first BMW i3 EVs have been delivered in the US, but in a quirk of the rules, none of them have been the range-extended versions. Long-time BMW electric vehicle driver Tom Moloughney discovered this fact the hard way. His i3 REx has been sitting at a New Jersey port for over a week and he's getting impatient.

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If you think your mileage may vary with a brand new vehicle, take a look at the differences in fuel economy results for older cars. Sites like the EPA's Fuel Economy tracker and Fuelly prove that there is not such thing as a standard MPG number, despite the EPA's best efforts. This all isn't stopping the EPA from releasing a new window sticker designed for used cars, which the agency announced today. It could be an important tool, since over 40 million used cars were sold in the US last year.

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Taking A Detailed Look At Why 'Your Mileage May Vary'

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At the Washington Auto Show today, Chevrolet introduced a sticker.

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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?

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Thanks to the Environmental Protection Agency, new car buyers always have the ability to read fuel economy numbers on the window sticker of any car on the lot. But if you're looking at a used vehicle, the same efficiency info isn't always readily available.

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Thanks to the Environmental Protection Agency, new car buyers always have the ability to read fuel economy numbers on the window sticker of any car on the lot. But if you're looking at a used vehicle, the same efficiency info isn't always readily available.

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Editor's Note: Translogic is excited to see that new automotive technology has prompted government regulators to reconsider the venerable fuel economy label, but we couldn't help but wonder what might happen if some of our favorite designers were tasked with tackling the redesign. So, we asked Draplin Design Co., Script & Seal, and GRID, LLC to take a shot at reimagining the label. GRID's submission and supporting rational can be found below.

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Editor's Note: Translogic is excited to see that new automotive technology has prompted government regulators to reconsider the venerable fuel economy label, but we couldn't help but wonder what might happen if some of our favorite designers were tasked with tackling the redesign. So, we asked Draplin Design Co., Script & Seal, and GRID, LLC to take a shot at reimagining the label. Script & Seal's submission and supporting rational can be found below.

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Fuel economy is always a hot topic, because it factors into so many other issues: climate change and the environment, the viability of the auto industry, and the nation's dependence on foreign oil and those inherent national security implications.

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Last week at the Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress in Detroit, we spoke with Dr. Pete Savagian of General Motors about what the Chevrolet Volt's fuel economy sticker would look like. Last summer former GM CEO Fritz Henderson made a big splash when he announced that the Volt was getting approximately 230 miles-per-gallon combined. However, that number was based on a draft proposal by the EPA for a testing methodology for plug-in vehicles.

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