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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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Falsified fuel mileage claims limited to cars sold outside the United States.

After checking and re-checking its data, Mitsubishi North America announces that US market cars are cleared of any mpg-related wrongdoing.

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The MPG scandal in Japan is spreading to our shores.

The EPA and CARB are requesting fuel economy info from Mitsubishi and want the company to do additional testing on some US models.

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Tesla boosts combined rating by 24 miles, highway-only rating by nine.

Tesla Model S 90D gets 294-mile combined rating by the EPA.

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German newspaper reports VW reaches settlement.

Seven months after the Volkswagen diesel scandal first emerged, car owners affected by the company's emissions cheating may soon learn how they'll be compensated.

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The EPA says it "supports motorsports and its contributions to the American economy and communities all across the country."

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New rule would prohibit modifying certain vehicles for race purposes.

Republican lawmakers are warning that regulations proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency could cast a pall over auto racing.

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April 21 deadline is the company's second chance after missing original March date.

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy is uncertain whether Volkswagen will come up with a suitable fix for its diesel-emissions scandal by its April 21 deadline.

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VW asked to address problems caused by 580,000 vehicles with 'cheat' software

Volkswagen's deadline to come up with 'fix' for diesel emissions issues was set in late February.

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CMU offers the EPA info on how to incorporate self-driving tech into testing.

Incorporating autonomy into EPA driving cycles could influence how automakers program their cars.

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HR 4715, or the RPM Act, will protect street cars converted for competition from the Clean Air Act.

Congress has put forth a bill opposing the EPA's aggressive new view of the Clean Air Act, which would effectively prohibit converting road cars for racing.

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District Court Judge Charles Breyer has given VW less than a month to deliver a fix for the nearly 600,000 TDI vehicles in violation of emission regulations.

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Along with whatever it will need to do to fix its cheat-device-enabled TDIs, VW may be forced to built electric vehicles in Chattanooga.

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Explained by the Chief Justice of the 24 Hours of LeMons Supreme Court

Depending on how the wording of the controversial EPA proposal is interpreted, it's either no big deal or the end of civilization.

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A clarification that doesn't do much to clear the air.

A statement provided by the EPA indicates that anyone who has modified their vehicle's emissions system, even if it will be used solely for competition purposes, has already broken the law.

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A new proposal by the EPA aims to prohibit the modification of roadgoing cars for use in racing, and could even ban the sale of associated aftermarket parts.

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CARB Must Accept Plan Before Recall Could Start

VW has a recall plan for the 3.0-liter V6 diesel, but CARB and the EPA still need to test the solution before a recall could start.

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Volkswagen and environmental regulators can't come to terms on a fix for the automaker's emissions cheating diesel engines, according to a company insider.

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FCA Went Shopping At Toyota, Tesla, And Honda

FCA is still on the bottom of the fleetwide fuel economy scale, which is why it had to spend big money on emissions credits.

Detroit's Big Three Remain Biggest Gas Hogs, According To Federal Data

Mazda builds the most fuel-efficient cars, says a new federal report. Detroit's Big Three? When it comes to fuel savings, they have work to do.

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Improvements On CO2 Emissions Also Plateau, But It's Not All Bad News

Fuel economy and emissions levels for the nation's automakers showed no improvement year over year, according to the latest numbers released by the Environmental Protection Agency. But that doesn't mean manufacturer's are doing a bad job.

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