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Honda aiming for new mpg-record on European hypermile drive

Driving Pair Will Cover Almost 8,500 Miles In 25 Days

Honda looks to set fuel-efficiency record across Europe with Civic Tourer.

EPA announces top 10 most fuel-efficient cars, Insight takes top honors

Top Ten EPA-rated Fuel Sippers (1984 to present) – Click above for image gallery

BMW pursuing better acoustics to improve efficiency

Manuel Reichle, Sound engineer, and the BMW 635d – Click above for high-res image gallery

SAE 2010: Affordable technology key to meeting the 2016 CAFE rules

Affordability as the watchword Tuesday as automotive engineers at the SAE World Congress discussed how to meet the new 2016 corporate average fuel economy standards. Automakers will have to get their fleets to an average of 34.1 miles per gallon (35.5 equivalent with other factors for the EPA CO2 limits). Most automakers are already well on their way to this level with their next-generation designs. However, to do it they will

Ford's future engine lineup to focus on fuel economy

Over the next decade, Ford will be putting the focus (no pun intended) on fuel efficiency for all of its powertrains as fuel prices continue to climb. The EcoBoost engines that debut next spring with a 3.5L V6 are expected to become the workhorses of the fleet, but virtually all of Ford's engines will be downsized. When the new F-150 pickups arrive later this fall, they will feature gas V8 engines only. However, sometime in 2010 the 3.5L EcoBoost will likely become the standard engine in place o