'Biggest' 2015 Jeep Renegade 2.4 4WD Rated At 24 MPG Combined

The EPA has certified the 2015 Jeep Renegade 4WD with the larger 2.4 Tigershark engine at 24 combined MPG, 21 in city conditions, and as high as 29 on the highway. The 2WD variant can top 31 MPG. » 3/19/15 10:01am 3/19/15 10:01am

EPA Tightens Fuel Economy Test Because Nobody Gets The Mileage They Want

Isn't it kind of universally accepted that you aren't going to achieve the fuel economy numbers advertised on your new car? (Not if you're a reader of this website and drive the way we do, anyway.) But since automakers keep getting nailed for misleading fuel economy claims, the Environmental Protection Agency is… » 2/24/15 1:47pm 2/24/15 1:47pm

2015 Ford F-150 Official Fuel Economy Confirmed: EPA Says Up To 26 MPG

The official fuel-economy estimates for the 2015 Ford F-150 have been announced at a press conference today: up to 26 MPG on the highway with the 2.7 EcoBoost engine. Here are the EPA fuel economy claims for the 2.7 EcoBoost, 3.5 EcoBoost, 3.5 V6, and 5.0 V8 in Ford's new aluminum truck. » 11/21/14 12:10pm 11/21/14 12:10pm

Here's How Much GM's 8-Speed Improves Fuel Economy In Bigger V8 Trucks

The 2WD 2015 GMC Yukon's new 8L90 8-speed automatic and 3.23:1 rear axle ratio bring its 6.2 V8's best highway economy from 18 to 22 MPG; not bad, and 1 MPG better than the SUV's base 5.3 V8. GM posted similar gains in the other trucks with this power train. » 11/10/14 1:46pm 11/10/14 1:46pm

Hey, Start/Stop Actually Saves Gas! Just Look At The 2015 Jeep Cherokee

For its second year as the "New Cherokee", the 2015 Jeep Cherokee V6 gets start/stop technology. The EPA's just validated a few scraps of fuel savings over the outgoing model without automatic shutdown– as much as 2 full MPG in city driving. » 10/08/14 8:11pm 10/08/14 8:11pm

2015 Ford F-150 2.7 EcoBoost Four-Door Crew Cab Is Capable Of 23.5 MPG

Don't wait for the EPA's lab results, we've got real-world fuel economy figures from the 2015 Ford F-150 with its new 2.7 EcoBoost engine. Here's how we did driving like a granny, driving like a maniac, and everything in between. » 9/30/14 5:27pm 9/30/14 5:27pm

Why Lincoln Should Be Selling Navigator On Power Curve, Not Fuel Economy

The 2015 Lincoln Navigator is being pimped as "best-in-class fuel economy." Meh, its 3.5 V6 gets 1 MPG better than the 6.2 V8 Escalade. Far more impressive: Nav's EcoBoost engine blows its 460 lb-ft load of torque at 2,750 RPM, while the GM hits the same peak at 4,100. That's something you'll feel at the wheel. » 9/10/14 4:17pm 9/10/14 4:17pm

Did Ford Reveal The 2015 F-150's Fuel Economy In A Website Easter Egg?

Pawing through the 2015 Ford F-150 website, a reader noticed a picture of the gauge cluster reporting an average fuel economy of 18.8 MPG. Is this arbitrary or a secret clue to the new truck's actual efficiency? » 7/18/14 4:39pm 7/18/14 4:39pm

Saudi Arabia Implementing Gas Mileage Standards--Gas Only Costs 45 U.S.…

It's hard to go a week here in the U.S. without hearing about fuel economy standards, raising fleet fuel economy, and greenhouse gases, not to mention carbon emissions, but not all other countries are the same way. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was one of those countries, until now. » 7/09/14 12:21pm 7/09/14 12:21pm

The Most Fuel Efficient Cars Ever Made

2015 Jeep Renegade To Get Over 30 MPG In Every Configuration

Chrysler has just dumped out another batch of specs on the 2015 Jeep Renegade, most importantly reporting that both the 2.4 and 1.4 turbo engines will be able to get more than 30 miles per gallon on the highway. » 4/08/14 4:31pm 4/08/14 4:31pm

President Obama On The Future Of Commercial Trucks In America

President Barack Obama delivered an address today at a Safeway grocery distribution center in Upper Marlborough, Maryland describing what he wants from future commercial trucks. » 2/18/14 3:52pm 2/18/14 3:52pm

Why you'll pay more for your CO2 friendly car

Just before the government’s partial shutdown EPA published a notice for public comment from Mercedes Benz requesting additional off-cycle credits. » 10/10/13 11:11am 10/10/13 11:11am

Great News! Gas Prices Will Be Cheaper In 2013, Everything Else Won't Be

Are you the kind of person who only purchases gasoline and neither pays for nor consumes any other goods? If so, we have excellent news for you today: gas prices in 2013 are expected to decline, even though the cost of just about everything else is going up. » 1/12/13 3:00pm 1/12/13 3:00pm

How To Save Money On Gas

Despite news gas prices are slipping for the weekend, your wallet's still probably feeling the hurt of your last fill-up. Don't panic! Use this comprehensive guide to help cut the cash you're sending to big oil. » 7/01/11 3:15pm 7/01/11 3:15pm

U.S. Transportation Secretary rolls up in big SUV to unveil new fuel…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood unveiled new fuel-economy window stickers for cars and trucks, saying "we're not just sitting around waiting for high gasoline prices to come down." His ride of choice to the unveiling: This 12-mpg Chevy Suburban SUV. » 5/25/11 1:45pm 5/25/11 1:45pm

This is the new fuel economy sticker

The U.S. government's new fuel economy labels are indeed letter-grade free, but stick with QR codes and the graphics that try to steer buyers toward more efficient models with estimated fuel costs. You can see the full range here. » 5/25/11 10:00am 5/25/11 10:00am

Gas prices won't plunge this summer

America's summer of four-buck-a-gallon gas has barely started, yet there's some hope afloat that prices could decline soon. Business Insider's Joe Wiesenthal explains why those hopes shouldn't get too high — especially with oil prices shooting skyward again today. — Ed. » 5/06/11 12:30pm 5/06/11 12:30pm

Selling a used car? Get an EPA fuel economy sticker for it

Just in time for people to start siphoning gas and wondering how much that Geo Metro out back might be worth, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has created custom fuel economy labels for used vehicles. » 3/16/11 3:25pm 3/16/11 3:25pm

Gasoline prices at highest since 2008

National gasoline prices reached an average of $3.14 a gallon this week, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. That means today's gas prices are 53 cents more per gallon than a year ago and highest since October 2008. » 2/18/11 2:15pm 2/18/11 2:15pm