Tag: EPA

VW Jetta Gets Slightly Better Fuel Economy In 2022 Thanks To Bigger, More Powerful Engine

The latest proof that fuel economy is a tricky business comes from the 2022 Volkswagen Jetta, whose EPA fuel economy numbers have just been released. Offered with a slightly bigger, slightly more powerful engine, the new model is also slightly more fuel-efficient. The automaker announced in August that the standard Jetta’s 1.4-liter inline-four would be […]

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EPA Confirms That The Volkswagen ID.4 AWD Pro Is More Efficient Than A Ford Mustang Mach-E AWD

Volkswagen announced today that the Environmental Protection Agency has certified the ID.4 AWD Pro electric vehicle as having 249 miles of range. The fancier ID.4 AWD Pro S, meanwhile, gets 240 miles of range. That, unsurprisingly, is less than the RWD models, which make use of just one motor and have access to less horsepower. […]

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Rivian R1T Has 314 Miles Of EPA Driving Range, R1S Rated At 316 Miles

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) range figures have just been released for the Rivian R1T and Rivian R1S prior to customer deliveries kicking off. Numbers confirmed by the EPA relate to the flagship Launch Edition variants of the R1T and R1S, both outfitted with the largest 135-kWh battery pack available, and equipped with 21-inch wheels. On […]

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EPA Calls For New Vehicles To Get 52 MPGe For The 2026 Model Year

Following an announcement from the White House, the Environmental Protection Agency has revealed their proposal to significantly increase fuel economy standards. The proposed 2023-2026 model year light-duty standards aim to reverse the Trump administration’s more lenient approach and “drive 10 percent greater emissions improvement than the SAFE rule standards for MY 2023 vehicles and then […]

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President Biden Aims For 50% Of New Vehicles To Be Electrified In 2030

The White House has announced President Biden will sign an executive order that calls for 50% of new vehicles sold in 2030 to be zero-emissions capable. While the 50% figure is being billed as a “target,” the Biden administration wants consumers to embrace battery electric and fuel cell electric vehicles as well as plug-in hybrids. […]

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Automakers May Have To Increase Fuel Economy By 3.7% Per Year Under Proposed New EPA Standards

President Joe Biden is proposing a return to aggressive fuel economy standards over the next five years in an effort to help combat climate change and encourage 40 percent of U.S. drivers into EVs by 2030. The Associated Press reports that proposed rules from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation that […]

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