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    Official: Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Gets 10.7L/100km
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    With its crazy 707 horsepower on tap and roughly $63,995 starting price, the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat has been one of the most talked about cars of the summer, maybe even the year. However, there's always been one lingering question about the behemoth that Dodge has waited to answer ...

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    Video: Rolling Coal: Big Trucks Target Innocent Hybrids [w/videos]
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    Jason Mendelson was driving his Toyota Prius in the right lane of Interstate 64 near Richmond, Virginia, when a white pickup truck with two protruding smokestacks cut into the lane ahead. After a few moments, the pickup spewed a torrent of black smoke that enveloped his small car. The pickup ...

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    Report: Honda Accord Hybrid falls well short of suggested fuel mileage, says Consumer Reports [w/video]
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    Do not poke Consumer Reports with the hybrid fuel economy stick. That seems to be the lesson illustrated here yet again. The Honda Accord Hybrid is the latest to arouse the ratings bear, returning "just" 40 combined mpg (5.88 L/100km) in CR testing. Even so, that makes it "a class leader for fuel ...

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    Report: Could CAFE result in an eBay-style online auction house for credits?
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    Automakers may turn to an online auction system to buy and sell carbon credits in the near future. As Automotive News reports, the Environmental Protection Agency will soon stop allowing automakers to simply pay fines for exceeding their carbon emission limits and will instead move to a carbon ...

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    Official: 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel gets 5.1 L/100km (46 mpg)
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    General Motors has announced the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel will return 5.1 L/100km (46 mpg) highway based on Environmental Protection Agency estimates, besting original projections. As GM points out, the figure is better than "any non-hybrid passenger car in America," including the Volkswagen ...

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    Review: 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid
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    Your Mileage May Vary As difficult as it is to write this, I was actually excited about the 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid. With the beautiful looks of the newest midsize fighter from Ford and a fuel economy estimate capable of shaming even the stalwart Camry Hybrid, the battery-augmented four-door ...

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    Featured: Fuel economy gains of more efficient cars undone by increased travel, decreased occupancy
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    We Canadian's are an environmentally aware group, so when a North American study reveals controversial 'green' news, we're here to cover it. The study starts off with good news: the average fuel economy of the entire US light-duty fleet improved by 40 per cent over the past four decades ...

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    Exclusive: Hyundai, Los Angeles Times and Consumer Reports in fuel economy skirmish?
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    On Wednesday, Consumer Reports issued a story taking umbrage with the auto industry's move toward smaller, turbocharged engines, noting its own testing revealed that many such powerplants fail to deliver their promised fuel economy numbers. The story covered a variety of domestic and foreign ...

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    Report: Ford C-Max and Fusion fuel economy numbers under investigation
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    The Environmental Protection Agency in the U.S. has said it "will look at the report and data" from Consumer Reports indicating that the 2013 Ford C-Max and Fusion hybrids don't come close to achieving their fuel economy estimates of 47 miles per gallon EPA (5.0 L/100km). In CR testing, the C-Max ...

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    Report: New car shoppers less willing to consider Hyundai, Kia after mileage overstatement
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    Summarizing the results of research carried out by Edmunds, Reuters reports that consumers' are less inclined to purchase cars from Hyundai and Kia due to the company's recent snafu over inflated mileage claims. The Edmunds metric of "purchase intent" declined by 1.9 per cent for the Kia Soul ...

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