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    Featured: 11 popular gas-saving myths revealed
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    The summer road trip season is officially here and after spotting the worst gas prices in Canada earlier this year, we wanted to share and more importantly debunk some of the most common gas-saving myths we often hear. While there are plenty of gas-saving tips to put extra dollars in your ...

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    Report: Hyundai sued in Korea over inflated fuel economy claims
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    Hyundai remains in hot water in its home market after the South Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport alleged that the country's largest automaker, along with Ssangyong, misstated fuel economy numbers on some of its crossovers. Now, though, the country's consumers are going after ...

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    Report: The problem with World Cup car flags
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    Summer is finally here, and that means sports season is in full bloom. Whether you've caught World Cup fever this year or are just supporting your local baseball team, there's a lot to get excited about. However, if you've got one or more of those little pennants or flags attached to your car ...

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    Featured: Top 10 most fuel efficient new cars
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    Let's face it, most car buyer's in today's consumer conscious crowd are far more interested in hearing fuel economy figures than horsepower numbers when it comes to choosing a new car. With gas prices still on the rise and more drivers on the road these days, several car manufacturers have ...

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    Report: 70% of pickups could use aluminum by 2025
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    In the next decade, the auto industry will see an explosion in its use of aluminum to cut weight and increase fuel economy, according to a study from market analysts Ducker Worldwide cited by The Detroit News. We are already seeing the lightweight metal show up extensively in luxury models from ...

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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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    Featured: How long can you drive after the fuel light comes on?
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    After recently exploring and sharing some of the best fuel-saving tips, we found ourselves wondering: just how far can a car go once your low fuel light comes on? This is a question that drivers have been pondering since the first car rolled off the production line and even became the basis for ...

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    Report: F-150 just the start of Ford's aluminum plans
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    Not only have we been told that the 2015 Ford F-150 is tougher, more durable and up to 318 kilograms (700 pounds) lighter than the current truck, Ford COO Mark Fields said it's also "CAFE-positive." That means, for the first time in the history of corporate average fuel economy standards, the ...

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    Report: GM Canada under fire for Cruze fuel economy issues
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    The 2011 Chevrolet Cruze that owner Farah Mocquais bought for commuting to work hasn't achieved the fuel economy ratings that the Canadian arm of General Motors advertised, CBC News reports, and the couple is accusing GM Canada for misleading them. Instead of burning 5.5 litres of gasoline per ...

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    Report: C7 Corvette Stingray could get start-stop tech to save fuel [w/Video]
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    Chevrolet chose not to include fuel-saving stop-start technology in the 2014 Corvette Stingray package, but future Corvettes may get it as US government-mandated fuel economy requirements are raised. To explain why the launch-year model doesn't have the technology, Corvette chief engineer Tadge ...

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