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A U.S. automobile executive said Ford Motor Company was reviewing vehicle mileage tests in the wake of a challenge to ratings listed for two hybrid cars.
A U.S.-based Continental Airlines Boeing 737-800 was the first to fly using biofuel.
Proposed U.S. fuel economy standards for 2011 to 2015 vehicles are based on faulty assumptions, a consumer group said Monday.
The Union of Concerned Scientists Thursday said U.S travelers can save money as they travel on the Memorial Day weekend.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Mary Peters says the department's last action to up fuel efficiency requirements may be toughened in light of spiking fuel costs.
U.S. auto companies are turning to diesel engines as they deal with new fuel-efficiency standards mandated by Congress.
India plans to grade automobiles on their fuel efficiency once the government completes such a project, the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas said.
General Motors Corp. intends to make a plug-in hybrid that will have double the fuel efficiency of any current U.S. sports utility vehicle.
Financially beleaguered Ford Motor Co. will spend $1.8 billion in Britain during the next six years to improve the fuel efficiency of its vehicles.