Car buyers in the five largest European countries are more interested in fuel-efficiency technology than any other feature of prospective vehicles.
An informal survey by the Washington Post finds some members of Congress preach fuel efficiency without practicing it. Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., for example, was spotted traveling the one block between the Senate office building and a gas station news
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to announce new testing standards for vehicle fuel efficiency this week, the Detroit Free Press said Tuesday.
The White House appears to be tweaking fuel-efficiency standards on behalf of domestic automakers and at the expense of Toyota Motor Corp.
Two out of three Americans see buying more fuel-efficient vehicles as a "patriotic" move, a poll by Opinion Research of New Jersey shows.
AAA is supporting a bill to force U.S. regulators to update fuel-economy measurements of vehicles, which often fail to meet stated mileage ratings.
U.S. ecologists say doubling vehicle efficiency would cut twice as much carbon dioxide emissions as retiring croplands and going to no-till farming.
The Congressional Budget Office said Monday that an increase in fuel economy standards for automobiles would raise vehicle prices $228 and reduce gas consumptio
Automakers are mounting an effort to build ethanol-powered vehicles that environmentalists charge is a way of dodging fuel-efficiency standards.
Three car models running on combination gas/electric power plants are tops in fuel efficiency for the 2003 model year, with diesel-powered cars taking most of the other top 10 spots, government officials said Tuesday. Ongoing research will avoid simply sh