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Automakers Beating Fuel Economy Expectations Despite An Upswing In Truck/SUV Sales

Automakers Beating Fuel Economy Expectations Despite An Upswing In Truck/SUV Sales
For 2016, the so-called CAFE standards (it stands for corporate average fuel economy) require automakers to obtain an average rating of 35.5 mpg across all of its light-duty vehicle lines in the U.S., or at least under the convoluted methods in which …
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Small, mid-sized businesses concerned about economy

Small, mid-sized businesses concerned about economy
Small, mid-sized businesses concerned about economy. April 2, 2016 12:00 AM. Google April … Toyota sales fell nearly 3 percent as rising SUV and truck sales couldn't overcome car sales that fell almost 10 percent. Volkswagen, still mired in an …
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5 companies weigh in on the state of the on-demand economy

5 companies weigh in on the state of the on-demand economy
After raising a seed round of over $ 1 million and opening a second brick-and-mortar storefront last November, Foxtrot is poised for a big 2016. The company marshals everything from craft beers, wines, and spirits to food and … We built our technology …
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2016 Toyota Highlander offers price, fuel economy choices

2016 Toyota Highlander offers price, fuel economy choices
Both gasoline engines sip fuel, so the 2016 Highlander ranks near the top among non-hybrid, gasoline-powered, mid-size SUVs in federal government fuel economy ratings. There's also a 2016 Highlander Hybrid — albeit with a $ 48,770 starting retail price …
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2016 Toyota Highlander Offers Price, Fuel Economy Choices

2016 Toyota Highlander Offers Price, Fuel Economy Choices
Both gasoline engines sip fuel, so the 2016 Highlander ranks near the top among non-hybrid, gasoline-powered, mid-size SUVs in federal government fuel economy ratings. There's also a 2016 Highlander Hybrid — albeit with a $ 48,770 starting retail price …
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Auto Doctor: Old car's fuel economy issues can be diagnosed

Auto Doctor: Old car's fuel economy issues can be diagnosed
Dear Norman: I drove the 2014 Forester for a week. This is not the Subaru of years gone by. It's a great all-wheel-drive SUV crossover. You are not going to tow a boat or racecar with the Forester, however it will meet all the needs of a family …
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2014 Ford Escape bests Honda CR-V by nailing style, comfort and fuel economy

2014 Ford Escape bests Honda CR-V by nailing style, comfort and fuel economy
Note that the Escape is at the top of fuel economy among non-hybrid, gasoline-powered, compact SUVs. The 2014 CR-V, for example, is rated by the federal government at 23/31 mpg, while the 2014 Subaru with base, 2.5-liter four cylinder is rated at 24/32 …
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Fuel Economy Claims Inflated by U.S. Automakers, Too

Fuel Economy Claims Inflated by U.S. Automakers, Too
By Benji Jerew on February 18, 2013 | RSS … Some people, like myself, shop for a brand they're most familiar with and have confidence in. Some might look for “any SUV with towing capability,” and then there are those who are looking for “four wheels …
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