2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW CEO Issues Apology After EPA Accuses Automaker Of Cheating On Emissions Tests

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday came out with the shock announcement that the Volkswagen Group had installed software on close to 500,000 of its TDI-branded diesel models from the Volkswagen and Audi brands that was designed to circumvent EPA emissions standards for certain air... read more

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2012 McLaren MP4-12C

McLaren MP4-12C Escapes Gas Guzzler Tax, Starts U.S. Delivery January

Yesterday we learned that McLaren solved a software glitch that had plagued several of its MP4-12C cars delivered to customers overseas. Today we have news that... read more November 10, 2011 by

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2012 Fisker Karma Only Gets 20 MPG With Range-Extender?

This week the 2012 Fisker Karma cleared its last hurdle for sale in the U.S., having finally received emission certification and fuel economy ratings from the EPA and thus... read more October 19, 2011 by

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Breaking: EPA Mandate Forces Carmakers To Use Only Round Letters For Better MPGs

In possibly the worst-timed government announcement ever, Lisa P. Jackson, the administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is currently holding a press... read more April 1, 2011 by

2010 Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe

EPA Says: 5,771-Pound Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe Is A Compact Car

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is on a roll of remarkably nonsensical declarations of late, not least of which are the "mpg" ratings for the 2011 Nissan LEAF... read more December 8, 2010 by

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Bugatti Veyron Voted Worst Environmental Offender By EPA

Every year the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) produces a list of the best and worst cars for fuel efficiency and not surprisingly this year’s worst offender is... read more November 9, 2010 by

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Car and Driver Predicts Mazdaspeed 3…Diesel?

The Mazdaspeed 3 has received major praise from the automotive press. For most, it is the fastest car on the market for the money, and gives plenty of practicality along with... read more August 30, 2010 by

2011 Ford Mustang GT

2011 Ford Mustang GT Delivers 412 Horsepower And 26 MPG

If you thought the fuel economy figures for the 2011 Ford Mustang V-6 were impressive, just wait until you see the numbers being delivered by the Mustang GT’s new... read more March 16, 2010 by

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2011 Ford Mustang Is First Car With 300+ HP and 30+ MPG

For years the Ford Mustang, at least in base V-6 trim, has lagged behind its rivals with one of the least efficient powertrains in the industry: a cast-iron block 4.0 L V-6... read more March 4, 2010 by

2011 Ford Mustang

2011 Ford Mustang: First Car With 300+ Horsepower And 30+ MPG

To this day, the Ford Mustang remains one of the best selling sports cars on the planet despite having an archaic suspension design and one of the worst V-6 powertrains... read more March 3, 2010 by

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EPA gives California and 13 other states waiver to regulate greenhouse gas emissions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week granted California a long-anticipated Clean Air Act Waiver. Under the plan, California - along with 13 other states - will... read more July 1, 2009 by

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2010 Subaru Legacy scores 31mpg highway in EPA tests

Subaru has been curiously unaffected - or nearly so - by the tremors shaking the foundations of so many other carmakers' sales figures. And despite the 2010 Legacy's... read more June 18, 2009 by

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Ford releases new high-res Taurus SHO photos, configurator alongside launch event

The 2010 Ford Taurus SHO launch event is currently underway, and driving impressions are still under wraps for a few days yet but Ford has seen fit to let our eyes feast on a... read more June 17, 2009 by

2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota boosts monthly Prius output to 50,000 as demand spikes

Toyota’s all-new 2010 Prius officially went on sale in Japan just 11 days ago and has already garnered enough orders to justify Toyota increasing production targets by... read more May 27, 2009 by

2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota may cut back U.S. Prius allocation as demand in Japan soars

Buyers in the U.S. looking forward to purchasing the new 2010 Toyota Prius may have to wait longer than they initially bargained for, following strong demand for the latest... read more May 25, 2009 by

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New Toyota Prius gets sporty Modellista restyle

Toyota’s third-generation Prius officially went on sale in Japan this week and to coincide with the launch the company also revealed several new styling packs under the... read more May 19, 2009 by


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