Sunday, November 27, 2011

DOE, EPA release of 2012 annual fuel economy guide

Sunday, November 27, 2011

This is an excerpt from EERE network news, a weekly electronic newsletter.

Photo of compact car.

2012 Full electric Mitsubishi i-MiEV was after the year 2012 fuel economy guide most economical with a 112 miles per gallon average rated.
Credit card: Mitsubishi

DOE and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published on 16 November 2012 fuel economy guide. The manual contains information with which consumers can choose one of more efficient vehicles that save money and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Operate during fuel-saving vehicles in a variety of fuel types, classes and sizes come many new technology advanced vehicles debut at this year's each year a list of the top fuel economy performers. 2012 Full electric Mitsubishi i-MiEV top this list after a conversion from gas electric account was in a 112 miles per gallon (mpg) average type. The electric vehicle Nissan leaf, the Azure Dynamics transit connect electric van, the plug-in hybrid Chevrolet Volt and last year's leader, the Toyota Prius hybrid, the top five spots rounded.

Fuel pump industry leader within each category - of two-seater to large SUVs - widely available products, such as traditional gasoline models and clean diesel. Some models 2012 be voluntarily a new fuel economy show and eco-label, fuel consumers of comprehensive efficiency provides information, including the five year fuel costs or savings when compared to the average vehicle as new greenhouse gases and smog reviews. These labels are 2013 model year will be required.

The online rankings are the vehicles with the lowest fuel consumption. Each vehicle offers an estimated annual fuel costs of listing in the Guide. The estimate is calculated based on the vehicle of mpg rating and national estimates for annual mileage and fuel prices. The online version of the Handbook allows consumers to enter of their local gas prices and the typical driving habits get personalized fuel cost estimates. See the DOE press release ©, the complete manual and 2012 fuel economy heads of State and Government.

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