miles per gallon


It is Time to Stop Measuring Fuel Efficiency in Miles Per Gallon

November 3, 2014 by Robert Wilson

Fuel Efficiency and Measurement

Due to the absurdities of history, America uses what is essentially a medieval unit system that appears completely untouched by the scientific revolution. Why such units have not been recognised as a menace to public understanding - and hence abandoned - is a mystery.[read more]

Fuel Economy Continues Upward Climb to New Record

October 10, 2014 by NRDC Switchboard

Fuel Economy Climbing

The EPA has crunched the numbers and the fleet of cars and light trucks sold with model year 2013 hit a new record of 24.1 miles per gallon. The latest Fuel Economy Trends report finds that automakers are producing more fuel-saving vehicles to keep up with clean car and fuel economy standards.[read more]

Average Vehicle Fuel Economy at Record High

June 6, 2014 by Tom Schueneman

Fuel Ecnomony Improvement

According to the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute the average fuel economy (the number given on the window sticker) for new vehicles hit a record high in May of 25.6 miles-per-gallon, a 0.4 mpg rise from April. Vehicle fuel efficiency has increased 5.5 mpg since October of 2007.[read more]