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New 2020 Jeep® Wrangler EcoDiesel: Ultimate Fuel Efficiency and Driving Range, With 442 lb.-ft. of Torque for Improved Performance

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  • New EcoDiesel delivers best fuel efficiency and driving range ever in a Jeep® Wrangler
  • 442 lb.-ft. of torque improves driving performance on- and off-road
  • 3.0-liter EcoDiesel engine available across Jeep Wrangler four-door lineup
  • Diesel-powered Wrangler offered for the first time in North America in response to overwhelming consumer demand
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  • New EcoDiesel delivers best fuel efficiency and driving range ever in a Jeep® Wrangler
  • 442 lb.-ft. of torque improves driving performance on- and off-road
  • 3.0-liter EcoDiesel engine available across Jeep Wrangler four-door lineup
  • Diesel-powered Wrangler offered for the first time in North America in response to overwhelming consumer demand

Major U.S. Businesses Call on EPA to Keep Strong MPG and Emissions Standards

Weakening national standards for passenger vehicles risks weakening the economy; consistent and strong fuel economy and emissions rules help U.S. auto industry compete
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WASHINGTON, March 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ - A national network of influential American businesses is calling on the Trump administration to maintain robust fuel-economy and emissions standards for passenger vehicles, and expressing support for states' rights to maintain those standards.

Major Investors and Businesses Support Staying the Course on Strong Vehicle Rules

Investors, Ceres BICEP Network release ads and letters
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October 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today, 36 institutional investors with over $813 billion in assets and a network of major businesses with over $400 billion in revenue, called on the Trump administration to not weaken the current light-duty vehicle fuel economy and greenhouse-gas emissions standards. The ask comes in the form of a Washington D.C.-focused ad blitz as well as letters to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

2018 Equinox: Doing More with Less

Leaner, stronger body is foundation for a nimbler, safer driving experience
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DETROIT, May 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Crossovers become more agile when they drop some weight. For the redesigned 2018 Equinox, shedding nearly 400 pounds —approximately 10 percent of its mass — pays dividends in a nimbler, more responsive and more refined driving experience. Combined with this weight loss, the all-new body was designed and optimized for top safety ratings.

Most Fuel-Efficient Minivan Ever: All-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Exceeds Target Performance, Achieves 84 MPGe Rating

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  • 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid’s 84-MPGe fuel economy rating in electric-only mode is new benchmark for minivans
  • EPA ratings surpass anticipated performance numbers for fuel economy, total driving range and electric-only driving range
  • All-new Pacifica Hybrid achieves best-possible rating – 10 – in EPA’s Green Vehicle Guide; first time a minivan has ever reached this plateau
  • e-Flite EVT technology key to efficiency of all-new minivan; distinguished by dual-motor/one-way clutch strategy
  • 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid starts at $34,495 after available U.S. federal tax credit (not including state and local incentives)
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  • 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid’s 84-MPGe fuel economy rating in electric-only mode is new benchmark for minivans
  • EPA ratings surpass anticipated performance numbers for fuel economy, total driving range and electric-only driving range
  • All-new Pacifica Hybrid achieves best-possible rating – 10 – in EPA’s Green Vehicle Guide; first time a minivan has ever reached this plateau
  • e-Flite EVT technology key to efficiency of all-new minivan; distinguished by dual-motor/one-way clutch strategy
  • 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid starts at $34,495 after available U.S. federal tax credit (not including state and local incentives)

2016 Chevrolet Cruze Offers 42 MPG on the Highway

EPA-estimated 42 mpg highway from new 1.4L turbo matches segment’s best
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DETROIT, April 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Offering EPA-estimated highway mileage of 42 mpg, the all-new 2016 Chevrolet Cruze is unsurpassed in its segment for fuel highway economy.

 “Offering a maximum highway range of up to 570* miles per tank– you can spend less time at the pump,” said Steve Majoros, director of marketing, Chevrolet Cars. “The 2016 Chevrolet Cruze  has more horsepower and torque, and is lighter than the previous generation making it more fun to drive.”

An Unrealistic Hypothetical

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This is why it’s so important that we increase fuel efficiency in our vehicles. Driving-as-usual is horribly wasteful. It’s harmful to our environment and it forces us to spend money on things we don’t really care about.

Fuel Savings Tips from GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Achievement Holder Wayne Gerdes

Golf TDI® beats the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ achievement for “lowest fuel consumption—48 U.S. contiguous States for a non-hybrid car” at a stellar 81.17 mpg
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Volkswagen of America, Inc., is pleased to announce today that the 2015 Golf TDI® Clean Diesel, part of the family of vehicles that won the 2015 North American Car of the Year, has set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® achievement for the “lowest fuel consumption—48 U.S. contiguous States for a non-hybrid car” with a remarkable 81.17 mpg. Traveling 8,233.5 miles around America in 16 days on $294.98 of Shell® Diesel fuel, the Golf beat the previous mark of 77.99 mpg by more than 3 mpg, and also beat the hybrid vehicle record of 74.34 mpg by more than 6 mpg.

Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Named Esquire Magazine’s Truck of the Year

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Auburn Hills, Mich., December 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Esquire magazine has named the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, America’s most fuel-efficient pickup, its Truck of the Year. The announcement is highlighted in Esquire’s December issue.
 
Esquire’s editors consider all potential truck models in the U.S. market, balancing attributes with conventional touchstones that outline what makes a great truck, such as efficiency, functionality, versatility, safety, value and style.
 

Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Named 2015 Green Truck of the Year™ by Green Car Journal

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SAN ANTONIO, November 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Green Car Journal has named the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, America’s most fuel efficient pickup its 2015 Green Truck of the Year™. The announcement was made today at the 46th annual San Antonio Auto & Truck Show in San Antonio, Texas.
 

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