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EU Biofuels & Indirect Land Use Change: "No deal before 2014" [VIDEO]

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Peter O’Donnell, European Affairs journalist for viEUws - the EU Policy Broadcaster, is joined by Tom Hanney, Irish Ambassador to the EU, to discuss the Indirect Land Use Change Proposal (ILUC).

FedEx Boosts Efforts to Connect the World in Responsible and Resourceful Ways

Fifth Annual FedEx Global Citizenship Report Highlights Company’s Progress In Areas of Energy Conservation, Community Development, Disaster Relief and More
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ - FedEx today has released its fifth annual Global Citizenship Report, outlining the company’s efforts in its focus areas of Economics & Access, Environment & Efficiency, Community & Disaster Relief, and People & Workplace.  Highlights from this year’s report include:

Chevrolet Spark Most Efficient U.S. Retail Electric Vehicle

Electric range EPA estimated at 82 miles
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NEW YORK, April 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV is the industry benchmark in retail electric vehicle efficiency with a combined city/highway EPA estimated range of 82 miles when fully charged and an EPA-estimated combined city/highway 119 MPGe fuel economy equivalent.

GM and Ford to Jointly Develop Advanced Automatic Transmissions

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DETROIT, April 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Co. have signed an agreement under which both companies will jointly develop an all-new generation of advanced technology 9- and 10-speed automatic transmissions for cars, crossovers, SUVs and trucks.

The new transmissions, to be built in both front- and rear-wheel drive variants, will improve vehicle performance and increase fuel economy

GM Invests $332 Million for New Fuel-Efficient Powertrains

Brings to $1.2 billion amount of U.S. facility investment announced this year
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DETROIT, April 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ - General Motors Co. will invest nearly $332 million in four manufacturing sites to produce more fuel-efficient engines and transmissions, demonstrating GM's commitment to deliver what customers want: technology-driven performance and fewer trips to the pump.

Small Talk: Chevrolet’s Efficient Spark Reaches New Customers

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We know that our customers – especially our younger buyers – are particularly interested in smaller cars. Be it the fuel efficiency, less impact on the environment or safety, our customers keep coming back for more.

FedEx Rolls Past Vehicle Fleet Fuel Efficiency Goal Years Ahead of Schedule

Annouces New Sustainability Goal
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Mar. 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - In 2008, FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) set the U.S. transportation industry’s first fuel efficiency goal with a commitment to improve the overall fuel efficiency of the FedEx Express global vehicle fleet 20 percent by 2020, as compared with its 2005 performance. Less than five years later, FedEx Express has surpassed this goal with a more than 22 percent cumulative improvement in fuel economy for its vehicles.

2013 Fiat 500e Offers Unsurpassed 108 Highway MPGe Rating and Class-Leading 87 Miles of Driving Range

Summary: 
  • Industry-best 108 MPGe highway rating
  • Best-in-class EPA combined city/highway estimated driving range of 87 miles
  • Unsurpassed frugality with EPA-estimated annual fuel-equivalent cost of $500
  • EPA fuel consumption rate of just 29 kilowatt hours (kWh) per 100 miles
  • Fiat 500e arrives at FIAT Studios in California in second-quarter 2013 
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  • Industry-best 108 MPGe highway rating
  • Best-in-class EPA combined city/highway estimated driving range of 87 miles
  • Unsurpassed frugality with EPA-estimated annual fuel-equivalent cost of $500
  • EPA fuel consumption rate of just 29 kilowatt hours (kWh) per 100 miles
  • Fiat 500e arrives at FIAT Studios in California in second-quarter 2013 

GE Unveils its Cleanest, Smartest and Most Fuel-Efficient Locomotive Ever in Erie

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GE Unveils its Cleanest, Smartest and Most Fuel-Efficient Locomotive Ever in Erie. The prototype introduced today in Erie represents a $600 million investment over eight years.”

Business Leaders: New 54.5 mpg Standard Good for Automakers, Consumers and Economy

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(3BL Media) August 28, 2012 - With the newly adopted national mileage standard of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025 making the headlines today, top business leaders are eager to weigh in with the media on how the standard will positively impact the U.S. economy and the U.S. auto industry. New jobs and strong car sales tied to robust fuel standards are already in evidence from Michigan to Indiana to other Midwest states.

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