Weakening national standards for passenger vehicles risks weakening the economy; consistent and strong fuel economy and emissions rules help U.S. auto industry compete
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.
Investors, Ceres BICEP Network release ads and letters
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.
Leaner, stronger body is foundation for a nimbler, safer driving experience
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.
EPA-estimated 42 mpg highway from new 1.4L turbo matches segment’s best
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.”
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.
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.
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.