fuel economy

Average Fuel Economy of New Vehicles at 24.8 mpg

January 9, 2014 / No Comments

The month of December witnessed the average fuel economy (window-sticker value) of new vehicles sold in the US  at 24.8 mpg , which is down by 0.2 mpg from the revised value in November. The value however was up 4.7 mpg from the value in October 2007, as per the first month of University of Michigan Eco-Driving Index (Umich EDI). The ...

2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid Tops in Fuel Economy

December 6, 2012 / No Comments

Volkswagen’s Jetta Hybrid fulfills your needs, desires and resources. We cannot call it a luxury car, but it will meet your daily needs like work, the gym, the grocery store or if you are out on a date. The electrified drivetrain makes the Jetta Hybrid the most fuel efficient car in line. One of the most stunning qualities that make Jetta ...

Korean Air Appoints Teddy Bear Crew to Spread Green Message

July 8, 2010 / No Comments

It is all about going green in the skies. Korean Air is bringing in a unique eco-friendly management system in its bid to cut down on the environmental impact of air travel. Korean Air has appointed a pair of 'Teddy Bear Crew' to spread the green message.

Cargo Fleet Massively Cuts Emissions by Slowing Down a Bit

February 18, 2010 / No Comments

Danish shipping conglomerate Maersk has found an easy way to save money by saving fuel, and drastically reducing its environment footprint; all by slowing down a bit. It is conventional wisdom that moving at optimum speeds can improve fuel efficiency, but when you're a shipping company, the most common way is to move at full throttle so that you deliver ...