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Official miles per gallon v real world mpg: difference grows to 22%

Official miles per gallon v real world mpg: difference grows to 22%

Emissions Analytics measures the real life mpg of cars and the company has found that the gap between official miles per gallon and real world mpg has grown to 22%. This is up 5% since the company first started testing fuel economy almost three years ago.

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How does the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) fuel economy test work?

How does the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) fuel economy test work?

It’s widely accepted that the official NEDC fuel economy test for new cars does not accurately represent the real-life miles per gallon that motorist can expect, but how is the NEDC test carried out?

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Ford Fiesta ECOnetic 1.6 TDCi wins 2013 MPG Marathon with 88.69mpg

Ford Fiesta ECOnetic 1.6 TDCi wins 2013 MPG Marathon with 88.69mpg

mpg-marathon-2013-winner-ford-fiesta.jpgFord Fiesta ECOnetic 1.6 TDCi has won the 2013 ALD Automotive/Shell FuelSave MPG Marathon, achieving 88.69mpg over the 339.3-mile course.  However it was another Ford, a Fiesta Sport Van, which achieved the best score, of 108.82mpg.

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EU votes for 2025 new car emissions target of 68-78g/km or 106mpg

EU votes for 2025 new car emissions target of 68-78g/km or 106mpg

00-bmw-i8.jpgThe European Parliament's Environment Committee has voted to adopt proposals to set an indicative 2025 target of CO2 emissions from new cars of 68-75g CO2/km, or 106mpg.

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All-new Range Rover Sport has fuel consumption cut by up to 24 percent

All-new Range Rover Sport has fuel consumption cut by up to 24 percent

Range Rover Sport.jpgThe all-new Range Rover Sport has a weight saving of up to 420kg, fuel consumption cut by up to 24 percent, and a hybrid model will be arriving with emissions of just 169g/km CO2.

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New MINI Paceman with 64.2mpg fuel economy

New MINI Paceman with 64.2mpg fuel economy

mini-paceman-red.jpgThe all-new MINI Paceman is available with two diesel and two petrol engines, offering up to 64.2mpg fuel economy and 115g/km emissions.

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Goodyear EfficientGrip SUV Tyre

Goodyear EfficientGrip SUV Tyre

Goodyear-efficientgrip.jpgGoodyear is launching an EfficientGrip SUV Tyre specially designed for Sports Utility Vehicles that offers both grip and low rolling resistance.

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Average new car now achieves 52.5 mpg

Average new car now achieves 52.5 mpg

ford-fiesta.jpgThe average new car now achieves 52.5 mpg, according to figures for November from the SMMT.

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Smart wins 2011 MPG Marathon with over 99 mpg

Smart wins 2011 MPG Marathon with over 99 mpg

mpg-marathon-smart.jpgsmart fortwo CDI driven by Mick Linford has achieved 99.24 mpg in the 2011 ALD Automotive Shell FuelSave MPG Marathon.

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Skoda Fabia GreenLine achieves 127.8 mpg

Skoda Fabia GreenLine achieves 127.8 mpg

skoda-fabia-eco-test-f.jpgA Skoda Fabia GreenLine has completed 1,246 miles on a single 45-litre tank of fuel, equating to an average fuel consumption of 127.8 mpg.

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