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Honda Promises 30 Percent Reduction in Carbon Emissions by 2021

It’s always good news when an automaker increases its efforts to stay environmentally friendly, and Tuesday, Honda announced plans to significantly reduce its carbon dioxide output in the next 10 years. “Honda has now set a target to reduce CO2 emissions from its global products by 30 percent by the end of 2020 compared to year 2000 levels,” Honda states in a press release. “Furthermore, in addition to reducing CO2 emissions during production and supply chain, Honda will strengthen ... continue reading»

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Study says No Savings with 62 mpg Cars

Recently, consumer demand for fuel efficient cars has increased thanks to rising gas prices. However, a new study conducted by the Center for Automotive Research predicts that if the government requires automakers to produce vehicles with an average fuel economy of 62 mpg by 2025, they could become too expensive to offset the fuel savings. However, that doesn’t mean that there’s no room for improvement. Automotive News reports that, “Raising federal fuel economy standards to as high as ... continue reading»

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