Friday, March 9, 2012

Hyunda tops EPA fuel economy list

Hyundai Motor America, which has made a conscious effort to establish itself as the fuel economy leader in the US market, has bee cited by the US Environmental Protection Agency for its effort, In a new report a fuel economy trends, ,Hyundai was named tops in fuel economy and limiting CO2 emissions as it topped  the EPA's fuel economy rankings for the 2010 model year, beating out traditional leaders Honda and Toyota. No make scored higher than Hyundai. This is the second time Hyundai has led in both categories, having achieved this distinction previously for the 2008 model year.
  The EPA 2011 Light-Duty Automotive Technology and Fuel Economy Trends Report identified Hyundai as the top 2010 brand with an adjusted(1) fuel economy rating of 27.0 miles per gallon. In addition to being named the most fuel efficient brand, Hyundai also had the lowest fleet-wide adjusted composite CO2( )emissions performance (329 g/mi) for the 2010 model year.  The EPA 2011 Trends Report also indicates that preliminary 2011 model year values suggest that Hyundai will maintain its fuel economy leadership. Forecasts show that Hyundai will achieve an adjusted fuel economy rating of 27.5 miles per gallon in the 2011 model year. By Joseph Szczesny


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