EPA Launches Effort To Revamp Fuel Economy Labeling

Law360, New York (August 16, 2013, 2:38 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday said it plans to revise fuel economy labeling regulations in order to keep pace with the growing industry practice of using high-efficiency systems across multiple vehicles in a company's fleet.

The decision comes after the agency received complaints about the Ford Motor Co. C-Max hybrid falling short of the 47 miles per gallon promised by the EPA label and discovered after new testing that the number should be 43 mpg combined for city and highway driving. The original figure...
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