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June 6, 2017

New-Vehicle Fuel Economy Remains at 25.3

The May value is up 5.2 mpg since October 2007, the first month of monitoring by UMTRI. This value is 0.2 mpg below the peak of 25.5 mpg from August 2014.

September 7, 2016

New-Vehicle MPG Falls in August

The average fuel economy of vehicles sold in August fell 0.1 mpg to 25.3 mpg from July, according to the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI).

March 7, 2016

New-Vehicle MPG Remains Unchanged from January

The average fuel economy for new vehicles sold in February was 25.2 mpg — unchanged from the value that was revised for January.

February 5, 2016

New-Vehicle MPG Increases to 25.1

The average fuel economy for new vehicles sold in January reached 25.1 mpg for an increase of 0.2 mpg from December, according to the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI).

September 2, 2015

Work-Related Driving Time Rises in Past Decade

Daily commuting and work related traveling has increased slightly while total travel time per person has decreased over the past 11 years, according to a study by the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute.

August 19, 2015

Real-World Fuel Economy Improves Gradually

Fuel economy has seen a gradual increase in light-duty vehicles since the 1990s with a 1.8 mpg improvement in 2013, according to the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute.

June 10, 2015

Vehicle Fuel Economy Rises 0.3 MPG in May

The University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute conducted a study of vehicle fuel economy and emissions, from October 2007 to May 2015.

April 3, 2015

New Vehicle Fuel Economy Improves to 25.4 MPG

The average fuel economy for new vehicles increased 0.2 mpg to 25.4 mpg in March, according to the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute.

March 25, 2015

Gasoline Use Falls to Lowest Level in 30 Years

The average gasoline consumption by Americans is at its lowest level in at least 30 years, according to a report from the University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute.

February 5, 2015

Fuel Economy Improves for First Time Since August

The average fuel economy of new U.S. vehicles increased 0.3 mpg and logged the first improvement since August, according to the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute's monthly report.

April 4, 2014

New Light-Duty Fuel Economy Rises to 25.4 MPG

The average fuel economy of new light-duty vehicles sold in March rose to 25.4 miles per gallon to reach its highest level is more than seven years, according to University of Michigan researchers.

August 27, 2013

University of Michigan Solar Car Team to Exhibit Innovative ‘Quantum’ EV at 2013 Green Fleet Conference

This national champion vehicle, which uses the same amount of energy as a household hair-dryer, is part of a project that began in 1990.

February 20, 2013

New Report Summarizes Car-Truck Contribution/Fault in Serious Crashes

A new report released by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) summarizes the car-truck relative contribution/fault findings of several large-scale studies.

February 15, 2013

ATA: Study Shows Many Truck-Small Vehicle Crashes Caused by the Passenger Vehicle

A new report released by the American Trucking Associations paper cites studies that show that many crashes involving a commercial truck and a smaller vehicle were initiated or caused by the driver of the smaller vehicle.

December 7, 2012

ATA Urges Further Dialogue on CSA Data Limitations

ARLINGTON, VA – A white paper issued by American Trucking Associations (ATA) indicated the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Compliance Safety Accountability lacks sufficient data on the majority of the industry to render meaningful scores for most motor carriers.

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