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Average fuel economy still terrible after 92 years

On-Road Fuel Economy of Vehicles in the United States: 1923-2015 (Sivak and Schoettle)The past century has brought an onslaught of innovation. Don’t believe it? Try to imagine modern life without television, the internet, microwaves, or social media. But despite those and other technological advances, one thing hasn’t changed too much: the distance that cars can travel on one gallon of gasoline. To prove that point, Michael Sivak…
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Car buyers in 2016 paid an average of $34,077, a record high

Money and car keysDid you buy a new car this year? If you answered “yes”, chances are good that you paid around $ 34,077 for it, when all was said and done. That figure is the average transaction price for new cars sold in 2016, and it marks an all-time high according to Edmunds.com. In worse news for shoppers, the upward trend shows no sign of slowing. Average…
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2015 Chrysler 200 First Drive: Neither the Best nor the Worst—Just Average

2015 Chrysler 200 First Drive: Neither the Best nor the Worst—Just Average

Six-figure pickup-truck volumes get all the headlines, but the car market’s real heavy hauler is the mid-size sedan. This segment accounts for a greater percentage of new-car sales than any other, but it’s not just its size that makes it so ferocious. It’s overrun with great offerings that include two 10Besters—the Mazda 6 and Honda Accord—and three of the 10 bestselling vehicles in the U.S. READ MORE ››


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