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U.S. NAFTA demands “not viable” according to Mexican Economy Minister

Workers assemble a Fiat 500 in Toluca, MexicoThe Trump administration’s proposal to require 50 percent of the value of vehicles to be produced in the U.S. remains a hotly contested sticking point in ongoing NAFTA negotiations. Mexico’s Economy Minister, Idelfonso Guajardo, underscored that point in front of reporters on Wednesday, after emerging from several meetings with…
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Redesigned 2018 Jeep Wrangler to boast improved fuel economy

2018 Jeep WranglerThe all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler may still have boxy styling that flashes back to World War II, but its fuel economy will improve substantially. Roadshow dug up the 2018 Wrangler’s fuel economy figures, which were posted to the EPA’s website. The figures released for the Wrangler with a 3.6-liter V-6 reveal 17 mpg city, 23 highway, 19 combined with…
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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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