Global Automakers

Members Lead "Most Fuel Efficient Vehicles" List

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March 15, 2011

WASHINGTON, DC, MARCH 15, 2011 – Members of the Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) took eight of the top ten spots on the TrueCar.com’s ranking of most fuel efficient vehicles.  Honda, Hyundai, and Toyota models led the list.  Nine of the ten vehicles listed were hybrids except for the Hyundai Elantra.

“The presence of a non-hybrid vehicle on the list reveals how far conventional gasoline powered cars have come and demonstrates that when considering how to advance the nation’s environmental and energy goals, good public policy should encourage advancement across a wide variety of technologies," said President and CEO Michael J. Stanton.

TrueCar.com’s Listing of Most Fuel Efficient Vehicles:
 
• Toyota Prius
• Lexus CT 200h
• Honda Insight
• Honda Civic Hybrid
• Lincoln MKZ Hybrid
• Chevrolet Volt
• Lexus HS
• Honda CR-Z
• Hyundai Elantra
• Toyota Camry Hybrid 

TrueCar.com is a Santa Monica, Calif. research and forecasting company.  The company ranked current model year vehicles based on fuel economy and cost of gas, and 15,000 miles driven annually.

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The Association of Global Automakers represents international motor vehicle manufacturers, original equipment suppliers, and other automotive-related trade associations. We work with industry leaders, legislators, and regulators to create the kind of public policy that improves vehicle safety, encourages technological innovation, and protects our planet. Our goal is to foster a competitive environment in which more vehicles are designed and built to enhance Americans’ quality of life. For more information, visit www.globalautomakers.org.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Annemarie Pender
202.650.5548 | apender@globalautomakers.org

 

 

 

 

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