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A look inside the EPA's contentious MPG ratings (CNET On Cars, Episode 14)

You don't seem to buy MPG ratings anymore; we'll look into how they are done. We also drive the 2013 Audi S7, find out what happened to the hidden headlight, and list the Top 5 reasons for self-driving cars.

By March 24, 2013

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Apple names former EPA admin as environmental officer

Apple's hired Lisa Jackson, the former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, to oversee its environmental efforts.

By May 28, 2013

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Have your ashes dropped from near space to return as snow

A new company called Mesoloft will rocket your ashes to near space, where they will likely traverse the globe before becoming the seeds of raindrops and snowflakes.

By October 17, 2014

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How the EPA does (and doesn't do) MPG tests

A lot of people are skeptical of EPA mileage ratings these days. Here's a quick primer on what's behind them.

By March 27, 2013

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Episode 14, EPA Mileage Ratings Explained

A look inside the EPA's mileage ratings, we check the tech in the 2013 Audi S7 and lay out the Top 5 reasons for self-driving cars.

By March 26, 2013

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Citroen concept refits C4 Cactus production model for 118 mpg

Developing new technologies to maximize fuel economy, the French carmaker shows how it can make its standard C4 Cactus model achieve over 100 mpg.

By October 2, 2014

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New Volvo XC90 to double down on power, efficiency

The 2016 XC90's plug-in hybrid drivetrain will offer a huge amount of power, and excellent fuel economy.

By July 10, 2014

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Honda Fit EV takes top EPA fuel economy spot

Honda announced the EPA fuel economy and range numbers for its Fit EV today, the rating of 118 MPG equivalent making it the most fuel-efficient production car available.

By June 6, 2012

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How to clean up a broken CFL bulb

Got a shattered CFL on your hands? Worried about mercury? Don't panic -- we'll show you how to clean it up safely and dispose of it responsibly.

By June 23, 2014

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EPA rates range of 300-mile Tesla Model S at 265 miles

In a blog post today, Tesla revealed that that under the EPA's new five-cycle testing procedure, the top-end Model S achieved a range of 265 miles.

By May 9, 2012