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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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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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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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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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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

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Subaru BRZ, Scion FR-S rated by EPA, results are 'meh'

The Toyobaru twins get reasonable EPA fuel economy estimates, but we expected better results from their novel D-4S powered boxer engine.

By March 21, 2012

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California EPA to appeal ruling that blocks low-carbon rules

Judge rules that state's landmark low-carbon fuel rules discriminate against out-of-state ethanol providers because they consider impact of transporting fuel to California.

By December 30, 2011

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Republicans launch bill to ax EPA carbon rules

Republicans in the House and Senate are seeking to permanently block the EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. The Obama administration has said it would veto such a bill.

By March 3, 2011

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EPA approves new air conditioning refrigerant

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced final approval of HFO-1234yf, a new, "greener" air conditioning refrigerant for vehicles.

By March 2, 2011