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fuel consumption

The using of fuel by an engine or power plant; the rate of this consumption measured (e.g., in liters, gallons, or pounds per unit of time).
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The groups maintain there should no exemptions for any size or model of car or light truck from fuel efficiency standards and suggest that the separate fuel efficiency standards for cars and light trucks be phased out over a five-year period and replaced with a single fleet-wide standard.
Generally speaking, an engine's duty cycle, or how hard an engine is working, will influence the relative fuel efficiency of the machine," says Bruce Farrar, manager of off-highway communications for engine maker Cummins Inc.
This approach delivers optimal fuel efficiency over a wide range of driving conditions, resulting in real-world improvements in fuel economy that drivers will appreciate.
Qualifying Fuel Efficiency Guarantee machine models are provided a free, three-year.
Fuel costs continue to be one of the most significant operating expenses owners face today Volvo Construction Equipment continues to maximize operator fuel savings with advancements in product development and technology and is reinforcing this dedication with an expansion of its Fuel Efficiency Guarantee program.
has set a new target of 30 percent improvement in fuel efficiency for its global vehicle fleet by 2020, representing a 50 percent increase over the original goal.
dependence on foreign oil, a laudable goal that improved fuel efficiency will do far more to accomplish than Romney's embrace of the treadworn "Drill, Baby, Drill" strategy.
Prime Minister's Office sets fresh standards for raising auto fuel efficiency by 20- 25%
A new report released by Goodyear reveals that despite efforts to improve fuel efficiency, 1 in 7 European road hauliers predict they will be out of business within eight years unless drastic developments are made to improve fleet fuel efficiency.
New plan calls for top-of-industry fuel efficiency in every vehicle class within 3 years
3-liter gasoline engine and an idling-stop system to be launched in Japan later this month has achieved the highest-level fuel efficiency of 26.
A fuel efficiency standard of 60 miles per gallon for automobiles would save New Hampshire residents $473 million at the gas pump and cut oil use in the state by 197 million gallons, according to a newly released analysis.