Studies Conclude Car Ownership Is On The Decline

Reports from two different, respected institutions have been making waves in the automotive world for coming to the same conclusion; America, and the world, are past the point of automotive saturation, and rather than seeing sales expand, in a few short decades the auto industry could experience a massive contraction to the tune of tens of millions of units.

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Average Fuel Economy Rose Almost 3 MPG In 4 Years

Thanks to a combination of rising gas prices, new government regulations, and a revitalized auto industry, the average fuel economy of American cars has risen by 2.9 MPG in since 2008. This fuel economy turnaround is good news for the country, and the auto industry, which for decades has been weary of selling a car on the merits of its gas mileage.

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Eaton Developing $500 Home CNG Station

Natural gas could be an important stepping stone in America’s quest to develop domestic energy. The problem right now is that natural gas filling stations are expensive and the home models can take 12 hours to fill your car. But major auto parts maker Eaton could bring a much cheaper filling unit to consumers homes in the next few years.

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Japan’s Tokai University Wins Australian World Solar Challenge… Again

The Veolia World Solar Challenge in Australia came to an end on when Tokai University’s Tokai Challenger crossed the finish line in Adelaide. Despite a number of unexpected setbacks, the former champions claimed their second consecutive title.

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