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January 7, 2021

For first time in 5 years, gas mileage down

  • Of the 14 major automakers, only Tesla, Honda and Subaru met emissions standards for the 2019 model year.
  • By TOM KRISHER
    AP Auto Writer

    DETROIT — A new government report says gas mileage for new vehicles dropped and pollution increased in model year 2019 for the first time in five years.

    The mileage increase comes as Americans continue to buy SUVs and trucks, and shift away from more efficient vehicles.


     
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