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2014 Was A Good Year For Cleaner, Greener, More Efficient Cars

By Stephen Edelstein 422 views Dec 31, 2014 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter 2014 Chevrolet Volt Enlarge Photo With the year all but wound down, it's an appropriate time to look back and take stock of what's been achieved over the past 12 months. So how did 2014 measure up in terms of boosting vehicle fuel efficiency and reducing emissions? DON'T MISS: In Just One Year, Electric Cars Have Gotten Cleaner: How'd They Do That? According to the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) advocacy group, it was a very good year indeed. In a summary blog post , the NRDC says tightening fuel-efficiency standards and increased electric-car adoption made 2014 particularly green. 2015 Ford Fiesta Enlarge Photo The group cites Environmental Protection Agency data showing record new-car average fuel economy of 24.1 mpg for 2013 models (the most recent with available data)...

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