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BorgWarner net up on demand for fuel-efficient vehicles

(Reuters) - BorgWarner Inc <BWA.N>, maker of automotive turbochargers and emission systems, posted higher-than-expected profit on Thursday as global demand for more fuel-efficient vehicles continued to rise in the second quarter. Full story

AutoNation rolls out Q2 earnings

   Mike Jackson, AutoNation chairman & CEO, discusses the company's quarterly results and shares his thoughts on fuel efficiency and franchise acquisitions.

Ford to update software on hybrids to boost mileage

DEARBORN, Michigan (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co will offer free software updates on its hybrid models to boost their real-world fuel economy and better align with the gas mileage advertised on the window sticker, a company executive said on Tuesday. Full story

America Losing Its Gas Guzzling Ways?

   CNBC's Phil LeBeau explains how more fuel-efficient autos, increased car-sharing, and a growing number of no-car households are all contributing to decreasing traffic nightmares across the nation.

Airbus has successful maiden voyage

   After years of development, Airbus’s A350XWD made its long awaited maiden voyage. The plane was designed to be more fuel-efficient and a to be a direct competitor to Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner. ITV’s Amy Welch reports.

GM to invest $332 million in four sites to build fuel-efficient engines

(Reuters) - General Motors Co <GM.N> said it will invest about $332 million in four manufacturing sites to produce more fuel-efficient engines and transmission systems. Full story

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  4 tips to save money on gas

CNBC’s personal finance expert Sharon Epperson reveals how to save at the pump and get 35% better gas mileage by taking steps like purchasing gas before Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.

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CEO of Daimler Dieter Zetsche stands next to the new S-Class Mercedes presented in Hamburg, Germany, Wednesday, May 15, 2013. The new Mercedes is supposed to have lower fuel consumption and high security standards due to driving assistance.

The 2014 Ford Focus Electic car
The 2014 Ford Focus Electic car

Focus Electric is one of the most fuel-efficient cars in America and has an EPA-estimated rating of 110 MPGe with the capability of traveling up to 76 miles on a single charge and deliver a top speed of up to 84 mph - enough to meet the daily needs of most American drivers.