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Volvo XC90 promises impressive fuel economy

Volvo has recently stated that its all-new 7-passenger Sport Utility Vehicle will be the cleanest and most powerful  SUV in the world. The cause of the vehicle’s low emissions that hover around 60 g/km is due to the automaker’s Drive-E powertrains, and drivers can expect a total output of 400 horsepower from the new 2015 Volvo XC90 SUV’s new plug-in ...

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Chrysler’s 8-speed transmission to save 700 million gallons of fuel

The future of Chrysler Group’s TorqueFlite 8-speed transmission appears to be quite promising. Vehicles equipped with the automatic gearbox are projected to save over 700 million gallons of fuel (approximately 2.6+ billion litres), which rounds up to an estimated $2.5 billion in cost savings. The automaker also expects a reduction of more than 6 million metric tons (6 billion kilograms) ...

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