A pair of Environmental Protection Agency indices released last week suggest there is a neck-and-neck race for which car is the king of green in the U.S. The EPA’s 2005 Fuel Economy Guide for the ’05 model year hails the Honda Insight as the most fuel-efficient vehicle in the U.S. on its annual Top 10 list, while the much higher-volume Prius (49,000 units in model-year ’04 vs. Insight’s 691) rings in at a close second. Both vehicles are hybrids and achieve better than 60 mpg (3.9 L/100 km) ...

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