U.S. new-vehicle buyers gravitated toward more fuel-efficient models in October, but light trucks accounted for a higher share of the mix to keep the industry’s overall efficiency rating unchanged from September. In the first official month of the ’10 model year, U.S. auto makers recorded a Ward’s Fuel Economy Index rating of 22.1 mpg (10.6 L/100 km) for light vehicles, up 3.4% from year-ago. Related document: Ward’s Fuel Economy Index Cars earned a 25.2 rating, up 0.7% from ...

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