U.S. consumers purchased fewer new high-mileage cars in September, causing the largest month-to-month fall in fuel efficiency in the last 24 months. The result was a telltale 4.5% downturn in Ward’s Fuel Economy Index, the largest monthly falloff since the index, which measures the average miles-per-gallon per light- vehicle sold, began in September 2007. Related document: Ward’s Fuel Economy Index Without the government “Cash for Clunkers” program in place, which caused ...

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