UPDATE 1-US autos lose to foreign cars for best fuel mileage


(Adds comments from Energy Secretary, EPA chief, background on vehicle mileage requirements) By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Toyota's Rav4 ranks as the most fuel-efficient sport utility vehicle, and Chrysler's Voyager and Dodge Caravan are tied for the best gas mileage in minivans for the 2003 model year, the U.S. government said on Tuesday. U.S. automakers mostly lost to foreign competitors in making the best fuel-efficient cars and SUVs for the 2003 model year, but ...

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