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Natural Resources Canada unveiled the most fuel-efficient vehicles in 2012

The most fuel-efficient vehicles now take the road to help Canadians save on fuel costs and reduce emissions of greenhouse gas emissions. The Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Natural Resources, today announced the winners of the 2012 ecoENERGY for vehicle of the Government of Canada, which are awarded to the most fuel-efficient new vehicles sold in Canada in 10 categories. Ratings fuel consumption of all vehicles of model year 2012 are now posted on the website of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) vehicules.rncan.gc.ca address.

"These builders vehicles offer the most advanced technologies to help motorists reduce the country's emissions of their greenhouse gas emissions, stated Minister Oliver. The fuel consumption ratings for vehicles provide Canadians with the means to make informed decisions to reduce the fuel costs while giving a boost to the environment. "

Award winners:

    Two places: Honda CR-Z (former? Quo)

    Two places: smart fortwo (former? Quo)

    Subcompact Mitsubishi i-MiEV

    Compact: Chevrolet Volt

    Intermediate: Nissan LEAF

    Large sedan: Hyundai Sonata

    Family: Toyota Prius v

    Truck: Toyota Tacoma

    Special Purpose Vehicle: Ford Escape Hybrid

    Van: Mazda5

    Box truck: Ford Transit Connect Van

Transportation is a major source of emissions of greenhouse gas emissions in Canada, and personal vehicles account for more than half of the energy consumption is associated. The ecoENERGY program for vehicles supports the government's commitment to reduce Canada's total emissions of greenhouse gas emissions in Canada by 17% by 2020 - a harmonized target with that of the United States.

Consumers can compare fuel consumption and emissions of carbon new car models and light trucks sold in Canada dioxide using the tool evaluation of fuel consumption online NRCan. This handy tool allows Canadians to search for vehicles by category, model, type of transmission or fuel and sort the results by model, fuel efficiency or emissions of carbon dioxide.

Since the beginning of the month, you can procurerle Fuel Consumption Guide 2012, which contains information on the fuel consumption of new light vehicles sold in Canada. It is found in most dealerships new vehicles, registration of vehicles offices, offices of the Canadian Automobile Association and branches of credit unions participating at the scale of the country.

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