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On the heels of America’s auto industry growing by over 3% in April 2016, a report from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute says the average fuel economy of those vehicles dipped slightly from the month of March.

Given the rise in sales of SUV and trucks, this should surprise no one except amoebas living under a rock.

Average light-duty vehicle fuel economy for vehicles purchased in April was 25.2 miles per gallon, down from 25.3 mpg in March. This is still better than the 25.0 mpg recorded in December, but down from the 25.8 mpg recorded in August 2014, right before the oil price crash.

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Surges In SUV And Pickup Sales Indicates Americans Probably Don't Give A Crap About Being Green

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