Washington, D.C. – The Ford Motor Company and Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America Inc. have been named Energy Star award winners by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The two companies were the only automakers named to the list, which highlights 74 organizations noted for reducing greenhouse gas emissions through energy efficiency.

“EPA applauds these organizations for preserving our environment and our energy resources,” said EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson. “Whether you are running a business or a school, these energy all-stars prove a brighter future starts with each of us.”

The award winners were selected from over 12,000 organizations that partner in the Energy Star program. The program was introduced by the EPA in 1992 as a voluntary market-based partnership to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Both Ford and Toyota were named for the Energy Star Award for Sustained Excellence.

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