Motorsports

Electric GT racing

Electric GT Tesla P100D Screams To 60 In 2.1 Seconds

Published on January 17th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

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The Electric GT Championship racing series took the wraps off its spec racing competition car at the Autosport International 2017 show in Birmingham, England last week. The series, announced last fall, was originally designed to feature [&hellip... Read More


Engines

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Next Mazda SkyActive Engine Will Have No Sparkplugs

Published on January 16th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

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Mazda has developed a new range of compression ignition gasoline engines it says will improve fuel economy by 30% while lowering emissions. The first use of the new HCCI engine will be in the Mazda 3 in 2018. ... Read More


Fossil fuels

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Mass AG, ExxonMobil locked in titanic courtroom battle

Published on January 15th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

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Maura Healey, attorney general of Massachusetts and ExxonMobil are locked in a fierce legal battle. Healey says ExxonMobil knew of the connection between climate change and foosil fuels 40 years ago but lied to cover up its knowledge... Read More


Diesel

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EPA Accuses Chrysler Of Diesel Emissions Cheating

Published on January 13th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

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The EPA accuses Chrysler of using software to shut down pollution controls on its diesel engines, allowing them to emit higher than permitted levels of ntirous oxides. Chrysler vehemently denies the allegations. ... Read More


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