The German car industry, led by Volkswagen, has been busy trying to convince European regulators to soften future emissions requirements. It seems their plan is working.
Mazda has introduced a new gasoline engine at the Tokyo motor show that operates much like a diesel, giving greater torque, better fuel economy and lower emissions.
Sergio Marchionne says electric cars will make carbon emissions worse, not better. What is this man smoking?
The German automakers want to slow down tougher emissions rules for diesel cars because they have lower carbon dioxide emissions and besides, nobody really wants to buy electric cars. Neither is true.
One of two VW Engineers to plead guilty for their role in the Volkswagen Diesel emissions scandal has been sentenced to serious prison time.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel Talks Tough on Diesel, ICE Phase-out just days after “diesel summit” to save diesel engined cars.
Continental says its new 48 volt electrically heated catalytic converter can lower diesel emissions from NOx by 60%.
France has announced a plan to ban the sale of cars with internal combustion engines by 2040 as part of its commitment to the goals of the Paris climate accords.
New Water-cooled Exhaust Manifold technology from Volkswagen and Honda means More Power, Less Emissions from new internal combustion engines.
A study in Switzerland finds that gasoline engines equipped with direct injection systems emit up to 100 times more particulates than diesels engines. Surprise!
A report by the Center for Automotive Research at the University of Duisberg-Essen in Germany predicts the market for new cars in China will exceed 30 million vehicles a year by 2025 and it expects EV sales to make up 30% of that figure. In 2016, EV sales in China amounted to 2.1% of sales. While […]
The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers has reversed course. Instead of a frontal assault on auto emissions rules, it says it can meet the requirements of the Obama administration if it just has a little more time.
Ford has unveiled the first hybrid police cruiser, a beefed up version of the Fusion Hybrid specially prepared to survive the rigors of police work,
California will continue to move toward higher vehicle emission standards even as the Trump administration kicks and screams in protest
Chinese authorities have embarked on a plan to remove all 67,000 fossil fueled taxis from the streets of Beijing to fight chronic air pollution.
The US DOJ has indicted 6 Volkswagen mid level executives for fraud and other violations that carry penalties of up to 20 years in jail. The DOJ is clearly hoping those 6 will lead them to others higher on the Volkswagen corporate ladder.