Browsing the "Fossil fuels" Category

Volkswagen Poised To Abandon Diesel Engines Entirely

June 21st, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Volkswagen may be preparing to abandon diesel engines entirely as it plans how to meet future emissions standards. German authorities have also announced a probe of all members of the Volkswagen board over suspected stock manipulation.


BMW: 6 Cylinders, 4 Turbos, No Waiting.

May 17th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

BMW will offer its largest car, the 7 Series sedan, with a 4 turbo diesel engine starting in June. The car is more powerful but uses less fuel than the current car.


Koch Brothers Want To Kill The Electric Car – Again

February 20th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

The Koch Brothers are not happy that anyone but them should get government subsidies and they want to put a stop to it - just as long as it doesn't endanger the billions in government subsidies that benefit them.


Diesel Dilemma Defies Description In Deutschland

February 5th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

The European parliament has passed a new law approving real world emissions testing of diesel powered vehicles. It allows manufacturers to exceed the prescribed limit for nitrous oxide emissions by a factor of two.


China, Coal, And Electric Automobiles

January 28th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

China has poisoned its skies by burning coal to make electricity. It is in the midst of a massive campaign to convince people to drive electric cars, but some say it should clean up its electrical grid first.



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