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.
What is the Difference Between Gas and Diesel Engines? You can find the answer to that little-known question in this instructional video!
Following in the footsteps of France, the British government is proposing to ban all cars and light trucks with internal combustion engines after 2040.
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.
By changing the shape of its trucks’ pistons, the New Volvo Wave Piston boosts Diesel Power while increasing MPG and cutting emissions.
230 police officers descended on 11 Daimler offices in a continuing criminal probe of suspected diesel cheating.
Volvo Quits Diesel development. The Chinese-owned company now Shifts its Focus to electrification and hybridization for the future.
With the launch of the 61MPG, 129 HP, 1.9L Bluetec 4 cyl. Golf MK7.5, Volkswagen Launches its First New Diesel Since Dieselgate.
California expects to raise $5.2 billion a year from a combination of higher gas tax,. diesel tax, and electric car fees to fix its crumbling transportation infrastructure.
The diesel emissions scandal that rocked Volkswagen to the tune of tens of billions of dollars last year continues to send shock waves throughout the company. VW has all but cancelled its entire diesel vehicle line-up, its subsidiary, Audi, has cancelled its all-conquering LeMans program, and now, rumor are swirling that Volkswagen will sell off […]
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 […]
Diesel powered cars have fallen out of favor with European drivers. Sales in Norway have plunged from 75% to less than 25% of the new car market and are falling fast.
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.
Some Volkswagen TDI owners are trying to stick it to the company by stripping their cars before the company buys them back. A federal judge has warned that doing so could have consequences.
Volkswagen has created a new website entitled Electrify America where people and institutions can make suggestions about how the first $400,000 it is required to invest in electric car infrastructure as part of the diesel cheating settlement reached with state and federal officials. The comment section closes January 16.
The mayors of four major world cities have announced plans to ban diesel powered vehicles from the streets of their cities by the year 2025.
It stands to reason that Formula E, the world’s only open wheel racing series that uses electric race cars, would want the electricity that charges the batteries in those cars to be as green as possible. Oddly enough, Formula E uses two large diesel generators mounted in a shipping container for easy portability for that […]