This week’s edition of the Gas2 Week in Review looked at several stories where technological advancements caught our readers’ attention.
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Climate change is causing extremes called weather whiplash and nitrate runoff into rivers. Inorganic fertilizers are to blame.
California will continue to move toward higher vehicle emission standards even as the Trump administration kicks and screams in protest
Why are the top U.S. carmakers so hesitant to increase fuel economy standards?
A new report indicates that fossil fuel dependence will lessen significantly by 2015 due to EVs and PVs.
The Mercedes’ Super Bowl ad is fun and self-deprecating, but it fails to hold Baby Boomers accountable for their role in climate change.
How do Super Bowl commercials use cars to describe our American identities in troubled times?
On June 2, Scotland’s parliament voted to impose a moratorium on fracking within the country. The vote was 32 – 29. The narrow margin of victory for the anti-fracking measure came as the result of a united effort by three of Scotland’s political parties — the Scottish Greens, the Liberal Democrats, and the Labour Party.
Kia has a brand new Optima hybrid with an efficient diesel engine in the works, but don’t expect it in the U.S. anytime soon.
One car dealership advocate believes that Elon Musk’s direct sales model will eventually supplant the traditional dealership model.
Consumer Reports calls the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive hatchback the least-efficient electric car on the market. Ouch.
Audi is the first auto maker in the world to do a full on public road test of traffic jam assistance technology.
The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid EPA rated 47 miles per gallon has been out since October 2013 but people who want them in the US can’t find them to buy them.
Some of the top names in Hollywood are driving the Tesla Model S these days, but who are these stars and starlets?
Lincoln is introducing “Essence of Lincoln”, a unique scent that the company hopes will embody “upscale well-being” for customers in their showrooms.
Over the past few weeks GM’s Mark Reuss has been doing the rounds reinforcing that the Cadillac ELR is not GM’s answer to Tesla.
It takes about seven days to construct a Supercharger, which explains why there are now over 100 Superchargers across North America.
Jaguar’s Smart Assistant car technology, for better or worse, is undoubtedly a sign of things to come in the world of autonomous cars.
For Tesla drivers in China, electric vehicle chargers are few and far between. One Chinese businessman is looking to change that.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has revealed a study that suggests that in 20 years cars won’t resemble what we drive now.