Browsing the "Fuel economy" Tag

Ford F 150 Story Is Inaccurate. Updated

June 16th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

40% of Ford F 150 trucks fall short of EPA fuel economy and emissions standards. F Series trucks account for one half of Ford profits in North America.

CR Tests Show No Advantage In Premium Gas

May 27th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Consumer Reports recently tested two cars from manufacturers who recommend premium gas. It tested them thoroughly and found no loss or performance or fuel economy when using regular gas instead.

Elio Motors Forms Partnership With Linamar Corp

May 18th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Elio Motors has formed a new partnership with Canada's Linamar Corp to help produce its proprietary high efficiency three cylinder engine for automotive, marine, and industrial applications.

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.

Will The Pickup Truck Boom Last?

May 9th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Pickup truck sales are booming and so are profits. Manufacturers are making plans to boost production. But are we beginning to see the beginning of "peak pickup" in America

EV Drivers Prefer SUVs New Study Shows

April 27th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

A new study from shows that more people are trading in a EV for an SUV than at this time last year. As long as the price of gasoline is kept unnaturally low through subsidies, EVs face tough going in the marketplace.

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