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.
A study in Switzerland finds that gasoline engines equipped with direct injection systems emit up to 100 times more particulates than diesels engines. Surprise!
An ICCT study says auto makers could easily meet or exceed 2025 CAFE fuel economy standards at modest cost which would more than offset by lower fuel costs.
With the launch of the 61MPG, 129 HP, 1.9L Bluetec 4 cyl. Golf MK7.5, Volkswagen Launches its First New Diesel Since Dieselgate.
The e-booster from Borg Warner uses an electric supercharger to boost torque at low engine speeds until the turbocharger can take over. The company claims 85% more torque at 1500 rpm.
Automakers and oil companies are working together to develop higher octane gasoline for more efficient engines with lower carbon emissions. Expect regular gas to disappear from gas stations in 5 years or so.
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 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,
The proposed EPA budget would slash funds for emissions testing and force automakers to pay for the program. Car makers are not happy.
Honda will fit some models of the 2018 Odyssey with a new 10 speed transmission developed over 6 year for front wheel drive applications.
Fred Smith, CEO of FedEX and co-chair of SAFE has a message for Donald Trump: Fuel economy standards are vital for national security.
The cost of meeting the EPA 2025 CAFE standards will be less than what automakers claim according to a new report from the International Council on Clean Transportation.
Have the automakers won a Pyrrhic victory now that the administration has promised to re-open the midterm review process for CAFE rules?
The Donald will travel to Ypsilanti, Michigan Wednesday for a major announcement. Can anyone guess what it will be regarding?
Why are the top U.S. carmakers so hesitant to increase fuel economy standards?