The computers needed to make autonomous cars possible require so much power, they actually reduce overall efficiency and fuel economy. Is that a problem?
Browsing the "Fuel economy" Tag
A report from Fleet News screams that plug-in hybrids get lousy fuel economy and have higher carbon emissions than diesel cars. The sky is falling! We must run and tell the king!
I spent last week going through my daily routine of dropping off kiddos at school, heading to work, and driving home- all without leaving Oak Park, of course- behind the wheel of a Crush Blue 2017 Toyota Prius Two Eco. I did this in order to gain a bit more perspective on how a modern […]
New Water-cooled Exhaust Manifold technology from Volkswagen and Honda means More Power, Less Emissions from new internal combustion engines.
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.
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.
The articles on this week’s Gas2 Week in Review that really caught our readers’ attention primarily seemed to focus on ways that the auto industry and investments intersected.
Honda will fit some models of the 2018 Odyssey with a new 10 speed transmission developed over 6 year for front wheel drive applications.
Have the automakers won a Pyrrhic victory now that the administration has promised to re-open the midterm review process for CAFE rules?
Donald Trump is set to give a major speech to the automotive industry in Michigan today. He is expected to announce that the midterm review of CAFE standards will be extended one year.
How will global demands for motorcycle fuel efficiency affect the motorcycle marketplace?
Sport utility vehicles are generally known as comfortable, spacious family transportation. The Tesla Model X ranked #1 in a Consumer Reports test of fuel-efficient SUVs. Is it worth the entry $88,000 price?
What’s happening in air transportation to reduce carbon emissions?
Ford EV sales jumped 38% in 2016, led by strong sales for the Fusion Energi. CEO Mark Fields says no one wants to buy electrified cars. Does he have a clue what is happening with EV sales at his own company?
Why are the top U.S. carmakers so hesitant to increase fuel economy standards?
The Association of Automobile Manufacturers is lying to the American public again, blaming CAFE fuel economy regulations for the high cost of new cars rather than their own greed.
Want a family sedan that can travel long distances without stopping to refuel? Here are the ten gasoline powered cars in America with the longest range.
The Kia Niro Hybrid crossover SUV is so good, you could easily forget it is a hybrid. It is stylish and fun to drive. And, oh yeah, it also gets fantastic gas mileage.
Oil prices shot up recently after oil producing nations agreed to cut global production of oil. Gasoline prices will surely follow with USA Today predicting gas will hit $3 a gallon by spring.
The 2017 Honda CR-V is has the highest fuel economy ratings in its class. It will be in showrooms early next year.