Fuel Efficiency

California Warns Senate Taking Step to Gut Auto Efficiency Rules - Bloomberg

California Governor Jerry Brown criticized a U.S. Senate bill that aims to simplify auto efficiency standards, warning the measure represents a step …

Climate

We Drive The New VW 2.0T, And Sample The 2018 Tiguan Early

Volkswagen has a new 2.0T, and a lot of confidence in its upcoming small SUV. We drive both, and get a little dirty.

Autos

How Trump policy will affect US carbon emissions, in one graph

America’s progress on carbon is set to stall.<p>Like every country involved in the Paris climate accord, America has pledged specific reductions in its carbon emissions. In addition to its existing goal — 17 percent reductions from 2005 levels by 2020 — the US also pledged to reach 26 to 28 percent …

Climate

The diesel premium in our Jaguar XE quickly pays for itself

Our long-term 2017 Jaguar XE 20d AWD recently returned from a 2,000-mile road trip. My wife and I took a few days to visit her family in Auburn, Alabama, and it was the first real chance anyone has had to stretch the Jaguar's legs outside of Michigan. It was also a good opportunity to see what sort …

Autos

GM accused of cheating on emissions tests for big diesel engines

Everybody loves pickup trucks in America, the bigger the better. And the biggest and baddest GM pickups are often powered by giant Duramax diesel …

Autos

2017 Ford C-Max Hybrid

Falling further behind the curve.<p>Currency in the world of dedicated hybrids—so, gas-electric vehicles sold without a nonelectrified equivalent—is measured in mpg. Despite today’s low gasoline prices, this efficiency figure matters more than ever as a marketing beacon to actually move such metal. …

Trucks

Latitude project aims for improved fuel efficiency and lower emissions

<b>Greener, more efficient vehicles could be developed as part of a research project investigating the use of advanced boosting technology and</b> …

Engineering

Fuel economy rules would decouple “miles traveled” trend from “gas used” trend

But whether those rules are enacted is in jeopardy with Trump and EPA chief Pruitt.<p>If federal fuel economy rules aren’t weakened, US drivers could …

Alternative Fuel

This car gets over 2,700 miles per gallon

When it comes to fuel efficiency, the never-ending quest for more miles-per-gallon isn’t just about squeezing as much distance as possible out of …

Technology

Best New Car Deals for Memorial Day

Memorial Day weekend is known for barbecues, parades, and road trips. But it can also be a great time to buy a new car.<p>The annual advertising blitz …

Trucks

16 Fun-to-Drive Cars That Get 30 MPG or More

Proof that you don't have to drive a boring car to save money on gas.<p>If you want a fun car, but don't want to have to stop for gas all the time, you're actually spoiled for choice. This list features a number of genuinely fun cars that'll get 30 mpg, or better, on the highway, as certified by the …

Trucks

Fuel efficiency causes dip in demand for gasoline

US gasoline demand has been weaker than expected this year, but a growing economy and relatively cheap pump prices have the energy industry expecting record demand again this summer driving season, which should help drain the global oil glut. Gasoline demand in the first two months of 2017 was down …

Oil

Test reveals VW fuel efficiency is down despite emissions fix

A new test has suggested that the fix currently being applied by Volkswagen to diesel cars with built-in emissions-cheating software can have a …

Autos

Diesel Fix Reduces Fuel Economy on European VW Model, Test Shows

CO2 emissions on a VW Touran increased after repair<p>A new test conducted by <i>Autocar</i> raises questions about the repairs Volkswagen is performing on diesel vehicles that emit NOx emissions above legal limits. In its independent testing, the British publication found that a 2013 Volkswagen Touran diesel …

Autos

Volkswagen's Diesel Emissions Fix Lowers Fuel Economy, Claims Real-World Test

Volkswagen’s diesel engines are delivering worse fuel economy because of the dieselgate fix applied to them, suggests an Autocar test.<p>Autocar …

Autos

Automakers Are Realizing Maybe They Don't Want Trump's Deregulation After All

The relationship between U.S. automakers and Donald Trump has been weird from the outset of his presidency. Particularly, auto execs have cozied up …

Donald Trump

Here's How to Improve The Massive Environmental Footprint of Commercial Shipping

How to lessen a necessary evil.<p>Do you wear runners, drink coffee or own a mobile phone? The chances are that these products cruised to you on a ship. …

Sustainability

2017 Lexus ES300h First Drive Review

2017 Lexus ES300h Review – Click above for high resolution image gallery2017 Lexus ES300h Review<b>Car Tested:</b> 2017 Lexus ES300h; <b>Test Location:</b></b> …

Autos

US fleetwide MPG reaches highest level in almost a year

After years of promising gains, fleetwide fuel economy hit a three-year plateau for model years 2014 through 2016. The last few months of 2016 continued this disappointing trend as gas prices mostly remained low and large-vehicle sales remained strong. But 2017 may be the year overall fuel …

Electric Vehicles

U.S. News & World Report

(Choose up to 3 cars)<p>Compare Cars<p>Ranking List | <b>Sort by Scores</b><p>Compare<p>MSRP: $32,065 - $43,265<br>• MPG: 21 City / 31 Hwy<p>#1<p>The fully redesigned 2017 Buick …

Trucks

2017 GMC Canyon Denali review: An expensive chrome trucklet

Let's get one thing out of the way: I like the Canyon and its Chevy Colorado twin a lot; they're "right sized" pickups with a comfortable ride, …

Trucks

New Outboard Motors 2017

This year’s new outboard lineup offers additional zip and pizzazz.<p>The current trends in outboards are more torque, reduced weight, snazzier looks and …

24 Best SUVs with 3 Rows | U.S. News & World Report

(Choose up to 3 cars)<p>Compare Cars<p>Ranking List | <b>Sort by Scores</b><p>Compare<p>MSRP: $25,600 - $45,900<br>• MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy<p>#1<p>The 2017 Kia Sorento is a versatile …

Trucks

Trucking Leaders Pledge to Stay Course on Phase 2 GHG Regs

Government rules on trucking are getting trickier to navigate, especially amid challenges from the Trump administration and variations across the …

Climate

Survey Says: In UK, Price, Fuel Economy More Important Than Green Cred For Car Buyers

Plug-in electric cars in UK (Go Ultra Low)<p>Online motor retailer BuyaCar.co.uk’s latest survey of ~1,000 people is one of those “<i>brings dreams to the</i> …

Electric Vehicles

SUV Review: 2017 Range Rover Sport HSE Td6

Overview<p>2017 Land Rover Range Rover Sport<p>The slightly incongruous melding of a giant luxury ute and a parsimonious diesel engine<p>Pros Fuel economy, …

Trucks

Higher-Octane Gas Coming To U.S. For Fuel Economy Boost

The switch means higher prices at the pump, though.

United States

WestJet orders 10 Dreamliners for longer-range routes

Jets will will have the range and fuel efficiency to serve new destinations in Asia, South America and Europe<p>WestJet Airlines Ltd. has placed a firm …

Airlines

WestJet posts 45% fall in Q1 profit - Article

WestJet Airlines Ltd (WJA.TO) on Tuesday reported a 45 per cent fall in quarterly profit, as higher fuel costs squeezed margins.<p>The company's net …

Airlines

Which Premium Truck Performs Best as a Daily Driver?

<i></i><i><br>By Aaron Bragman</i>Living with a half-ton luxury pickup truck isn't terribly difficult. These premium rigs can cost $60,000 to $80,000 and come with …

Trucks