Fuel Efficiency

Op-ed: On fuel efficiency, automakers need to walk the walk

In 2009, then-President Barack Obama entered into a historic bailout agreement with the U.S. auto manufacturers pursuant to which the auto companies …

Climate

5 great reasons why Isuzu is the best for your business

Business needs to be moved, and here are five key reasons why Isuzu is the perfect partner that can help you move your business forward.

Philippines

EPA Fuel Economy Variance Worst Performers: Real-World Fuel Economy Losers

Motor Trend’s Real MPG tests highlights which cars have much worse fuel economy than the EPA tests<p>Car shoppers rely on the EPA’s fuel economy estimates to predict what their fuel bills will be on a prospective new car, but how reliable are those numbers plastered on every new car’s window sticker? …

Trucks

EPA Approves Fix for Older Volkswagen Polluting Diesel Vehicles

Volkswagen said Thursday that federal regulators have approved its long-awaited fix for more than 326,000 vehicles affected by its diesel emissions …

Consumer Reports

Trump administration may freeze fuel economy standards

Six months after the Obama administration tried to lock in fuel efficiency standards that would require new vehicles to average 49.7 miles per gallon …

Obama Administration

Fuel Economy

2017 BMW 3-series | Fuel Economy Review<p>Fuel Economy Rating:<p>Four-cylinder 3-series cars, in particular, are surprisingly fuel-efficient conveyances. Their EPA fuel-economy estimates are near the top of the class and can easily be eclipsed in real-world driving. Even the six-cylinder models are …

Trucks

Goldman Sachs warns oil demand could peak by 2024 on fuel efficiency, electric cars

Global oil demand could peak as early as 2024 if there are more efficiency gains in vehicles, greater market penetration by electric cars, lower …

Oil

Panic Over For Europe's Diesel Makers As Mild-Hybrid Technology Comes To The Rescue

European auto makers look like riding out the current panic over diesel engine health risks, fighting off a clamour for action by politicians and environmentalists, and despite some worrying projections by investment bankers.<p>New “mild-hybrid” technology will quickly fill the gap left by diesel’s …

Electric Vehicles

A New Fuel-Efficient and Fast Yacht from Amer

The Italian-designed and built Amer 94 yacht offers speed, fuel efficiency, and a unique five-stateroom layout.<p>The new <b>Amer 94</b>, the latest in <b>Amer</b> …

Here's How Many Boeing Planes Are On Order - and the Average Price of Each

Via <b>Rich Duprey</b> at Motley Fool here are the number of each family of planes that Boeing is building each month, their order backlog, and the average …

Airlines

How to Choose a Fuel-Efficient New Car

One would think that if we bought vehicles based on fuel economy, the roads would be filled with economy cars. But it doesn't work that way. After …

Electric Vehicles

First Look: 2018 Jaguar E-Pace

The internet jeered Porsche for introducing the Cayenne in 2003. Keyboard experts (myself included) were <i>sure</i> that this affront to traditional, …

Trucks

2017 Jaguar XF 20d Diesel AWD

Growls more than it leaps.<p>The original Jaguar XF’s character rested largely in its design statement—it established the look that has since spread to the compact XE and the large XJ—more than anything that was happening under the hood. In fact, it seemed Jaguar wasn’t too sure what belonged there, …

Autos

Emission standards carbon tax: Fashion not fuel efficiency driving car-buyers

Fuel efficiency was not a deciding factor when Collin Phillips bought his new car.<p>The deciding factor when he bought his brand new Mercedes Benz …

Mercedes-Benz

Musk bags first Model 3, as Australia implodes over car emission standards

Australia’s push-me pull-you approach to electric vehicle adoption is again on display, after claims that the federal government was proposing …

Electric Vehicles

Energy Department issues $19 million for electric car research

The Energy Department announced $19.4 million on Wednesday for projects meant to speed the development of electric vehicles, even as President Trump …

Electric Vehicles

Car carbon tax 'as likely as Elvis comeback'

A senior minister says the Turnbull government can 'absolutely' rule out a so-called carbon tax on cars and has called on Labor to do the …

Climate

Phony 'carbon tax' car debate highlights the sad state of our media and politics

Some days you really do have to wonder: what chance is there of sensible policy being created in this country? Particularly when it comes to doing …

Climate

Raised automaker fines for fuel economy shortfalls under review by DoT

The Trump administration is considering easing fines proposed by Obama-era regulators for automakers that fail to meet tougher fuel economy …

Economy

9 still-unsigned NBA free agents who should be bargains

NBA free agency is now a week old, and almost all the big names are off the board. So are some lesser names — even those with stunningly large contracts.<p>But plenty of talented players are still around. This list doesn’t focus on the Kentavious Caldwell-Popes, the Tony Allens or even the Jonathon …

NBA

Volvo, Tesla, France spell doom for combustion engines, but Trump pumps up gas

<b>(CNN) —</b> Combustion engines choked this week.<p>Tesla announced plans to start rolling out its Model 3, which is supposed to be the electric car for the masses. Volvo announced a moral decision to move away from combustion-only engines by 2019. And the French government announced its effort to ban the …

Elon Musk

CAR REVIEW: Jaguar XE R-Sport

Jaguar’s smallest saloon has a big fight on its hands in a marketplace where rivals include high-quality offerings from BMW, Audi and Mercedes.<p>In the …

Autos

Why it’s wrong to assume air travel is greener than car travel

I take some exception to Sam Denby’s “Five Myths: Air travel” [Outlook, June 25]. It claimed that Lufthansa’s flight from Frankfurt to Washington gets 89 miles per gallon per passenger. Fair enough; but it also claimed that FiveThirtyEight’s assumption of cars getting 44 mpg is “absurd.” If we …

Opinion

All New Volvo Models To Be Electrified Beginning In 2019

<b>DETROIT (WWJ)</b> – Volvo Cars is making a big bet on electrified vehicles.<p>The Swedish automaker, which describes the decision as “one of the most …

Transportation

Why oil demand will keep rising, even if we all buy Teslas

When looking at oil demand, oil market analysts focus overwhelmingly on passenger vehicles.<p>One of the hottest debates today is over the prospect of peak oil demand: whether or not electric vehicles along with general trends towards more fuel efficiency will ultimately lead to a peak and decline of …

Oil

Automobile sales at all-time high

Automobile sales records are being broken across Canada on a monthly basis this year with first-half sales topping the one-million mark for the first …

Canadian News

Trucks drive through the energy-efficiency policy gap

The world's leading energy body is calling for countries to do more to regulate heavy goods vehicles and trucks, which have lagged behind cars in …

Oil

Used Truck Purchase Checklist

When it comes to <b>used trucks in Paris TX</b> or other localities, there are several factors you need to consider. Even though you can save a good deal of …

Trucks

Commission eyes fuel efficiency rules for trucks as road transport looks set to grow

Europe lags behind the major world economies in regulating fuel efficiency standards for the fast-growing truck transport sector and the Commission …

Energy

Will Fuel Efficient Vehicles Decimate Oil Demand?

The Age of Tesla has prompted many prognostications on the end of oil.<p>Change in size of global vehicle fleet and miles driven are primary influencers …

Electric Vehicles