France Plans to Ditch Diesel

France Plans to Ditch Diesel
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When it comes to vehicular fuels two giants come to mine: gasoline and diesel. The former is dominant on this side of the Atlantic while the latter is extremely popular in the old world. Despite this the French government has plans to slowly phase out diesel for use in passenger cars. Continue Reading...

Real-World CAFE Performance Exceeds NHTSA Targets

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Real-World CAFE Performance Exceeds NHTSA Targets
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Corporate Average Fuel Economy, CAFE for short, is a series of regulations designed to improve the efficiency of vehicles sold in the United States. Automakers will be required to average 54.5 miles per gallon by the year 2025. Continue Reading...

Finalists for ‘Green Car of the Year’ Announced

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Finalists for ‘Green Car of the Year’ Announced
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The folks at Green Car Journal have just released their list of finalists for the 2015 Green Car of the Year award. The group includes a surprising diversity of vehicles from several manufacturers. Continue Reading...

Top 10 ‘Forbidden Fruits’ of the 2014 Paris Motor Show

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Top 10 ‘Forbidden Fruits’ of the 2014 Paris Motor Show
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Car companies are pretty clever. A lot of time, research and money gets spent before a new product is created. Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2015 Audi A8 L TDI quattro Tiptronic

Five-Point Inspection: 2015 Audi A8 L TDI quattro Tiptronic
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The A8 is Audi’s flagship model, sitting at the top of its core lineup. Serving a diversity of luxury customers, the car is offered in two different wheelbases with a variety of engine options. There’s a supercharged V6, two flavors of twin-turbocharged V8 and even an exotic W12. Continue Reading...

Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon Dealer Arrival Begins

Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon Dealer Arrival Begins
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Good news midsize pickup fans! GM just announced its latest entries in the segment, the all-new Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon, are shipping to dealers starting today. Continue Reading...

Why are Diesels More Efficient Than Gasoline Engines?

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Why are Diesels More Efficient Than Gasoline Engines?
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Diesel. To many American drivers the “D” word is something of a mystery. It’s associated with construction equipment, tractor trailers and hillbillies “rollin’ coal” in their modified pickups, spewing more black smoke than a burning pile of used tires. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Most Fuel-Efficient Non-Hybrid Family Sedans

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Top 10 Most Fuel-Efficient Non-Hybrid Family Sedans
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  Midsize sedans are a big deal; this segment is one of the most important in the automotive industry. Corporate fortunes are won or lost on the backs of these versatile, hard-working cars. Continue Reading...

Trident Iceni is a Diesel Powered British Sports Car

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Trident Iceni is a Diesel Powered British Sports Car
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  Diesel engines can power for more than just tractor trailers or farm implements; they even have a place in performance vehicles. This may be an unlikely sounding combination but  British sports-car brand Trident may be on to something. Continue Reading...

Most Researched Cars of the Week: April 20 – 26

Most Researched Cars of the Week: April 20 – 26
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This week, the most researched cars in AutoGuide.com’s new car shopping section included trucks, sedans and even a station wagon. The Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is something of a dark horse in the pickup truck world these days. Currently, it is the only half-ton pickup truck available with a diesel engine. That won’t be true too… Continue Reading...

Audi A3 Sportback Returns to America as Diesel-Only

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When it comes to cars, pretty much all automotive journalists lust after diesel-powered, rear-wheel-drive station wagons with manual transmissions. Believe it or not, Audi is happy to answer the call… sort of. Continue Reading...

London City Center May Ban Older Gas and Diesel Cars

London City Center May Ban Older Gas and Diesel Cars
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Driving in downtown London may be getting a little more difficult. There’s talk of banning older cars from parts of the UK capital if they don’t meet certain emissions requirements. Continue Reading...
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