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New Car Review: 2019 RAM 1500 Plush and Capable - Review By Larry Nutson

New Car Review: 2019 RAM 1500 Plush and Capable - Review By Larry Nutson

If you’ve followed pickup truck news in the last couple years you know there has been lots of discussion on body materials. The new 2019 Ram has a new frame that features 98 percent high-strength steel. The body is steel, and to improve light-weighting and fuel efficiency, the new Ram has an aluminum hood and tailgat ... Continue reading

Big Rig Have Lower Particulate Emissions Than Grilling a Burger

Big Rig Have Lower Particulate Emissions Than Grilling a Burger

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 24, 2018; While the arrival of summer brings vacation driving season, grilling and cookouts, it also brings concerns about summer air quality and ozone. This summer, some new information challenges conventional thinking about how different activities contribute to air pollution. ... Continue reading

Kia Sportage With Diesel Mild-hybrid Powertrain

Kia Sportage With Diesel Mild-hybrid Powertrain

Updated interior and exterior design for European and global best-sellerRevised powertrain line-up includes EcoDynamics+ 2.0-litre diesel mild-hybrid and efficient new 1.6-litre ‘U3’ dieselEcoDynamics+ powertrain reduces CO2 emissions by up to 4% under WLTPNew technologies include upgraded infotainment and active d ... Continue reading

Updated 2018 Mazda CX-3 SUV Launched in Japan

Updated 2018 Mazda CX-3 SUV Launched in Japan

Mazda Motor Corporation has begun accepting pre-orders for the updated Mazda CX-3 at dealerships throughout Japan. An ideal crossover SUV for singles or young couples, the CX-3 has received a major update and a special edition named Exclusive Mods that features deep red Nappa leather upholstery has been added to the li ... Continue reading

Volvo Cars "Future Is Electric" Says Buhbye To New Diesel Engines

Volvo Cars "Future Is Electric" Says Buhbye To New Diesel Engines

“Our future is electric and we will no longer develop a new generation of diesel engines,” said Håkan Samuelsson, president and chief executive of Volvo Cars. “We will phase out cars with only an internal combustion engine, with petrol hybrid versions as a transitional option as we move towards full electrificat ... Continue reading

About New Kia Diesel Hybrid

About New Kia Diesel Hybrid

In line with Kia’s aim to create innovative cars that are affordable for a broad range of buyers, EcoDynamics+ mild-hybrid technology offers a compelling cost-to-performance ratio compared to full hybrid powertrains. ... Continue reading

Let Them Eat Cake - Where Are All The Diesel-Hybrids? (Originally Published 2/7/2008; Once More Ahead Of Our Time)

Let Them Eat Cake - Where Are All The Diesel-Hybrids? (Originally Published 2/7/2008; Once More Ahead Of Our Time)

Let Them Eat Cake - Where Are All The Diesel-Hybrids? (Originally Published 2/7/2008), What's The Problem Here? We all know the problem and most of us who look for it can see the solution's right here under our collective noses, right here in virtually everyone's home, office, and every venue we work or play in, in fac ... Continue reading

Blue Bird Extends Exclusive Partnership with ROUSH CleanTech

Blue Bird Extends Exclusive Partnership with ROUSH CleanTech

Small Preview Thumbnail http://www.roushcleantech.com http://www.roushcleantech.com Small Preview Thumbnail Small Preview Thumbnail FORT VALLEY, Ga.--Blue Bird and ROUSH CleanTech have extended their alternative-fueled school bus partnership through 2025. Since 2012, the relationship between the school bus manufacturer ... Continue reading

Renewable Energy Group Launches REG Ultra Clean™ Diesel

Renewable Energy Group Launches REG Ultra Clean™ Diesel

“REG Ultra Clean Diesel significantly reduces emissions, blends easily with petroleum diesel and is one of the lowest carbon intensity fuels of any kind on the market today,” said REG’s Gary Haer, Vice President, Sales & Marketing. “REG is uniquely positioned to offer this biodiesel and renewable diesel blended ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest April 23-29, 2018; Ford Cars Buh Bye; FCA, GM In The Money; Really Clean Diesel?; Chinese Induced EV Frenzy Continues; Tesla's Bones; Free Harley; Automotive Hall Of Fame; NASCAR; Audi Recalls

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest April 23-29, 2018; Ford Cars Buh Bye; FCA, GM In The Money; Really Clean Diesel?; Chinese Induced EV Frenzy Continues; Tesla's Bones; Free Harley; Automotive Hall Of Fame; NASCAR; Audi Recalls

Every Sunday Larry Nutson, Senior Editor and Chicago Car Guy along with fellow senior editors Steve Purdy and Thom Cannell from The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau, give you TACH's Take On Last Weeks Automotive News. ... Continue reading

2014 Car Reviews, 2014 Truck Reviews

2014 Car Reviews, 2014 Truck Reviews

2014 New Car Reviews, 2014 Car Reviews By Expert Journalists From The Auto Channel. Every Brand Sold In North America ... Continue reading

USA Energy Subsidies Scorecard

USA Energy Subsidies Scorecard

April 25, 2018 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Direct Federal Financial Interventions and Subsidies in Energy in Fiscal Year 2016 EIA has updated its report on federal financial interventions and subsidies in energy markets, covering the 2016 U.S. government fiscal year (FY). Subsidies for many energy c ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz Museum To Host Deutsche Telekom Museum Mobility of the Future

Mercedes-Benz Museum To Host Deutsche Telekom Museum Mobility of the Future

On 27 April 2018 the Mercedes-Benz Museum will host the Deutsche Telekom Museum talk on Mobility of the Future. Well-known personalities from the fields of politics, business and research will be discussing this topic from 5.30 pm. ... Continue reading

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