Audi was disappointed with its diesel-powered racing prototype at Le Mans this year, but it did manage to clock two other records: taking the lap record at the Sachsenring, and cruising 1,158.9 miles on a single tank of diesel.
Hypermiling Los Angeles, CA, to Bend, OR, On One Tank of Fuel
Car Club USA heads to LA for the CleanMPG Northwest Rally, where a group of like-minded hypermiling enthusiasts led by Wayne Gerdes attempt to drive from Los Angeles, CA, to Bend, OR, on one tank of fuel. It's diesel versus hybrid tech on this fuel-efficient trip of a lifetime.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has signed a law making rolling coal illegal in the state. The bill was introduced less than a year ago after a pickup belched soot on a State Assemblyman's Nissan Leaf.
A study analyzing real-world diesel vehicle emissions finds that NOx levels from modern engines far exceed the mandated limits. However, the carbon monoxide and total carbon hydrogen numbers are where they should be.
Boldly Going Where No FedEx Driver Has Gone Before
The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter gets added capability for the 2015 model year with the addition of a four-wheel-drive system. We put the big van through its paces on and off road in beautiful British Columbia, Canada.
An Illinois state representative proposes a $5,000 fine for any drivers who tamper with the EPA-mandated emissions equipment on their diesel-engined vehicles so they can do what's called "Rolling Coal."