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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.

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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.

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Chevrolet Spark Electric A Rare Bright Spot For Green-Car Demand

April green-car sales fall 20 percent from a year earlier on lagging demand for Prius, Leaf.

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VW is employing an interesting sales pitch for the long-distance driving range from the Passat TDI: owning one keeps your poorly behaved kids out of convenience stores.

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The new Land Rover Discovery Sport is now being offered (in certain markets) with the frugal new Ingenium diesel engine, available in two states of tune.

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PEMS Testing Shows Higher-Than-Allowed NOx Emissions

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.

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Renault Delivers 45 EVs To Hennessy

Hennessy Cognac goes green with Renault EV fleet. GM earns two Energy Star awards from the EPA. The Ram 1500 EcoDiesel earns Truck of the Year award at the Denver Auto Show.

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Are Lower Gas Prices Still The Primary Culprit?

Lower demand for hybrids, EVs again push down US green-car sales from year-earlier numbers

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Longer, Lower, Wider, Roomier, Yet Lighter And More Fuel-Efficient

Just three months into 2015, columnist Gary Witzenburg picks the VW Golf family as the Green Car Of The Year.

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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.

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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."

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A Smooth Diesel Covers Up Some Wrinkles

Will a beloved diesel engine be enough to kickstart the heart of BMW's aging flagship luxury sedan?

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For those that find that swoopy look of the GLE-Class Coupe too polarizing, Mercedes is now unveiling the more traditional standard GLE-Class. It will offer all of the same luxury and a huge number of powertrain options, and is set to debut at the New York Auto Show.

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Ford is recalling three different vehicle lines built between model years 2011 and 2015, including a number of service and specialty commercial vehicles.

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Size Matters

The 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen takes everything we like about the already fun and functional Golf and stretches it into an even more useful wagon configuration. Here, we test a pair of diesel-equipped examples in Texas Hill Country.

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The 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is rumored to get the option of a quad-turbo, inline-six-cylinder diesel with more than 400 horsepower. It will also be lighter, the coupe and convertible will be larger, and it enables phone-controlled self-parking.

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Volkswagen enlists the Three Golden Sisters - a trio of New York grandmothers - to help dispel erroneous ideas about diesel engine in four new 30-second commercials, with help from Tanner Foust and Tuna the Dastardly Dog.

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The latest entry in Nissan's Titan Truckumentary series goes behind the scenes to show the torture tests the next-gen pickup must endure before arriving at dealers later this year.

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SUV To Likely Pair a Turbocharged Gas Engine With Electric Motor

Audi will sell a gas-electric version of the plug-in hybrid Q7 E-Tron Quattro SUV in the US, following the diesel-electric model in Europe.

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Fuel Cell-Diesel Parity Could Happen in 7-15 Years

Toyota executive says the company could bring the cost of a fuel-cell vehicle to about what a diesel vehicle costs in the next 7-15 years.

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Biodiesel, Cellulosic Viewed As Better Alternative

California, Pennsylvania senators reach across the aisle to propose an anti-corn-ethanol bill.

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