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Meeting the US's 2025 fuel-efficiency mandate may be difficult without electrification.

Mazda continues to wring out more fuel efficiency from its Skyactiv gas-engine technology.

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Turns out, the 2025 CAFE standard wasn't a mandate, but an estimate.

The EPA and the auto industry have agreed that the 54.5 mpg target was simply too high. So, they moved the goalposts.

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The last time refueling was this cheap was in 2004.

Low gas prices make this the best July for a road trip in a long time.

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The auto industry doesn't like where this is headed.

A jump from $5.50 to $14 for each missed 1/10th of an MPG really adds up.

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ADEPT mild hybrid system offers emissions benefits at a lower cost with a lead-carbon battery.

DriveNow enters Brussels with a 20 percent electric fleet. The DOE is funding new fuel cell and hydrogen storage projects. ADEPT mild hybrid system offers low-cost emissions and fuel savings.

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BIT students build Hybrid Water Car; Facebook poaches Tesla exec.

A Vermont utility wants customers to connect their Powerwall to the grid. Nissan-Renault hits 340,000 EVs.The Hybrid Water Car electrolyzes water for hydrogen. Facebook hires Tesla VP.

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Russia to launch hyperloop project this year; India gets 100% biodiesel bus.

Russia could launch a hyperloop project this December. Hyundai prices and specs Ioniq for the UK. India launches a biodiesel bus route. Elio unveils its E-Series test car.

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Lagging sales of hybrids and diesels don't help either.

Higher sales of SUVs and pickup trucks help bring fleetwide new-vehicle fuel economy down a bit in June.

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The Three Amigos partner on clean transportation and energy.

Mutual Mobile makes the Tesla Model S sound like a muscle car or spaceship. US, Mexico, and Canada agree on emissions and efficiency standards. Formula E announces lineup for 2016/2017.

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Always good to see the new thing before we can even get the current thing.

A few months before the Paris Motor Show starts, Mitsubishi is teasing a new plug-in hybrid SUV concept called the Ground Tourer Concept.

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VW's official plan to US regulators will be submitted June 28.

Early rumors of the deal VW has struck with US regulators would see it pay diesel owners up to $7,000 per vehicle in a plan that could cost $10 billion.

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A more likely scenario, though, is a 5% drop.

US fuel consumption may "fall" to 7 million barrels a day by 2035 if EVs account for a third of new-car sales.

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Forum post shows transmission in dealer system.

A Mustang web forum offers further evidence to the speculated spread of Ford's 10-speed automatic to the Blue Oval's pony car.

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Even if the car doesn't change from 2016, its mpg may be lower due to an updated calculation.

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Satirist news site will work with Elio as company prepares product launch.

Three-wheel automaker Elio partners with satirist the Onion on election-themed marketing campaign.

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'We will electrify all Mercedes-Benz passenger car model series.'

Dr. Thomas Weber talks about plans for electrifying Mercedes-Benz cars, the future of fuel cells, and why all powertrains are important.

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Resignations and pay cuts happening at executive level in Japan.

Suzuki executives are either stepping down, taking a pay cut, or not stepping into CEO position after the admission that the company lied about mpg numbers.

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Mercedes-Benz to use particulate filters in gasoline-powered cars, too.

Mercedes-Benz to use particulate filtration tech on gasoline engines. Tesla drops price of its mobile charger by $100. The Volvo Concept Truck uses 30 percent less fuel.

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The new Toyota Prius goes farther on a gallon of gas than any vehicle Consumer Reports has ever tested.

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Stop-start systems can boost urban MPG by about six percent.

General Motors will offer a stop-start option on nearly all models by the end of the decade.

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As many as 135,000 GM SUV owners may be reimbursed.

GM will pay back some SUV owners for mistakes in MPG window stickers. The affected models include the Chevy Traverse, GMC Acadia, and Buick Enclave.

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