The Truth About Cars » Fuel Efficiency http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:00:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Higher Octane Could Solve All of Our Problems http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/higher-octane-solve-problems/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/higher-octane-solve-problems/#comments Fri, 07 Aug 2015 19:00:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1136298 Speaking at a conference this week, EPA exec Christopher Grundler said automakers have asked for higher octane fuels for higher compression tolerance and more powerful engines, Automotive News is reporting. Speaking at the CAR Management Briefing Seminar series, Grundler said the EPA has the authority to regulate fuel, but that the agency would investigate whether it […]

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Speaking at a conference this week, EPA exec Christopher Grundler said automakers have asked for higher octane fuels for higher compression tolerance and more powerful engines, Automotive News is reporting. Speaking at the CAR Management Briefing Seminar series, Grundler said the EPA has the authority to regulate fuel, but that the agency would investigate whether it […]

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Hinrichs: Extensive Use Of Aluminum Only For Truck Lineup http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/hinrichs-extensive-use-aluminum-truck-lineup/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/hinrichs-extensive-use-aluminum-truck-lineup/#comments Thu, 15 Jan 2015 13:00:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=983793 The King of Truck Mountain may have new aluminum armor these days, but Ford has no plans on fully equipping the rest of its lineup with the metal. According to Automotive News, Ford President of the Americas Joe Hinrichs says other, more cost-effective methods for improved fuel economy take precedence over building an all-aluminum Mustang, […]

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The King of Truck Mountain may have new aluminum armor these days, but Ford has no plans on fully equipping the rest of its lineup with the metal. According to Automotive News, Ford President of the Americas Joe Hinrichs says other, more cost-effective methods for improved fuel economy take precedence over building an all-aluminum Mustang, […]

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Chrysler Group Introduces PUG Plan For Pentastar V6 Family http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/chrysler-group-introduces-pug-plan-pentastar-v6-family/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/chrysler-group-introduces-pug-plan-pentastar-v6-family/#comments Tue, 09 Dec 2014 12:00:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=957330 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ Chrysler Group has big plans for its venerable Pentastar engine family, all in the name of improved fuel efficiency and power. Automotive News reports the Pentastar Upgrade — or PUG — will include turbocharging of current naturally aspirated mills, direct injection and other technologies, with the first updated 3.6-liter V6 to turn […]

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ Chrysler Group has big plans for its venerable Pentastar engine family, all in the name of improved fuel efficiency and power. Automotive News reports the Pentastar Upgrade — or PUG — will include turbocharging of current naturally aspirated mills, direct injection and other technologies, with the first updated 3.6-liter V6 to turn […]

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T&E: European Test Cycle ‘Not Fit For Purpose’ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/te-european-test-cycle-not-fit-purpose/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/te-european-test-cycle-not-fit-purpose/#comments Fri, 05 Dec 2014 14:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=955698 The European test cycle for fuel economy and emissions may need to be taken out back, based on findings by policy group Transport and Environment. According to Ward’s Auto, T&E proclaimed the New European Driving Cycle “is not fit for purpose,” finding the laboratory results reported by automakers and those uncovered in real-world scenarios have […]

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The European test cycle for fuel economy and emissions may need to be taken out back, based on findings by policy group Transport and Environment. According to Ward’s Auto, T&E proclaimed the New European Driving Cycle “is not fit for purpose,” finding the laboratory results reported by automakers and those uncovered in real-world scenarios have […]

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Nair: Ford Hard At Work On F-150 Hybrid http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/nair-ford-hard-work-f-150-hybrid/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/nair-ford-hard-work-f-150-hybrid/#comments Fri, 05 Dec 2014 12:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=955650 Losing 700 pounds may not be enough in the fuel economy for the 2015 Ford F-150, as plans are being made to add hybridization to the mix. Detroit Free Press reports global product development boss Raj Nair stated the automaker was “working very hard” on the hybrid system for the F-150, but that it was […]

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Losing 700 pounds may not be enough in the fuel economy for the 2015 Ford F-150, as plans are being made to add hybridization to the mix. Detroit Free Press reports global product development boss Raj Nair stated the automaker was “working very hard” on the hybrid system for the F-150, but that it was […]

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Report: Mercedes-Benz Biggest Manipulator Of Euro Fuel-Efficiency Test Results http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/11/report-mercedes-benz-biggest-manipulator-euro-fuel-efficiency-test-results/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/11/report-mercedes-benz-biggest-manipulator-euro-fuel-efficiency-test-results/#comments Fri, 07 Nov 2014 14:00:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=942473 The oft-maligned European fuel-efficiency testing cycle have produced a few manipulators, per green lobby group Transport & Environment, with Mercedes-Benz as the biggest offender. According to Automotive News Europe, T&E proclaimed the automaker’s lineup would cost an owner an additional €5,600 ($6,931 USD) in fuel over the lifetime of a vehicle. The figure comes from […]

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The oft-maligned European fuel-efficiency testing cycle have produced a few manipulators, per green lobby group Transport & Environment, with Mercedes-Benz as the biggest offender. According to Automotive News Europe, T&E proclaimed the automaker’s lineup would cost an owner an additional €5,600 ($6,931 USD) in fuel over the lifetime of a vehicle. The figure comes from […]

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Honeywell: US Turbo Market To Double By 2019 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/honeywell-us-turbo-market-double-2019/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/honeywell-us-turbo-market-double-2019/#comments Wed, 08 Oct 2014 12:00:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=927650 Once the biggest thing in the auto industry in the 1980s, turbocharging is back and screaming for vengeance, with the United States market expected to see double the boost pressure over the next five years. According to Autoblog, the U.S. is the second-fastest-growing market, with 38 percent of all new vehicles possessing a turbo by […]

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Once the biggest thing in the auto industry in the 1980s, turbocharging is back and screaming for vengeance, with the United States market expected to see double the boost pressure over the next five years. According to Autoblog, the U.S. is the second-fastest-growing market, with 38 percent of all new vehicles possessing a turbo by […]

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Report: Global Fuel Consumption To Decline 4 Percent By 2035 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/08/report-global-fuel-consumption-decline-4-percent-2035/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/08/report-global-fuel-consumption-decline-4-percent-2035/#comments Fri, 08 Aug 2014 10:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=884393 Though peak oil usually refers to when production reaches the highest point it’ll ever see before coasting back down to the same level once experienced in the 1800s, a new report reveals a different oil peak will come in the next few years: the total product consumed worldwide. Autoblog Green says a report from Navigant […]

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Though peak oil usually refers to when production reaches the highest point it’ll ever see before coasting back down to the same level once experienced in the 1800s, a new report reveals a different oil peak will come in the next few years: the total product consumed worldwide. Autoblog Green says a report from Navigant […]

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Select 2015 Chrysler 200, Jeep Cherokee Models To Receive Stop-Start http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/select-2015-chrysler-200-jeep-cherokee-models-to-receive-stop-start/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/select-2015-chrysler-200-jeep-cherokee-models-to-receive-stop-start/#comments Wed, 25 Jun 2014 11:00:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=852065 A select group of 2015 Chrysler 200s and Jeep Cherokees will enter showrooms with stop-start technology on-board later this year. Automotive News reports Chrysler Group will install the tech in Cherokees equipped with its 3.2-liter V6 in Q3 2014, while 200s with the 2.4-liter I4 will receive it in Q4 2014. Cherokees with the 2.4 […]

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A select group of 2015 Chrysler 200s and Jeep Cherokees will enter showrooms with stop-start technology on-board later this year. Automotive News reports Chrysler Group will install the tech in Cherokees equipped with its 3.2-liter V6 in Q3 2014, while 200s with the 2.4-liter I4 will receive it in Q4 2014. Cherokees with the 2.4 […]

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Federal, State Governments Face Budget Shortfalls Amid Increased Fuel Efficiency http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/federal-state-governments-face-budget-shortfalls-amid-increased-fuel-efficiency/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/federal-state-governments-face-budget-shortfalls-amid-increased-fuel-efficiency/#comments Mon, 02 Jun 2014 10:00:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=835537 As the funding aquifers for road maintenance continues to fall before the efficiency-fueled gas tax drought, federal and state governments are left to ponder how best to make up for the shortfall. Autoblog reports the easiest solution between the two parties is to raise gas taxes, though doing so could be construed as political suicide […]

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As the funding aquifers for road maintenance continues to fall before the efficiency-fueled gas tax drought, federal and state governments are left to ponder how best to make up for the shortfall. Autoblog reports the easiest solution between the two parties is to raise gas taxes, though doing so could be construed as political suicide […]

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Toyota Develops New Hybrid Fuel Economy-Boosting Semiconductor Tech http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/toyota-develops-new-hybrid-fuel-economy-boosting-semiconductor-tech/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/toyota-develops-new-hybrid-fuel-economy-boosting-semiconductor-tech/#comments Thu, 22 May 2014 11:00:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=828586 Looking to wring out more fuel efficiency in its hybrids, Toyota has developed a silicon-carbide wafer semiconductor that could boost efficiency up to 10 percent. Automotive News reports the semiconductor has already bestowed a 5 percent improvement in test units, with the goal of bringing the new technology to market by 2020. The potential for […]

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Looking to wring out more fuel efficiency in its hybrids, Toyota has developed a silicon-carbide wafer semiconductor that could boost efficiency up to 10 percent. Automotive News reports the semiconductor has already bestowed a 5 percent improvement in test units, with the goal of bringing the new technology to market by 2020. The potential for […]

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Japanese Automakers Form Alliance To Develop Next-Gen Fuel-Efficient Engines http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/japanese-automakers-form-alliance-to-develop-next-gen-fuel-efficient-engines/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/japanese-automakers-form-alliance-to-develop-next-gen-fuel-efficient-engines/#comments Tue, 20 May 2014 12:00:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=826666 Japan’s cadre of automakers have formed an alliance to research and develop a new generation of diesel and gasoline internal combustion engines, with the goal of delivering a 30 percent improvement in fuel efficiency by 2020. Automotive News reports the Research Association of Automotive Internal Combustion Engines (AICE) will provide half of the 1 billion […]

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Japan’s cadre of automakers have formed an alliance to research and develop a new generation of diesel and gasoline internal combustion engines, with the goal of delivering a 30 percent improvement in fuel efficiency by 2020. Automotive News reports the Research Association of Automotive Internal Combustion Engines (AICE) will provide half of the 1 billion […]

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Toyota Unveils New Duo Of Fuel-Efficient Engines http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/toyota-unveils-new-duo-of-fuel-efficient-engines/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/toyota-unveils-new-duo-of-fuel-efficient-engines/#comments Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:30:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=793594 Toyota has unveiled this week two new fuel-efficient gasoline engines that will serve as the basis for as many as 14 global powerplants by 2015, and boost economy by 10 percent. Automotive News reports the two engines — 1.3-liter four-pot and 1-liter three-pot — are Atkinson cycle powerplants co-developed with partner Daihatsu, and feature fuel-efficiency […]

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Toyota has unveiled this week two new fuel-efficient gasoline engines that will serve as the basis for as many as 14 global powerplants by 2015, and boost economy by 10 percent. Automotive News reports the two engines — 1.3-liter four-pot and 1-liter three-pot — are Atkinson cycle powerplants co-developed with partner Daihatsu, and feature fuel-efficiency […]

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European-Style Octane Could Boost Efficiency, Power In US Engines http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/european-style-octane-could-boost-efficiency-power-in-us-engines/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/european-style-octane-could-boost-efficiency-power-in-us-engines/#comments Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:45:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=793257 Should United States gasoline octane standards be updated to match those in Europe, fuel efficiency could see a significant improvement, along with increases in engine power. Ward’s Auto reports the Detroit Three powertrain bosses laid-out their case for increasing octane ratings before attendees at this year’s SAE World Congress. In short, by matching ratings with […]

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Should United States gasoline octane standards be updated to match those in Europe, fuel efficiency could see a significant improvement, along with increases in engine power. Ward’s Auto reports the Detroit Three powertrain bosses laid-out their case for increasing octane ratings before attendees at this year’s SAE World Congress. In short, by matching ratings with […]

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Department of Energy Looking At Suppliers For Revamped Fuel-Efficiency Loan Program http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/department-of-energy-looking-at-suppliers-for-revamped-fuel-efficiency-loan-program/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/department-of-energy-looking-at-suppliers-for-revamped-fuel-efficiency-loan-program/#comments Thu, 03 Apr 2014 12:45:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=786649 Established in the waning days of the Bush Administration, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing Program lent a total of $8.3 billion (out of the budgeted $25 billion) to Nissan, Tesla, Ford and Fisker, yet has not been able to make new loans for a number of reasons since 2011. That status, […]

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Established in the waning days of the Bush Administration, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing Program lent a total of $8.3 billion (out of the budgeted $25 billion) to Nissan, Tesla, Ford and Fisker, yet has not been able to make new loans for a number of reasons since 2011. That status, […]

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Volvo Drive-E Modular Engines Lay Foundation For Future Hybrids http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/03/volvo-drive-e-modular-engines-lay-foundation-for-future-hybrids/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/03/volvo-drive-e-modular-engines-lay-foundation-for-future-hybrids/#comments Fri, 21 Mar 2014 12:01:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=776865 Beginning with the 2015 model year, Volvo’s S60, V60 and XC60 will come with the automaker’s new Drive-E Volvo Engine Architecture family of small three- and four-pot gasoline and diesel engines, laying the foundation for PHEVs down the road. Autoblog Green reports the VEA engines now making their way into 2015 models include a turbo/super-four […]

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Beginning with the 2015 model year, Volvo’s S60, V60 and XC60 will come with the automaker’s new Drive-E Volvo Engine Architecture family of small three- and four-pot gasoline and diesel engines, laying the foundation for PHEVs down the road. Autoblog Green reports the VEA engines now making their way into 2015 models include a turbo/super-four […]

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EPA Confirms: America’s Most Fuel-Efficient Cars Are Not American http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/epa-confirms-americas-most-fuel-efficient-cars-are-not-american/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/epa-confirms-americas-most-fuel-efficient-cars-are-not-american/#comments Fri, 15 Mar 2013 20:03:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=481389 Fuel economy of vehicles sold in the U.S. is on the rise, recording the sharpest gains in almost four decades, an annual report by the EPA shows. Foreign automakers have the most efficient fleets. The EPA report shows an average 16 percent gain in fuel efficiency for in the past five years, to 23.8 miles […]

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Fuel economy of vehicles sold in the U.S. is on the rise, recording the sharpest gains in almost four decades, an annual report by the EPA shows. Foreign automakers have the most efficient fleets. The EPA report shows an average 16 percent gain in fuel efficiency for in the past five years, to 23.8 miles […]

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Oregon Considers Per-Mile Tax On Fuel-Efficient Vehicles http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/oregon-considers-per-mile-tax-on-fuel-efficient-vehicles/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/oregon-considers-per-mile-tax-on-fuel-efficient-vehicles/#comments Fri, 04 Jan 2013 15:51:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=472333 “Everybody uses the road and if some pay and some don’t then that’s an unfair situation that’s got to be resolved,” said Jim Whitty, manager of the Oregon Department of Transportation’s Office of Innovative Partnerships and Alternative Funding. Ah, yes. As with any number of current governmental activities, the rationale for per-mile taxation will be […]

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“Everybody uses the road and if some pay and some don’t then that’s an unfair situation that’s got to be resolved,” said Jim Whitty, manager of the Oregon Department of Transportation’s Office of Innovative Partnerships and Alternative Funding. Ah, yes. As with any number of current governmental activities, the rationale for per-mile taxation will be […]

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Survey Says: Detroit Can’t Shake The Drinking Habit – Blame The Enablers! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/survey-says-detroit-cant-shake-the-drinking-habit-blame-the-enablers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/survey-says-detroit-cant-shake-the-drinking-habit-blame-the-enablers/#comments Thu, 13 Dec 2012 19:19:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=470034   Demand for fuel-efficient vehicles remains strong, and the fleet of newly bought cars is taking to the streets getting a better mileage on average than a year before. The cars sold by Hyundai/Kia are most miserly with their fuel, with Volkswagen close behind. Automobiles from Detroit on the other hand stay thirsty. This is […]

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  Demand for fuel-efficient vehicles remains strong, and the fleet of newly bought cars is taking to the streets getting a better mileage on average than a year before. The cars sold by Hyundai/Kia are most miserly with their fuel, with Volkswagen close behind. Automobiles from Detroit on the other hand stay thirsty. This is […]

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Want To Save Gas? Don’t Buy American – Announcing The True Heroes And True Villains At The Pump http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/want-to-save-gas-dont-buy-american-announcing-the-true-heroes-and-true-villains-at-the-pump/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/want-to-save-gas-dont-buy-american-announcing-the-true-heroes-and-true-villains-at-the-pump/#comments Mon, 12 Mar 2012 17:47:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=434718 Some automakers have cars that get a stupendous mileage, but they are priced or built so that nobody wants them. We won’t name names, draw your own conclusions. A much better metric than the mileage of a car is the mileage of all cars you sell. The combined mileage of all cars sold by a […]

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Some automakers have cars that get a stupendous mileage, but they are priced or built so that nobody wants them. We won’t name names, draw your own conclusions. A much better metric than the mileage of a car is the mileage of all cars you sell. The combined mileage of all cars sold by a […]

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Capsule Review: Mazda6 SKYACTIV-D Mule http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/08/capsule-review-mazda6-skyactiv-d-mule/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/08/capsule-review-mazda6-skyactiv-d-mule/#comments Tue, 02 Aug 2011 15:35:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=405174 The Sea-to-Sky highway in British Columbia, Canada, carves a winding route from the gorgeous – and occasionally riotous – city of Vancouver to the world-class ski resort of Whistler. Its looping curves were rebuilt to make it a high-speed corridor for tourists and athletes during the last Winter Olympics, and as a result, it’s probably […]

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The Sea-to-Sky highway in British Columbia, Canada, carves a winding route from the gorgeous – and occasionally riotous – city of Vancouver to the world-class ski resort of Whistler. Its looping curves were rebuilt to make it a high-speed corridor for tourists and athletes during the last Winter Olympics, and as a result, it’s probably […]

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Move Aside, Hybrid. Here Comes The ICE http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/move-aside-hybrid-here-comes-the-ice/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/move-aside-hybrid-here-comes-the-ice/#comments Sat, 09 Oct 2010 09:31:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=367995 So far, if you wanted to save gas and if you didn’t want to suffer a coronary from range anxiety, you bought yourself a hybrid. The problem: They are expensive. You choose to pay Big Car instead of Big Oil. Don’t despair: Ye olde ICE still has a lot of fight in it. Daihatsu plans […]

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So far, if you wanted to save gas and if you didn’t want to suffer a coronary from range anxiety, you bought yourself a hybrid. The problem: They are expensive. You choose to pay Big Car instead of Big Oil. Don’t despair: Ye olde ICE still has a lot of fight in it. Daihatsu plans […]

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Inside Ecomotors’ Revolutionary High-Efficiency Engine http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/07/inside-ecomotors-revolutionary-high-efficiency-engine/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/07/inside-ecomotors-revolutionary-high-efficiency-engine/#comments Thu, 22 Jul 2010 16:19:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=361377 Predicting the future is a risky business. Lincoln Steffens, muckraking journalist and admirer of the Soviet Union said, regarding the then young USSR, “I have been over into the future, and it works.” Steffens apparently wrote that before he actually visited the workers paradise in the early 1920s. A decade later he regretted that endorsement. […]

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Predicting the future is a risky business. Lincoln Steffens, muckraking journalist and admirer of the Soviet Union said, regarding the then young USSR, “I have been over into the future, and it works.” Steffens apparently wrote that before he actually visited the workers paradise in the early 1920s. A decade later he regretted that endorsement. […]

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The Problem With Start-Stop Systems http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/the-problem-with-start-stop-systems/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/the-problem-with-start-stop-systems/#comments Mon, 22 Feb 2010 23:52:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=346313 For an industry under ever-increasing pressure from government emissions standards, start-stop technology (which shuts off engines under idling conditions) seems like an easy route to improved fuel efficiency. Cheaper and less complicated than a true hybrid system, a number of automakers from BMW to Kia are proliferating start-stop technology across their product lines without hybrid-like […]

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For an industry under ever-increasing pressure from government emissions standards, start-stop technology (which shuts off engines under idling conditions) seems like an easy route to improved fuel efficiency. Cheaper and less complicated than a true hybrid system, a number of automakers from BMW to Kia are proliferating start-stop technology across their product lines without hybrid-like […]

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Is A Gas Tax Hike Coming? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/is-a-gas-tax-hike-coming/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/is-a-gas-tax-hike-coming/#comments Mon, 07 Dec 2009 20:18:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=338432 Ray LaHood seems to think so. He tells the Dallas-Fort Worth Star-Telegram: The problem we have is, Congress wants to pass a very robust transportation bill in the neighborhood of $400 billion or $500 billion, and we know the highway trust fund is just deficient in its ability to fund those kinds of projects. The highway trust fund was substantial […]

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Ray LaHood seems to think so. He tells the Dallas-Fort Worth Star-Telegram: The problem we have is, Congress wants to pass a very robust transportation bill in the neighborhood of $400 billion or $500 billion, and we know the highway trust fund is just deficient in its ability to fund those kinds of projects. The highway trust fund was substantial […]

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