On one issue, at least, American environmentalists are mostly in agreement: It would be wonderful to have walkable, bikable, mass transit-oriented towns and cities in which you wouldn’t need to have a car. But such a vision remains a work in progress. For. . .
The world’s leading manufacturers of heavy-duty trucks and engines endorsed a harmonized global approach in improving energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions from commercial vehicles. Meeting in Chicago, the chief executives of manufacture. . .
Diesels rarely get their due. Consumers looking for great mileage often overlook them in favor of hybrids. Yet for the kind of driving that many Americans do, and especially those who drive a lot of highway miles, diesels may be a better choice.
Returning an impressive 45 mpg on the highway, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E250 BlueTEC® houses a new all-aluminum 2.1-liter in-line four-cylinder diesel engine that produces 195 horsepower and a plentiful 369 pound-feet of torque. The model is also the first . . .