A brand new 1.6L diesel that goes on sale later aims to battle established leaders like the VW Golf and Jetta diesel and could win a few buyers who were considering hybrids. It'll need a highway fuel rating above 43 m.p.g. to beat the VWs, established lea. . .
The fuel is made from renewable materials, and its use can reduce carbon emissions up to 90 percent, Neste says. The company says NEXBTL can be used in all modern diesel engines, and isn't restricted by the "blend wall" that limits the quantities of bi. . .
For the fourth week in a row, average U.S. diesel prices continue to drop – down 1.1 cents to $2.859, compared to last week’s $2.870, according to data compiled by the Energy Information Administration (EIA). This week’s price is $1.060 per gallon cheaper. . .
Because of the advances in diesel fuel technology in recent years, gas has been losing its edge under the hood. “This new generation of diesel engines is closing whatever gap there is with natural gas,” said Allen Schaeffer, executive director of the D. . .
It’s a good day to be a trucker. While retail gasoline has surged by 25 percent this year, diesel prices have fallen by more than a quarter a gallon. The difference between the two is the smallest in almost six years and may all but disappear in two we. . .