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DETROIT – Vehicle fuel efficiency could be improved significantly if the U.S. would shift to higher-octane gasoline, Detroit Three powertrain chiefs tell attendees at the SAE World Congress here. The idea hardly is unprecedented. The U.S. mandated Euro. . .
“While clean diesel cars make up about 1 percent of the total U.S. vehicle market, the diesel share increases to over 3 percent when pickup trucks and vans are included,” said Allen Schaeffer, executive director of the nonprofit Diesel Technology Forum. . . .
Diesel ads are especially enjoyable because they often portray diesels as super-machines in comparison to lame gasoline-powered autos. Each automaker has its own style when it comes to touting the benefits of diesel, and the variety ensures a consistentl. . .
The U.S. Secret Service has begun the process of ordering up a new presidential limousine — but it will be a lot more complicated than simply checking out what’s available in Washington showrooms. It takes plenty of torque to move a beast like the Beas. . .
The highest highway EPA rating for a big 2014 pickup is 28 mpg, achieved by the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel with rear-wheel drive--but the highest gasoline number is only 25 mpg, for the Ram 1500 HFE model with a 3.6-liter V-6, an eight-speed automatic transm. . .