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.
The United States is investing heavily in natural gas, as domestic production soars, but power utilities and policymakers are better off hedging their bets, energy experts warned Tuesday. If natural gas prices surge higher than the $4 to $5 per million. . .
The average diesel car of 2013 makes lots of power and torque, purrs quietly, accelerates with muffled certitude and returns amazing fuel economy, especially on the highway. For several years now, gas-electric hybrids like Toyota's hugely successful Pr. . .
The latest in catalytic converter technology for diesel engines emits almost none of the greenhouse gas nitrous oxide due to its unique chemical structure, according to new research by the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL. . .