For prospective car buyers, comparing gasoline versus diesel options often requires a comparison of diesel fuel vs PREMIUM gasoline, and in 2014, in 4 out of the 12 months, diesel was actually cheaper than premium unleaded. And diesel car buyers are looking at the big picture beyond today's price at the pump comparison.
Snow white… pure as the driven snow, we have all heard these expressions. But just how white is snow and is it true that black carbon and other pollution is mixing with snow and making it absorb more sunlight and melt faster, a major component of climate change? University of Washington scientists in work funded by the Environmental Protection Agency and the China Scholarship Fund took an almost 10,000-mile trek across North American snowfields to research snow purity and just what and how much dirt is in the snowpack.
An exciting array of new diesel options were announced at this year's North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Even with low gas prices, diesel engines are catching on as automakers scramble to meet upcoming fuel economy standards.