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2013 BMW 3-Series  -  First U.S. Drive, February 2012

Don't Like Your BMW 3-Series' Start Stop? Have It Reprogrammed

As automakers look to meet ever more-restrictive emission standards and ever-increasing fuel economy goals, automatic start stop systems, which shut down an engine after a few seconds of idle and then instantly restart it, will become more and more commonplace. As with any new technology, start... read more

August 14, 2012 by 
 
Wave Disk Generator engine

Video: Revolutionary New Engine, 90 Percent Lower Emissions

There may be life in the old dog yet - engines have never been the cleanest of machines, requiring fossil fuels for their power and releasing all manner of gases, elements... read more April 11, 2011 by 


 
2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK

Mercedes Can't Sell Clean Cars Thanks To Dirty U.S. Fuel

The engines of today may operate along familiar principals to the internal combustion engines of yesteryear but their efficiency and cleanliness is almost beyond comparison... read more March 24, 2011 by 


 
Bugatti Veyron Super Sport exhaust

Bugatti Veyron Voted Worst Environmental Offender By EPA

Every year the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) produces a list of the best and worst cars for fuel efficiency and not surprisingly this year’s worst offender is... read more November 9, 2010 by 


 
McLaren MP4-12C supercar

McLaren MP4-12C Is Greener Than A Hybrid (Per Horsepower)

It's no secret that getting a lot of power out of a small package is a solid recipe for efficiency--just as Honda about four-cylinders, or BMW about inline sixes--but a... read more November 5, 2010 by 


 
Porsche 918 Spyder Concept

Bloomberg Speculates Pricing Of Porsche’s 918 Spyder

 It is no surprise that Bloomberg is reporting that the Porsche 918 Spyder will be the most expensive car the Stuttgart company has ever produced. The car is jammed pack... read more July 12, 2010 by 


 
2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata 2-door Convertible PRHT Man Grand Touring Grille

Rumor: Mazda Miata Could Get Rotary in 2012

 The RX-8 is on its way out after some abysmal sales and tightening regulations for fuel economy and emissions are not Wankel engine friendly. The last sports car in the... read more June 16, 2010 by 


 
2010 Ferrari 599 HY-KERS Concept

Ferrari Forced To Build Hybrids, According To Autocar

 Ferrari is a low-volume manufacturer, their production numbers pale in comparison like that of Fiat. Their cars, despite being capable of commuting, are normally left for... read more May 7, 2010 by 


 

Magic Laser And Nanoparticle Engines To Solve Emissions Crisis?

The Turbonator. Magic spark plugs. Fuel additives. Lasers. Wait, lasers? Believe it or not, in addition to the gimmicky infomercial gadgets claiming to turn a wheezing... read more March 18, 2010 by 


 
2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder

Motor Trend Vies Telsa Roadster Sport Against Boxster Spyder

Motor Trend has done a comparison of two cars that interest the sports car community: The 2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder, and the Tesla Roadster Sport. The 2011 Porsche Boxster... read more February 25, 2010 by 


 
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Mercedes Benz B-Class F-Cell - Official Information

Officials from Mercedes Benz have just announced that they are planning to launch the first model that runs exclusively on hydrogen.  The new Mercedes Benz B-Class F-Cell... read more September 1, 2009 by 


 
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Chrysler cars could get Fiat's efficient Multiair technology

Getting more out of the current generation of hardware is becoming increasingly important for the major carmakers as fuel and emissions standards tighten, but getting more... read more August 3, 2009 by 


 
Los Angeles Smog

EPA gives California and 13 other states waiver to regulate greenhouse gas emissions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week granted California a long-anticipated Clean Air Act Waiver. Under the plan, California - along with 13 other states - will... read more July 1, 2009 by 


 
BMW's 316d ES

BMW launches new efficient 316d ES for Europe

The U.S. resurgence of diesel may finally be shifting into high gear, but some of the world's best diesels still aren't even offered here. In Europe, however, carmakers such... read more June 24, 2009 by 


 
Los Angeles

California already working on tougher fuel standards

President Barack Obama may have just taken the wraps off his new national fuel policy, but according to the state of California it’s not too soon to already begin work... read more May 21, 2009 by 


 
2009 Nissan GT-R

UK buyers swap clunkers for Nissan GT-Rs

In a move that can only be described as brilliant by anyone with a love of all things four-wheeled and fast, at least two buyers in the UK have swapped their clunkers in for... read more May 19, 2009 by 


 
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