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Gasoline, Created From Air, Heading To Motorsports - Eventually

The idea of using air to create gasoline sounds like the stuff of science fiction, on par with the efforts expended by ancient alchemists to turn lead into gold. If such a process were successfully developed, it stands to reason that it could make its inventor very, very wealthy. As New Scientist... read more

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2011 Chevrolet Cruze

2012 Chevrolet Cruze: High Tech Electrics Deliver Fuel Gains

GM has recently confirmed that from 2013 the Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan will be sold with a turbodiesel engine option, allowing an auto-equipped diesel Cruze to hit low to... read more July 26, 2011 by

Gas Buddy

Memorial Day: 6 Apps For Your 3-Day Weekend

If you're one of our U.S. readers, you're probably (well, hopefully) preparing for a three-day weekend. And although gas prices are sky high, chances are good that many of... read more May 26, 2011 by

Mazda SKYACTIV-G 1.3 direct-injection gasoline engine

Mazda Unveils SKYACTIV-G 1.3 Direct-Injection Engine For Mazda2

Mazda has taken the wraps off a new ‘downsized’ engine displacing just 1.3-liters but developing upwards of 83 horsepower and 83 pound-feet of torque thanks to a... read more May 18, 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

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK

Dirty Fuels In U.S. Hampering Next-Generation Engines, Says Mercedes-Benz

According to Mercedes-Benz, America’s dirty fuels, namely its high sulfur content in gasoline, is the main reason why we won’t be seeing a new generation of... read more March 18, 2011 by

Driven: 2010 Mazda Mazdaspeed3 Sport

Car and Driver Predicts Mazdaspeed 3…Diesel?

The Mazdaspeed 3 has received major praise from the automotive press. For most, it is the fastest car on the market for the money, and gives plenty of practicality along with... read more August 30, 2010 by

2003 Honda S2000

Honda S2000 Replacement Could Be Good Or Bad

 Honda is missing a halo car to bring people drawn to performance into their showroom. The S2000 fulfilled that role, and reflected back to the S600 and S800 of the ‘60s... read more June 18, 2010 by

Toyota FT-86 G Sports Concept

Rumor: FT-86 A CR-Z Competitor? Coming Out in 2013?

When it rains, it pours. It seems that the FT-86, the everyman’s LF-A, seems to be drifting farther and farther from the original concept of a cheap, lightweight... read more May 26, 2010 by

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Honda Engineer Talks Of CR-Z, Type R, No Gas-Only Option

Automotive News has interviewed the Honda CR-Z chief engineer Norio Tomobe about the latest hybrid. Apparently the CR-Z almost didn’t make it to production. Tomobe said... read more March 8, 2010 by

2009 Hyundai Genesis

Hyundai tempts buyers with promise of a year of $1.49 gas

Last year's sudden surge in oil prices sent many car buyers - and the industry - into shock. Prices over $4 per gallon were outside most people's frame of reference. This... read more June 30, 2009 by

The Mercedes ML350 BlueTec replaces the current ML320 for 2010

Diesel sales surge in U.S.

It wasn't so long ago that the superior fuel efficiency of diesel-powered vehicles could be rationalized away due to the higher per-gallon price of the fuel compared to... read more June 22, 2009 by

Honda Insight Hybrid

AutoNation CEO says he has 600,000 hybrids sitting on lots across America

Pain at the pump is a thankfully remote sensation for most Americans these days. Just last summer we were all hurting everytime we had to go somewhere, to the point where we... read more March 6, 2009 by

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Toyota to add 1.3L four to iQ lineup at Geneva Motor Show

The 2009 Geneva Motor Show will play host to a wide range of concepts and production vehicles, from speedy supercars to family sedans and even raw engine technologies. One of... read more February 26, 2009 by

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Lotus Engineering shows off Omnivore concept engine

Imagine being able to pull up to a fuel station and take your choice of the cheapest or highest-performing fuel, without limitation by your engine. Lotus Engineering is... read more February 25, 2009 by


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