Study: New-vehicle buyers downplay fuel pricesMay 23, 2018
Most new-vehicle buyers say the recent fuel price surges will unlikely influence their vehicle purchasing decision, a new study indicates.
Don't blow this chance to raise octane standardMay 21, 2018
The prospect of reaching a consensus on setting a new national octane standard -- with benefits for the environment, fuel economy and vehicle performance -- is tantalizing indeed.
Window opens to lift octane standardMay 14, 2018
Automakers and others sense an opportunity to create a national high-octane standard that satisfies Big Oil, agribusiness, regulators and the auto industry.
Making sense of sticker data in the EV eraMarch 5, 2018
The EPA says it's not changing anything, but at some automakers, there are rumblings that another revision is needed to highlight differences between vehicles powered by fossil fuels and those that use alternative energy sources.
Reebok wants to fill up former gas stations with fitness buffsJan. 29, 2018
Reebok has a plan for unused gas stations in a future of electric vehicles: turn them into fitness centers.
If gas taxes vanish, there will be othersOct. 16
As a California resident, I have no problem believing that tax-and-spend legislators and governors will have no problem developing replacement tax schemes.
Who gets to choose?Sept. 25
For EVs to be successful, the public is going to have to want to buy them in much larger quantities than today. Governments can't make that happen by fiat.
New diesel cars no better for environment than gasoline counterparts, German officials saySept. 20
New diesel cars do not produce less of the environmentally damaging carbon dioxide than gasoline vehicles, a group of newspapers cited the German Transport Ministry as saying.
Amid Harvey's destruction in Texas, auto industry assesses damageAug. 27
Editor's note: Automotive News is monitoring the effects Harvey is having on automotive operations, supply chain, retailers and shipping. We will report developments as details emerge.
Gasoline will not be bannedAug. 28
I do not believe that any country will ban the sale of gasoline — in 2025, 2030, 2040 or any other time this century.
Mazda unveils plans for world's first compression ignition gasoline engineAug. 8
Mazda unveiled plans for the world's first commercial gasoline engine using compression ignition. Automakers including GM and Daimler have been working on similar engine technology for decades.
BMW's 'future-proof' strategyAug. 7
BMW is planning combustion, hybrid and electric versions of its core nameplates. The strategy will allow the automaker to flex production depending on what is selling better.