U.S. underestimates cost of fuel and CO2 goals, automakers sayTue, 28, Jun 2016
U.S. regulators have underestimated the cost and difficulty of achieving their vehicle fuel-economy and greenhouse-gas targets for 2025 and are giving California too much power to shape the country's policies on those issues, an automaker group said.
Super students set record 3,788 mpgMon, 27, Jun 2016
The winning vehicle in this year's SAE Supermileage competition posted a record 3,788 mpg.
Emissions-free, for real: Norway turns to the sunMon, 27, Jun 2016
The first Toyota Mirai fuel cell car sold in Norway went to a company which plans to open a hydrogen station that makes hydrogen by using surplus electricity from solar panels on neighboring buildings.
VW to fit filters to clean up gasoline enginesFri, 24, Jun 2016
Volkswagen plans to fit particle filters in up to 7 million turbocharged gasoline direct-injection engines starting mid-2017 to help meet future tailpipe emission targets.
Toyota pitches its hybrids in diesel-friendly EuropeMon, 20, Jun 2016
Automakers have plenty to fret about in Europe. Toyota Motor Corp. is coping with it all by focusing on building market share, selling more hybrids and boosting production to give its European dealers more locally built products.
Nissan develops e-bio fuel cells for 2020Mon, 20, Jun 2016
Nissan has developed a new fuel cell technology that replaces pressurized hydrogen with ethanol. It expects to have it on the market around 2020.
Nissan develops new ethanol fuel cells to jump infrastructure hurdleTue, 14, Jun 2016
Nissan has developed a new kind of fuel cell drivetrain for cars that taps an onboard tank of ethanol instead of pressurized hydrogen, delivering a cheaper and safer ride that it says is more user friendly.
Musk says Samsung may supply batteries to Tesla Energy; Panasonic will supply Model 3Wed, 08, Jun 2016
Tesla Motors may get batteries for its energy unit from Samsung SDI Co., CEO Elon Musk said on Twitter. Musk also said Panasonic will be the exclusive supplier of batteries to the upcoming Model 3 small car.
Loving or leaving VW? Public retailers splitMon, 06, Jun 2016
Public retailers' views on Volkswagen are across the board. Some are holding on to their VW stores, believing VW will recover. A few are selling, while others are in a wait-and-see mode.
U.S. fuel economy improves in May despite weak car salesFri, 03, Jun 2016
Despite the drop in car sales in May, the average fuel economy of light vehicles purchased in the U.S. last month still rose from April, a University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute report said.