Those worried about a performance drop-off going from standard diesel fuel to the more environmentally friendly B20 biodiesel blend can ease their minds.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Vehicles on America's roads today get only about three miles more per gallon than vehicles back in 1923, University of Michigan researchers say.
The US administration Friday announced updated automobile fuel efficiency standards for new vehicles starting with the 2011 model year that aim to reduce gasoline consumption and emissions.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Car manufacturers aspire to create hydrogen-powered vehicles that could one day allow energy-efficient, cost-effective travel that emits no greenhouse gases or other pollutants. To further that effort, scientists ...
Four international bodies on Wednesday called on governments and car makers to halve global vehicle emissions by 2050 as the auto industry insisted it was serious about producing greener vehicles.
Despite steady advancements in fuel-saving technologies in the last 25 years, on-road fuel economy for all vehicles has improved by less than a mile per gallon during that time—partly because it takes many years to turn ...
Vehicles with clean diesel technology may be more expensive to buy or lease than those that run on gasoline, but they can save their owners thousands of dollars within just a few years, says a University of Michigan researcher.
While nearly all American drivers are at least somewhat concerned about fuel economy, a majority don't care how a vehicle saves fuel—just that it does, say University of Michigan researchers.
Flying in a plane is not only safer than driving a car, it's also better for the environment, says a University of Michigan researcher.
In 2008, half of new-car buyers in the U.S. bought vehicles that were rated at less than 20 mpg. Today, just over a quarter do so.