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  • Metra riders subjected to high amounts of diesel soot

    Metra riders subjected to high amounts of diesel soot
    Day after day, thousands of commuters are breathing high levels of toxic diesel pollution trapped in Chicago's two major rail stations and even inside the trains they ride, a Tribune investigation has found. Testing by the newspaper found the amount of...
  • Lots of smoke, noise — but not much action on diesel engine idling

    Lots of smoke, noise — but not much action on diesel engine idling
    As fans left Wrigley Field after a late-season Cubs loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, they were greeted by clouds of noxious diesel exhaust from charter buses idling outside the ballpark, some for nearly an hour. On another fall afternoon, three tour...
  • Fuel 101: Know what you put in your car

    Fuel 101: Know what you put in your car
    Given all the talk about electric cars, clean diesel, ethanol and more, it can be confusing to know how fuels work and their advantages and disadvantages. Here's a guide. Gasoline Atomically, the gas we pour into our tanks is a mix of hundreds of...
  • A Green Car for Every Driver

    A Green Car for Every Driver
    Not long ago, carmakers were touting hydrogen as the silver bullet for energy independence and environmental redemption. But massive roadblocks to building the hydrogen highway forced automakers to follow detours to other green technologies. Just as no...
  • Ways We're Using Less Oil

    Ways We're Using Less Oil
    Sure, the prices of crude oil -- and gasoline at the pump -- are through the roof, denting everyone’s pocketbook. TV pundits talk grimly about the nation’s overdependence on oil from politically shaky parts of the world, including the Middle...
  • Garbage, sawdust and hemp may fuel your car one day

    Garbage, sawdust and hemp may fuel your car one day
    Fueling up your car may one day be as easy as cleaning out the refrigerator or taking out the trash, according to Edmunds.com. Here's a list of some of the innovations in alternative fuels being researched: • Garbage: Waste Management Inc. is...
  • 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee Review

     
    I???m relieved because I just figured something out. Jeep is getting better fuel efficiency from its SUVs with its turbo-diesel V-6 engine. In the past, I???ve likened its environmental efforts to my son???s feelings about any green vegetable — a...
  • Recall Alert: 2007-09 Dodge Ram Heavy Duty Pickup Trucks

     
    Chrysler is voluntarily recalling 186,099 2007-09 Dodge Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty pickup trucks equipped with 6.7-liter Cummins diesel engines to fix an issue that could cause the check engine light to illuminate or, under certain conditions, cause...
  • Fuel 101: What Goes In Your Tank

     
    What???s the difference between gasoline and diesel fuel? Hydrogen and electricity? How does ethanol fit in the fuel mix? We are beginning to fuel our vehicles in a multitude of ways, and Cars.com wants to offer you a crash course......
  • Today's News From the Cars.com Family

     
    At Ask.cars.com, find out which SUVs have seven seats, including second-row bucket seats, for less than $33,000. At PickupTrucks.com, learn about the 10-year anniversary of GM???s Duramax diesel engine. Finally, check out MotherProof.com and weigh in on...
  • Your Tax Dollars at Work: Argonne Lab's Diesel Research

     
    The U.S. Department of Energy???s Argonne National Laboratory outside of Chicago is synonymous with the rise of nuclear power in the last century, but it's currently improving a technology that could already be sitting in your garage: the diesel engine......