| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Connecticut has a long history of using transportation funding as a piggy bank, and governors as well as legislatures have regularly raided it. It's time to put the money back where it belongs.
Under President Dwight D. Eisenhower, the country began the...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:39 PM
From the sidewalk in front of her apartment in Cicero, Yolanda Foster can see long freight trains and an endless line of trucks rumbling day and night through the sprawling rail yard across the street.
What she can't see are the clouds of microscopic...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Mercedes-Benz changed the E-Class diesel for 2014, replacing the previous V-6 Bluetec motor with a 2.1-liter four-cylinder engine. Anyone who is reluctant to embrace a $51,400 car powered by a four-cylinder diesel motor should take a test drive before...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:58 AM
Ralph Peterson was driving his rig over a bridge in Blue Island, headed home, when a car crossed over and slammed into him head-on early this morning.
The cab of the semi collapsed, the diesel tanks ruptured. Peterson was OK but he wasn't sure about...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 3:39 PM
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Tuesday moved to exert more control over the injection of diesel fuel deep underground to extract oil and natural gas, its first foray into addressing the potential contamination of water from the...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:49 PM
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has moved to exert more control over the injection of diesel deep underground to extract oil and natural gas, its first foray into addressing the potential contamination of water from the controversial...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:58 AM
Nissan has announced that its full-size Titan pickup will get a Cummins diesel engine when the redesigned model debuts next year, and now Nissan is considering a smaller diesel for its midsize Frontier pickup. Nissan unveiled the Frontier Diesel Runner...
| May 24, 2014
| 8:09 AM
Diesel powered vehicles are becoming more popular with American drivers, but wild fluctuations in the fuel's price could scare some buyers off, despite the fact that a diesel engine can cut their fuel consumption 20 percent or more.
"Car buyers get...
| May 7, 2014
| 8:19 AM
Some of America's--and Italy's--most iconic car brands are getting a makeover.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the world's seventh largest automaker, unveiled its ambitious five-year plan to investors and media on May 6, 2014. American heritage brands Jeep,...
| May 6, 2014
The first name in the new Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is, of course, Fiat, but that doesn't mean there will be much news for the Italian brand in the U.S. over the next five years. Dodge Means Performance: SRT Comes Back......
| Mar 28, 2014
Increases in gas and diesel fuel prices slowed in many parts of the country during the past week, a welcome respite from a steady climb in pump prices that began in early February. The national average for a gallon of......