| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:31 PM
The Maryland Department of the Environment has categorized the damage done to downtown Columbia's Lake Kittamaqundi by a diesel fuel leak as minimal, even though an estimated 500 to 600 gallons of fuel entered the lake, according to an office...
| 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...
| 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 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,...
| 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...
| Aug 11, 2013
"Are there any small diesel cars?" Anonymous Chevrolet, Volkswagen and Audi currently offer a diesel engine in compact-size cars. The current compact diesel cars are the Audi A3 TDI and Volkswagen Beetle TDI, Golf TDI and Jetta TDI, all of......
| Oct 23, 2013
The 2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI is easy to like. This five-seat crossover is enjoyable to drive, offers lots of convenient features and has an attractive, roomy interior with plenty of storage. Because it uses diesel fuel, it even manages decent......
| Oct 8, 2013
Every year the Midwest Automotive Media Association hosts spring and fall rallies. At these events, automakers assemble their latest wares all in one location for automotive press members to check out. This year, the event's fall version was held at......