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  • Gas Prices Taper Off After Steady Climb

     
    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......
  • 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen: Up Close

     
    Let's get this out of the way: The Golf SportWagen you see here is an R-Line sport version with a diesel engine, manual transmission and all-wheel drive that's only a concept at the moment. It's an attention-grabbing debut sure to......
  • First Times drive: 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK250 diesel

    First Times drive: 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK250 diesel
    In the tense days of this nation’s twin gas crises in the 1970s, one automaker dominated U.S. roads with diesel cars: Mercedes-Benz. The automaker says that between 1975 and 1985, a majority of its cars sold here were diesels, hitting a peak of 80%....
  • Chevrolet Cruze diesel adds fuel efficiency but sticks to recipe

    Like the American kid who returns from study abroad with a German accent, Chevrolet's latest Cruze sedan will come with a decidedly European flair. Starting in September, Chevy will offer the compact sedan with a diesel engine. It joins the two gas...
  • Volkswagen Golf wins Car of the Year; new models announced in Geneva

    Volkswagen Golf wins Car of the Year; new models announced in Geneva
    The 2013 Geneva Motor Show is set to start Tuesday, but Volkswagen is already having a good week. The VW Golf was named European Car of the Year on Monday, gathering more than twice the votes than the second-place Subaru BRZ. Volvo's V40 was third. The...
  • Review: 2014 Chevy Cruze diesel outperforms Chevy small car reputation

    Review: 2014 Chevy Cruze diesel outperforms Chevy small car reputation
      Bankruptcy can be a good thing. GM’s bankruptcy filing in 2009 shook things up for Chevy, which had just introduced the Chevy Cruze to phase out the Chevy Cobalt. The Cobalt was a marginally sporty improvement over the Cavalier. It marked the...
  • Jeep takes new path with diesel 2014 Grand Cherokee

    Jeep takes new path with diesel 2014 Grand Cherokee
    This is not your grandfather's Jeep. The 2014 diesel Grand Cherokee Summit points the brand in a very different direction than its beginnings as a bare-bones World War II gadabout. The same can be said for this new version's $57,000 price tag. Today's...
  • On the road to fuel savings

    On the road to fuel savings
    Buying a car was once a simple affair; all you needed to know was how many cylinders were under the hood. That's no longer true. With the federal government demanding higher fuel economy from cars and trucks, automakers are deploying an ever-widening...
  • Council hears testimony on future of Maple Lawn development

    After months of waiting, members of Voters for Common Sense Growth, an organization opposed to the proposed rezoning of 91 acres in Maple Lawn to high-density residential, presented their case to the Howard County Council at a hearing earlier this week....
  • Detroit Auto Show: Jeep releases revised Grand Cherokee lineup, now with diesel

    Detroit Auto Show: Jeep releases revised Grand Cherokee lineup, now with diesel
    All the power and toughness of today's Grand Cherokee, now in a less-thirsty diesel formula. That was the gist of the inaugural press conference for the 2013 Detroit Auto Show, with Jeep opening the event Monday morning with the the unveiling of its...
  • How does a diesel differ from a gas engine?

    Both diesel and gas engines covert fuel into energy through a series of small explosions or combustions in the piston cylinders.  In a gasoline engine, fuel is mixed with air, compressed by pistons and ignited by sparks from spark plugs. In a diesel...