| Feb 3, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Five freight cars from a Union Pacific train derailed this morning as it was pulling out of a yard in West Suburban Bellwood causing some diesel fuel to leak, police said.
The incident happened at about 11 a.m. at the yard near Eastern and Erie, said...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 12:55 PM
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...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 9:37 AM
Baltimore County police say a business on Falls Road had 1,369 gallons of diesel fuel stolen in an incident last week.
According to reports, the theft occurred overnight — between Nov. 4 and Nov. 5 — from the lot at G. Edgar Harr, in the...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 6:07 PM
Audi came out swinging with its diesel technology at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show Wednesday, introducing four new diesel models for the U.S. market.
But the company didn'ít limit its scope to new products. It also pressed the case that wider use of...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Piloting the redesigned 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL450 feels like driving a massive bank vault — solid, quiet and heavy. And if you're not careful with the option sheet, you'll need your own bank vault to pay for it.
Certain vehicles are made with...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 1:21 PM
One hundred and twenty years ago this summer — in 1893 — Rudolf Diesel fired up a single-cylinder engine attached to a flywheel. The contraption was fueled by peanut oil.
He must have been relieved as the engine sputtered to life because...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Mold has caused the Orlando Ballet to vacate its home at the Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts north of downtown, along with two smaller arts groups that share the building.
The ballet shares the building, a former Orlando Utilities Commission...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:49 PM
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...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:48 PM
General Motors Co. was reeling from its bankruptcy and federal bailout when it launched the Chevrolet Cruze small car — one of the few projects it could pull off amid the financial and political turmoil.
That day in September 2010 marked the...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Two Pasadena men were arrested for a string of diesel fuel thefts in Anne Arundel County, police said Friday.
Robert Douglas Murphy, 49, and Daniel Guy Padgett, 34, were arrested Aug. 31, following an anonymous tip that led to a two-month investigation,...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:36 AM
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...