| May 30, 2013
| 4:53 PM
A 56-year-old Sunland man has been arrested on charges that he allegedly used stolen credit cards to pay for gasoline and diesel fuel that he then dumped into tanker trucks and sold on the black market, police said.
U.S. Marshals took Hamlet Ayvazyan...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 2:18 PM
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...
| 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't limit its scope to new products. It also pressed the case that wider use of...
| May 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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%....
| 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...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 10:53 AM
Baltimore County Police reports say a man was robbed last week of his iPhone while he was sitting in a restaurant in Towson.
According to police reports, the man was sitting at a table in a restaurant in the 500 block of York Road on Oct. 15 at about 7:...
| Nov 3, 2012
The Department of Environmental Protection announced today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given authorization to grant two kinds of temporary fuel waivers due to fuel shortages from Hurricane Sandy.
DEP requested on Friday that EPA...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 11:49 AM
JACUMBA, Calif. - A large truck went off Interstate 8 near the San Diego- Imperial county line Sunday and spilled diesel fuel into the roadway, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The semi truck went off the westbound freeway, on the uphill grade...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 11:06 AM
With most lawmakers gone for the holidays, President Obama took full advantage of the empty stage, appearing with everyday Americans to make the case that House Republicans need to relent and pass a payroll tax cut extension that would mean an extra $1,...