| Feb 12, 2013
| 1:53 PM
Propane is now powering school buses in the Goddard school district.
The buses look normal, but it's what inside that makes them unique. The switch to propane cuts costs while reducing harmful emissions, a district spokeswoman said.
"The one thing...
| 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...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 6:40 AM
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...
| 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...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:22 PM
Despite what you may be thinking, no question is too small for The Bottom Line. To prove it, TBL today presents the first installment of "Is It Just Me?" — questions about issues that rate closer to curiosity than outrage.
And, no, it is not...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:32 PM
For the 2013 model year, the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class gets a new face and a diesel engine. More 2012 New York Auto Show Coverage The GLK250 Bluetec trim features a 2.1-liter inline-four that produces 369 pounds-feet of torque and comes with......
| Jul 22, 2010
| 11:23 AM
An airplane powered by algae was flown Tuesday at the Farnborough Air show in England. EADS (European Aeronautic Defense and Space) built and flew a plane with two engines running two types of fuel. One ran on traditional diesel fuel, and the other ran on...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Looks like: Volkswagen is teasing U.S. consumers with a European-market off-road-ready wagon Defining characteristics: Diesel engine, all-wheel drive, extra ground clearance Ridiculous features: None to speak of, unless you consider the idea of an off-...