Recharging in retail parking lots while shopping, a scenario proposed by some charge-station providers, is “inconsequential,” says Larry Nitz, GM’s executive director-hybrid and electic powertrain....More
DOE Assistant Secretary David Sandalow warns a new national budget trimming spending by $38.5 billion will affect the government’s ability to fund certain energy-efficient and renewable-energy programs....More
When it comes to diesels, biofuels and hydrogen-powered fuel cells, there is clear disagreement among engineers. The issue of making engines capable of burning E85 ethanol is especially contentious....More
The new 2.0L and 2.5L engines represent the first time Porsche, which has a rich legacy of horizontally opposed piston engines, has developed one that combines turbocharging and only four cylinders....More
We call out vehicles with problematic fit-and-finish, materials, ergonomics or unfortunate design choices. Each of these items resulted in points deducted as WardsAuto editors selected the 2016 Wards 10 Best Interiors.