The major obstacle to using CNG is the relative scarcity of service stations where the fuel can be obtained. There now are 1,050 CNG refueling stations in the U.S., and the total is climbing 10% annually....More
A handful of new or revised diesel powertrains come to market in 2013, and executives have spoken openly about getting Americans to warm to a fuel-saving engine commonly available in Europe. But the path to achieving CAFE standards isn’t solely guided by diesel....More
Bob Lee, vice president-engine and electrified propulsion engineering at Chrysler, tells WardsAuto the 2500 is “kind of a test case” for possible applications of the powertrain for the auto maker....More
New-car sales failed to reach the 100,000-unit mark for the first time since June 1997, according to a research group that says both retail and fleet sales are suffering as joblessness increases....More
CEO Sergio Marchionne also says the growing trend of using small turbocharged engines to replace larger V-6s and V-8s, a strategy being heavily embraced by the auto industry, cannot be the only solution....More
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