Nissan admits car emissions data falsified in Japan

The company said a ‘full and comprehensive’ investigation is underway

Never mind horsepower – fuel economy top for car hunters

Fuel economy is the most crucial factor for motorists when looking for a car. It came top in a list of 10 factors in the survey of 398 web users by car leasing site in March 2014. Fuel economy was rated as very important by nearly half (47%) of respondents, a mix of business […]

US couple set world fuel record

A couple from the United States has set a world record for fuel efficiency. John and Helen Taylor crossed 48 states using an average of 64.42 miles per gallon. Over 23 days, they filled up a 12.6 gallon tank only 12 times, with Shell’s nitrogen enriched gasoline. The Taylors said that smarter driving helped them […]

easyJet puts coating on planes to cut carbon emissions

easyJet has become the first commercial airline to trial a revolutionary nano-technology coating on its aircraft aimed at increasing fuel efficiency. The ultra-thin coating, already used on US military aircraft, is a polymer that cross links and bonds to the paint surface and only adds an estimated 4oz to the weight of the plane. The […]