Ford investigates its emissions testing and fuel economy

It comes after employees raised concerns about potential inaccuracies in the vehicle manufacturer’s testing system

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 ContractHireandLeasing.com 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 […]