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The next generation of the Nissan Titan may come with the option of a Cummins diesel engine. The next generation Titan’s four-cylinder diesel engine was announced earlier this week at the Department of Energy Merit Review. The Nissan Titan four-cylinder diesel engine will will have 2.8 liters of displacement and make an estimated 220-horsepower and […]

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With gas prices cresting $4 per gallon, small cars with gas mileage ratings over 35-mpg sold well in April. Small cars like the 2011 Chevy Cruze, 2011 Hyundai Elantra and 2011 Ford Focus, which all get very high gas mileage, lead the way in a month where sales rose 18 percent compared to last April. […]

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Ford’s F150 with the Ecoboost turbocharged V6 engine is selling well thanks to the truck’s good gas mileage and the recent rise in gas prices. Full sized trucks who typically prefer the tried-and true power of a V8 engine, are buying the turbocharged V6 in surprising numbers, Automotive news claims that the Ecoboost F150 account […]

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A Chevy Cruze diesel model may be available in the 2013 model year. The 2013 Chevy Cruze diesel would likely give Chevy’s small car gas mileage that would rival hybrids and appeal to buyers looking for an inexpensive alternative to the high cost of buying a gas-electric hybrid car. The Chevy Cruze diesel is already […]

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Chrysler has announced that a hybrid version of the newly redesigned 300 is in the works. The 2012 Chrysler 300 Hybrid will be Chrysler’s only gas-electric hybrid model when it goes on sale, though Chrysler has plans for more. An all-new minivan will be introduced in 2013 and will be available with Chrysler’s hybrid system. […]

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The EPA is planning to change the window stickers found on new cars so that fuel economy ratings are easier to understand and compare. The new window stickers will include gas mileage ratings that consumers are familiar with, but will also give buyers more information to put those numbers into context. The new gas mileage […]

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One of the selling points of a hybrid car is that it will pay for itself with gas savings. The logic is that gas is so expensive these days that the better gas mileage of a hybrid car like the Toyota Prius will save you so much money that you’ll quickly make up the extra […]

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  Nitrogen, as an element, is a colorless, odorless, tasteless and mostly inert diatomic gas at standard conditions, constituting 78% by volume of Earth’s atmosphere, according to Wikipedia. Shell is now using nitrogen in its fuel to clean gunk found in gasoline. Shell is offering Nitrogen Enriched Gasolines, containing a unique, patented cleaning system designed […]

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Hyundai Motor Co. announced on Wednesday that it expects to reach America’s new fuel economy standard of 35 miles per gallon by 2015. That means the Korean automaker expects to hit the goal five years before compliance is even required. If they really go through with it, that would be an impressive feat. “We believe […]

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Volkswagen of America has recently announced that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has approved a $1,300 federal income tax credit for consumers who purchase the any 2009 TDI turbo-diesel models. The clean burning diesel engines Volkswagen currently offers are fast becoming a viable source for saving some heavy green, and not just at the pump […]

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