Test Drive: 2013/2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK350 With Start-Stop

Direct Injection, Diesel and Start-Stop Pump Up MPG. In response to Europe's 2007 legislated carbon emissions reduction rules, Mercedes-Benz and other European automakers began equipping their non-hybrid vehicles with start-stop systems, a relatively low-tech, low-cost technology that moderately improves tailpipe emissions and fuel economy. Even though the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ... Read More...

Pickups Pick Up MPG

A New Front Opens In The Truck Wars. You'd be forgiven if you thought a pickup truck owner sounded like a proud parent when discussing his(or her) truck. Oh, the things they can do, the feats of power and might. The versatility, unexpected surprises of comfort and utility. They are things ... Read More...

10 Best Engines Named By Magazine

Alternative Powerplants – Diesel and Electric Muscle In On Awards. In the old days, say five years ago, the eight editors at Ward's Auto World Magazine, a trade magazine covering the auto industry, had easy choices—four, six or eight. Those were the variations of gasoline engines offered by major manufacturers and ... Read More...