Ford Has Confidence In Its Aluminum Path To MPG

Ford Believes MPG Move Will Work Because Customers Have Already Tested Truck This story was originally published on Western Automotive Journalists website--www.waj.org Ford didn’t decide to make its revolutionary move to an aluminum body in its best-selling F-150 pickups quickly–or without undertaking its most extensive testing program ever. Eric Peterson, the F-150’s marketing ... Read More...

Engine Downsizing Gains Ground

Smaller Is Better For Automakers  – And Consumers Shouldn't Notice Any Difference. The global drive to reduce greenhouse gases and increase vehicle fuel efficiency is pushing automakers to reduce the size of their engines – while trying to keep all of attributes consumers expect from their cars. Engineers have pushed the ... Read More...

Road Test: 2014 Chevrolet Impala LT

Big, But More Efficient Than Ever. Chevrolet knew they had to do something with the aging Impala to be able to stay competitive among large cars. The result is the completely redesigned and engineered 2014 Impala, which continues the 56-year legacy of their flagship sedan. Chevrolet Impala: Quiet and Refined The 2014 Impala ... Read More...

My Top 10 High-MPG Cars of 2013

My Year of Driving the Latest Electric, Gasoline and Diesel Technology Cars. What a year! No one should doubt that 2013 was a breakthrough year for advanced technology vehicles, whether running on electricity, gasoline, diesel or some combination of the three.  The choices expanded, prices dropped and infrastructure exploded (for plug-ins). ... Read More...