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Volvo Receives First Order for Methane Diesel Buses
Volvo Receives First Order for Methane Diesel Buses

26 Oct 2010, 11:38 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Volvo announced today it has received its first order for buses that operate on both biogas and diesel. Biogas is a renewable fuel that contributes to reducing greenhouse-gas emissions. However, cur...

 
Volvo Trucks Begins Liquid Gas Field Testing
Volvo Trucks Begins Liquid Gas Field Testing

20 Oct 2010, 10:27 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Volvo Trucks announced today the start of a public field testing with methane diesel trucks that can run on liquefied methane gas. At the same time, Sweden’s first filling station for liquefie...

 
Fiat Rolls Off 4 Millionth Vehicle at the SEVEL Plant
Fiat Rolls Off 4 Millionth Vehicle at the SEVEL Plant

14 Sep 2010, 10:25 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Italian manufacturer Fiat announced today its SEVEL plant, a JV with PSA-Peugeot Citroen, has met its production target of 4 million vehicles. The vehicle that rolled off production lines was a Fiat...

 
Citroen Xsara Picasso Discontinued
Citroen Xsara Picasso Discontinued

14 Sep 2010, 09:20 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The gamble French manufacturer Citroen took back in 1999, when it launched the oddly-shaped Xsara Picasso MPV, ended this year, after the announcement about the discontinuation of the model was made...

 
Euro 5 Kills Ford Focus ST
Euro 5 Kills Ford Focus ST

20 Aug 2010, 12:18 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / European Union's Euro 5 emissions standards, set to become mandatory from 1 January 2011 for the registration and sale of new types of cars, have already claimed another victim, following the a...

 
Eco-Friendly AC Refrigerant Coming from GM
Eco-Friendly AC Refrigerant Coming from GM

24 Jul 2010, 13:21 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Most of you already know by now that besides the dreaded CO2 emitted by our cars and production facilities, one of the most harmful gases to the ozone layer is the refrigerant used in air conditioni...

 
Volvo Trucks Goes Green for 2010 IAA
Volvo Trucks Goes Green for 2010 IAA

7 Jul 2010, 08:43 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / The Swedish truck manufacturer announced today it has already decided what to bring at the IAA show in Hanover this fall. The Volvo Trucks display at the event will feature unique green technologies...

 
Fiat Panda Natural Power Travels 724 Km with €30
Fiat Panda Natural Power Travels 724 Km with €30

4 Jun 2010, 14:11 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / A recent test conducted by the German Automobilclub (ADAC) concluded with a methane-driven Fiat car taking first place among 241 cars. The Fiat Panda Natural Power covered 724 kilometres, a distance...

 
Volvo Trucks Testing Methane Gas on Diesel Engines
Volvo Trucks Testing Methane Gas on Diesel Engines

1 Apr 2010, 14:02 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Swedish truck maker Volvo revealed today it is currently working on a solution that may form a bridge between fossil and renewable fuels, namely diesel engines running on methane gas. The specialist...

 
Volvo Trucks Tests Diesel Technology for Alternative Fuel
Volvo Trucks Tests Diesel Technology for Alternative Fuel

21 Mar 2010, 11:40 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Swedish truck manufacturer Volvo is currently working on several solutions that could help Sweden and EU achieve their target of cutting carbon dioxide emissions by 20 percent until 2020. Volvo Truc...

 
UK Cars, Powered by Household Waste
UK Cars, Powered by Household Waste

18 Mar 2010, 15:33 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The race to find better solutions to power the vehicles of the future may prove to be just the thing the environment needed, as a new way of turning household and municipality waste into biofuel is ...

 
slEIGH-REV, Santa's New Ride
slEIGH-REV, Santa's New Ride

16 Dec 2009, 12:00 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / It's a sad, sad day for Rudolf, Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen and all of the kids who looked towards the sky hoping to catch a glimpse of December's most an...

 
Volvo Trucks Go Green with Methane-Diesel Engines
Volvo Trucks Go Green with Methane-Diesel Engines

15 Dec 2009, 14:32 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / It seems that Volvo Trucks will be the first to go green, as it plans to launch an efficient diesel engine which is fueled by a mixture of methane gas and diesel. Though the technology is new, the e...

 
Fiat Recalls 500,000 Grande Punto
Fiat Recalls 500,000 Grande Punto

5 Dec 2009, 09:12 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Safety recalls are becoming common things in today's auto market and, unfortunately, so many of them might even cause the death of the ones driving the affected models. Fiat is currently lookin...

 
Mercedes Benz Econic NGT, Market Leader in Scandinavia
Mercedes Benz Econic NGT, Market Leader in Scandinavia

26 Nov 2009, 09:57 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / German carmaker Daimler announced it will deliver another 27 Econic natural gas vehicles to Suez Lyonnaise des Eaux (SITA) in Stockholm, Sweden, bringing the total number of Econic trucks in the cou...

 
2010 Fiat Doblo Details Released
2010 Fiat Doblo Details Released

17 Nov 2009, 08:55 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Italian manufacturer Fiat released yesterday details on the new Fiat Doblo, a model dubbed by the Italians Family Space. As opposed to the previous version, the new Doblo features extensive modifica...

 
Lancia Delta Turbo LPG Now Available
Lancia Delta Turbo LPG Now Available

15 Oct 2009, 07:59 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Italian carmaker Lancia revealed details on the Delta Turbo LPG variant, powered by a 1.4 Turbo Jet engine that works on both petrol and LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas), which is already on sale in Eu...

 
Fiat Punto Evo Details, Photo Gallery
Fiat Punto Evo Details, Photo Gallery

31 Aug 2009, 10:32 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Fiat has just revealed details of the company's latest contraption, the Punto Evo, a model based on the popular Grande Punto that comes with several enhancements in all areas. It features an up...

 
New York’s Giant Carbon Counter Revealed Today
New York’s Giant Carbon Counter Revealed Today

19 Jun 2009, 10:40 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Citizens of New York will face humanity’s growing carbon emissions level each time they pass through Madison Square Garden and Penn Station. According to Scientific American, a 70-foot tall si...

 
CO2-Fuel Converter Powered by Sunlight Shows Potential
CO2-Fuel Converter Powered by Sunlight Shows Potential

19 Feb 2009, 14:16 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The automakers' efforts to come up with an all electric engine for the masses are admirable, but obviously not enough. Although low CO2 emission engines are being developed all over the world i...