Jaguar XE diesel

What Is a Diesel Vehicle?

Excerpted from Take the Wheel: A Woman’s Guide to Buying a Car Her Own Damn Self by Kristen Hall-Geisler—new and improved and available November 2017! Back in the early days of the automobile, everybody and his brother (never his sister) thought they could build a better engine. The internal combustion engine we know and love and…

Chrysler Pacific hybrid

Diesel Is Dead and Gasoline Is a Goner

If you feel like you’ve got another 20 years or so of life left in you, first of all, that’s great! We’re glad to have you around. But second, it means that you will likely buy an electric car at some point. That’s because the United Kingdom today followed France’s lead in banning the sale…

Diesel, More or Less

Less Diesel So you may have heard a little something about VW and diesel and cheating the EPA’s emissions tests. And you may have heard that the Chevy Cruise diesel was named in a lawsuit for similar cheating practices in summer 2016. Things are not going well for diesel, which was anticipated to be one…