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Embattled Pruitt Resigns Post as EPA Administrator

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has resigned amid accusations of ethics violations while in the position.

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Are Fuel Additives for You?

Fuel additives can help compensate for poor quality fuel, and even make good fuel better. The question is, do you need a fuel additive?

3 Proven Fuel-Saving Strategies for Truck Fleets

With fuel prices on the rise, there’s no better time to refocus on fuel economy. Here are three things that nearly any fleet can focus on to drive up fuel savings fast.

Diesel F-150 Reaches 30 MPG Highway

The 2018 Ford F-150 fitted with its first 3.0L Power Stroke diesel engine will deliver EPA-estimated ratings of 30 mpg on the highway, 22 mpg in the city, and 25 mpg combined.

Trump's EPA Orders Revision of Fuel Economy Rules

The Trump administration began the process of revising Obama-era fuel economy standards for vehicle manufacturers today, and announced it may revoke California's waiver that allows that state to set its own emissions rules.

Honda: 2019 Insight Hybrid Provides 55 MPG in the City

Honda's 2019 Insight gasoline-electric hybrid should achieve 55 miles per gallon in city driving, when it arrives at dealer lots this summer, Honda announced.

How 3 SmartWay Excellence Honorees Cut Their Carbon Footprint

Three recipients of SmartWay's 2017 Excellence Award detail their best practices for increasing fuel efficiency and reducing carbon footprints, from intermodal to alternative fuels.

Ford's Diesel F-150: 30 MPG on the Highway

Ford's first diesel-powered 2018 F-150 pickup can deliver an EPA-rated 30 mpg in highway driving, which would put it among the most fuel-efficient pickups available when it goes on sale in the spring.

New Vehicle Fuel Economy Falls to 25 MPG

The average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in the U.S. in December fell to 25 mpg — down 0.2 mpg from a revised November value, according to Brandon Schoettle and Michael Sivak, researchers from the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI).

Dorothy Tornadic EGR Cleaner

The Dorothy Tornadic EGR Cleaner is designed to remove heavy soot particles from the exhaust gas recirculation system and feed the cleaner gases back into the engine.