The U.S. Justice Department plans to file a civil suit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Tuesday after regulators accused the Italian-American automaker of using software to allow excess emissions in 104,000 diesel vehicles, two sources briefed on the matter said.
No other car manufacturer tested had installed “defeat devices,” the software Volkswagen used to intentionally cheat on tests, but every car assessed was found to spew more nitrogen oxides (NOx) on the road than in certification tests.
The industry widely acknowledges that the combination of vehicle electrification, autonomy, connectivity, and sharing will wreak big changes that are, so far, poorly understood.
The gas station is in for a major overhaul. The world’s big oil companies have all sorts of potential changes on the drawing board, including new fuel options, restaurants and shops, and package-delivery services.
Across the U.S. more than 15 million people live within a mile of an oil or gas well – and a new app is making it easier for those people to know exactly where those wells are located within their neighborhoods.
The spill was never made public by the regulator and details about the well, its whereabouts and operator remain secret.
The relationship between U.S. automakers and Donald Trump has been weird from the outset of his presidency.
As the revenue from gasoline taxes decreases with the rise of fuel-efficient vehicles, many states are looking for alternative sources of money to build and maintain their roads, bridges and other infrastructure.
Oil and gas company executives believe that they’re doing right by the world. Most people disagree.
Our over-reliance on oil has dangerous consequences. When you pay at the pump, your hard-earned cash isn’t just going to oil companies — it also fills the pockets of terrorists and hostile regimes that harbor dangerous ideologies. Read more
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