235 Blog Posts From the Fuel Tag


Bring Back a Real Car Truck!

Bring Back a Real Car Truck!

VW’s new truck — if they build it, which hopefully they will — won’t be the first one. For a couple of years back in the early ’80s, you could buy a pick-up version of the Rabbit. It was even available with a diesel engine. Of course, neither of these vehicles are pick-ups, even though […]

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for May 18, 2018

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for May 18, 2018

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –US Supreme Court Upholds Ride Sharing Privacy— –Close to 50,000 People in Waco, TX could be headed for jail due to non-payment of traffic fines— –Truck Driver Shortage will affect all of us– –TX AG says no more public funds can be used for toll roads— –CAF Settlement shines […]

Car of the Future Weekly Roundup for May 16, 2018

Car of the Future Weekly Roundup for May 16, 2018

In this week’s Car of the Future Weekly Roundup –Trump tells Automakers he’s still open to talks with CA on CAFÉ— –Consumers Union raises concerns about safety and transparency with driverless cars— –How do we fix the language of driverless cars?– Click on the colored title to see the full story NMA Car of the […]

The Electric Cars That Might Have Been

The Electric Cars That Might Have Been

Mandates and subsidies have not only distorted the market for electric cars, they’ve distorted the design of electric cars. Instead of being designed to emphasize their natural strengths vs. IC-engined cars — which we’ll get into shortly — they’ve been offered up as cost-no-object economic and functional absurdities whose limitations and failings everyone is supposed […]

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for May 11, 2018

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for May 11, 2018

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –Researchers say Draeger Breathalyzer is flawed— –Fed Stats show alcohol, seatbelt use more relevant than speed during crashes— –US House votes to overturn rule against car loan discrimination— –Texas AG says state tax dollars cannot be used to build toll roads— –A new kind of motorist trap in Arkansas—a […]