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Hard NOx: General Motors Accused of Rigging Diesel-Pickup Emissions

A class-action lawsuit accuses General Motors of rigging emission-control systems on 2011–2016 Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD pickups with GM’s Duramax turbo-diesel 6.6-liter V-8 engine. If the allegations are proved true, the environmental damage from these 705,000 trucks, which the lawsuit said emit two to five times the legal limit of nitrogen oxides (NOx) […]

2017 Mercedes-AMG E43 4MATIC Tested: Inviting You to Spend More

Behold the Mercedes-AMG E43, the E-class Mercedes that sits between the four-cylinder Benz E300 and the 603-hp AMG E63 S. This ’tweener comes only as an all-wheel-drive 4MATIC and only as a sedan. It’s another derivative of the new, shapelier E-class delivered last year as part of Benz’s top-to-bottom overhaul of a car lineup being […]

2017 Ford C-Max Hybrid Tested: Falling Further Behind the Curve

Currency in the world of dedicated hybrids—so, gas-electric vehicles sold without a non-electrified equivalent—is measured in mpg. Despite today’s low gasoline prices, this efficiency figure matters more than ever as a marketing beacon to actually move such metal. After all, why pay extra for a fuel-sipping hybrid if it isn’t mind-blowingly efficient compared to a […]