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Diesel VS Hybrid, which is the better choice?

January 3, 2012 / No Comments

As gas prices continue to soar and the economy continues to struggle, vehicles that offer better fuel economy are becoming more and more popular. Two options that offer impressive fuel economy are diesel engine vehicles and the more popular hybrid vehicles. Each option has it's on pros and cons which you should weigh carefully before choosing your preference. We will ...

Europe Gearing Up to Usher in More Diesel Hybrids

September 29, 2011 / No Comments

Can you believe that 50% of all European vehicles will spew only 120 gm of carbon dioxide, by 2015? Frost & Sullivan says that awareness of sustainable mobility has prompted automakers to develop low-emission vehicles. And so, the consulting firm, quite confidently, claims that one out of every two vehicles sold in Europe will emit less CO2 in four years. But ...

Diesel Fuels Heart Attacks!

August 1, 2011 / 1 Comment

Medical researchers at the University of Edinburgh say that chemical particles (a.k.a. particulates) existing in the tailpipe of diesel-fueled vehicles can significantly increase the risk of heart attack in healthy adults. The research, funded by the British Heart Foundation, showed that particulates impair the ability of small blood vessels to direct flow to organs, including the heart. Of course, particulates can be ...

Pollution Kills More than AIDS

October 17, 2008 / No Comments

Pollution is killing more than AIDS in Sao Paulo, says a Sao Paulo University report Air Pollution Lab. According to the study, some nine people die each day because of pollution - which makes it some 3,500 a year. Less than half of that number of people, 1,624, die each year as a result of AIDS and traffic combined. Sao Paulo will ...