Eric Peters: Mazda’s solution that works . . .

Eric Peters: Mazda’s solution that works . . .

By Eric Peters If you were counting calories, would you exclude the deep-fried shell of the taco you’re planning to eat? Probably not – unless you weren’t really counting calories. What has this to do with cars? A lot, it turns out. In particular, electric cars – which are touted as being “zero emissions” cars. For the […]

The gas burning diesel

The gas burning diesel

By Eric Peters Diesels are at the top of the Dead Pool – on account of their particularly diesel exhaust byproducts, specifically particulates (aka, soot) and oxides of nitrogen (aka NOx). But diesels are much more fuel-efficient than gas-burning engines because they are compression ignition engines. Well, compression and heat. Instead of a spark to set off the […]