New car models for 2015

...horsepower. All-wheel drive is available. In the second year, a diesel engine will be available. Six-speed automatic transmissions...Silverado that came out last year with an available 6.6-liter diesel engine and the ability to carry 3,760 pounds in the bed...

Why drop in oil prices could squeeze US economy

...Poor's 500 stock index, according to FactSet.Lower fuel prices have followed. The average prices of gasoline, heating oil, diesel and jet fuel are all on track to be the lowest in four years, giving drivers, travelers and fuel-hungry companies a break...

Diesel registrations up 80 percent in last five years

...chose fuel-efficient diesels as an option, according...released Wednesday by a diesel advocacy group. There...and released by the Diesel Technology Forum. That...because there were more diesels to choose from. In 2000, there were only 12 diesel passenger vehicles available...

Life & style
At the end of the day, random thoughts creep in

Sometimes, late at night, when I have nothing to think about, my mind diesels on for a while before it shuts off for the night. Ideas that aren't very useful run through my brain as it is going into sleep...

Glynn Moore
Warren Road Elementary pupils back in school after gas smell investigation

...Road Elementary School on Wednesday.The odor was initially feared to be a gas leak but later determined to be the smell of diesel coming from equipment at a nearby construction site. Dee Griffin, spokeswoman for the Augusta Fire Department, said students...

Country music fans turn James Brown Arena sidewalk into campsite for Guitar Pull tickets

...tents she shared with her husband, Joseph, and friends Rick and Donna Fowler.Their setup included a television, carpet, diesel generator, coffee pot and a smaller popup tent outfitted with a camping toilet. Throughout the week, the group grilled ribeye...

128 gas pumps in Augusta area cited for defects in past 5 years

...Road needed three inspections in six days in July 2013 to remove water that had entered an underground storage tank for two diesel pumps.A year earlier, in April 2012, two pumps at the Golden Pantry in south Augusta on Mike Padgett Highway needed two...

Fuel stolen from tractor-trailer

An Augusta man says 25 gallons of diesel fuel was stolen from a tractor-trailer over the weekend.Kendrick Reeves said the theft took place between Thursday night and...

Event will show off alternative-fuel cars

...showcase designed to promote and explain the benefits of using vehicles that run on fuels other than the standard gasoline or diesel you buy at the pumps.The showcase will present the economic and practical benefits of alternative-fueled vehicles, such...

Diesel Corvette returns to owner

...CHARLESTON, W.Va. - An ice-blue 1978 diesel-powered Chevrolet Corvette has made...Charleston Daily Mail. "They turned it into diesel so it would not be a hot rod car but a...converting a Corvette from gasoline to diesel.Then, in October 1981, a Corvette...