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Fuel Efficiency

Hegewisch plant making a more fuel-efficient version of police cruiser

Hegewisch plant making a more fuel-efficient version of police cruiser

Ford's Chicago Assembly Plant in Hegewisch is making a new fuel-efficient version of its popular Police Interceptor sedan for officers who are not likely to get into high-speed chases.

December 14, 2013 11:30 pm
RICH JAMES: Motorists shouldn't bridge gap in road funds

RICH JAMES: Motorists shouldn't bridge gap in road funds

Let me see if I've got this right.

October 23, 2013 12:00 am
PHIL WIELAND: User fee is really a fine for doing good

PHIL WIELAND: User fee is really a fine for doing good

Governments always needs more money, and legislators stay up nights thinking of ways to make us pay more even if it means we're paying for doing what's right.

October 18, 2013 12:00 am

Mileage tax to fund road construction may get state study

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is taking in less revenue from its gasoline tax as fuel efficient and alternative fuel cars increasingly fill the state's roads and highways.

February 12, 2013 5:52 pm Related

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New Crown Point squad cars will be E85 compatibile

CROWN POINT | The latest police cars to join the city fleet will be equipped to run on alternative fuel.

April 01, 2012 7:15 pm
Region police departments see pros, cons to E85 initiative

Region police departments see pros, cons to E85 initiative

Region police departments trying to replace aging squad cars with newer ones capable of burning plant-based E85 are finding the task isn't as simple as choosing where to gas up.

December 29, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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