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2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Vs. Golf TDI: Back-To-Back Test Drive

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Vs. Golf TDI: Back-To-Back Test Drive

With the introduction of the 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf late this year, VW will be the only automaker to offer (in the U.S.) both diesel and all-electric versions of the same model in the U.S. While we expected to plan a back-to-back drive of these two models at some point, we didn’t expect it to... read more

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2014 Hyundai Tucson

Could Upcoming 2016 Hyundai Tucson Get A Diesel Engine Option?

While the keys of the first Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell to be leased in the U.S. were handed over last month, the automaker is putting the final touches on the new 2016 Hyundai... read more July 14, 2014 by 


 
Nissan Frontier Diesel Prototype, Nashville, July 2014

Nissan Frontier Diesel Pickup Truck: Prototype Drive Review

As automakers seek to improve fuel economy across their entire lineups, diesel engines are beginning to trickle down from heavy-duty, full-size pickup trucks to lighter-duty... read more July 11, 2014 by 


 
2015 Audi R8 V10

2016 Audi R8 Sports Car To Offer Diesel, Electric Variants

A few years ago the concept of a green sports car would have been completely alien, but fast-forward a few years and the market has changed significantly. Tesla, for a time... read more July 10, 2014 by 


 
Diesel

Growth In Diesel Car And Truck Sales Outpaces Market Growth This Year

Drivers in the U.S. are finally coming around to the idea of diesel cars, it seems--as sales have increased by 25 percent during the first six months of 2014. In data... read more July 10, 2014 by 


 
2013 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD bi-fuel (natural gas & gasoline) pickup truck

Natural-Gas Vehicle Makers Propose New Unit: Diesel Gallon Equivalent

How do you ensure that all fuels are treated equally, and that customers are aware of the benefits and drawbacks to every alternative to gasoline power? One of the most... read more July 9, 2014 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen XL1 (European model)

Volkswagen XL1 Hybrid Deliveries Begin In UK, And It Ain't Cheap...

We always knew the Volkswagen XL1 wouldn't be cheap. It's a limited-run, carbon-fiber bodied, plug-in hybrid, gull-winged low-slung eco supercar. None of that sounds cheap... read more July 1, 2014 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz E300 Bluetec Hybrid driven 1,223 miles on one tank of diesel

Mercedes Diesel Fuel Economy: European Model Beats 60 MPG

Range is often discussed when the subject of electric cars comes up, but it's also relevant in the world of internal combustion. Driving the most economical car in the world... read more June 30, 2014 by 


 
2015 Audi A3 Sedan  -  First Drive, March 2014

2015 Audi A3 TDI Diesel Luxury Sedan Priced From $32,600

While gasoline versions of the all-new 2015 Audi A3 compact luxury sedan went on sale in April, the model line also includes a TDI diesel version as well as an S3 performance... read more June 20, 2014 by 


 
2014 Audi A6 2.0 TDI Ultra

German Federal Parliament Gets Efficient Audi Diesel Cars For Official Duties

World governments are spurring carmakers to lower emissions through stricter regulations, that much we know. But how much effort is there to make the cars lawmakers actually... read more June 15, 2014 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel

2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel: Ultimate Guide

Joining the Chevrolet Cruze Eco in the carmaker's greener, less consumptive vehicle lineup, the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel has been one of Chevy's most eagerly-awaited... read more June 12, 2014 by 


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI: First Drive Of All-New Diesel Hatchback

In today's American car market, 45 miles per gallon is a rare occasion, and 50 miles per gallon is pure fantasy. That's the case for nearly any vehicle that has a fuel tank... read more June 10, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW 328d xDrive Sport Wagon, New York City, Jun 2014

2014 BMW 328d xDrive: 40-MPG Diesel Sport Wagon Reviewed

Lots of people want practical vehicles to haul families and their goods around, and increasingly small and fuel-efficient diesel engines are an option--albeit often an... read more June 6, 2014 by 


 
2014 Audi Q5 TDI, Catskill Mountains, Oct 2013

New Diesel SUVs & Crossovers: Jeep, Audi, Mercedes, VW Fuel Economy Tested: UPDATED

You read a lot about hybrids and electric cars these days, but fuel-efficient diesel engines will be coming in certain classes of cars this year and in the future. The most... read more June 5, 2014 by 


 
2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Where Do Hybrids, Diesels Sell Best? State-By-State Data Shows Answers

If you happen to buy a new hybrid or diesel car, where are you most likely to see another one facing you across a four-way intersection? The Diesel Technology Forum--a trade... read more June 4, 2014 by 


 
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, Bear Mountain, May 2014

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel: Quick First Drive Report

Plug-in cars may get a lot of attention, but improving the efficiency of big trucks can have a huge effect on reducing overall emissions--and owners' fuel bills as well. The... read more May 30, 2014 by 


 
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