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UK Official Says Encouraging Diesel Cars To Lower Carbon Was 'Wrong'

UK Official Says Encouraging Diesel Cars To Lower Carbon Was 'Wrong'

For at least 20 years, diesel cars have been much more popular in Europe than in the United States. Because diesel combustion is more efficient than gasoline combustion, the engines help drivers save money on fuel--and produce lower emissions of greenhouse gases. MORE: Diesel Pollution In London... read more

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2016 Land Rover Range Rover and Range Rover Sport HSE Td6 diesel models, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Diesel Engines Selling Well In Large Luxury SUVs & Crossovers

In the U.S., diesel engines have long been established in pickup trucks. In passenger cars, however, they've remained a small part of the overall market. But diesels seem to... read more January 21, 2015 by 


 
2015 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel HFE

2015 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Adds HFE Model For Higher Fuel Efficiency Rating

The Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is currently the most fuel-efficient full-size pickup truck on sale in the U.S., but Ram plans to improve on that performance. Well, it plans to... read more January 14, 2015 by 


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf family

2015 Volkswagen Golf Named North American Car Of The Year

Every year at the Detroit Auto Show, a panel of automotive journalists that has spent months evaluating new cars announces the North American Car of the Year. This year, that... read more January 13, 2015 by 


 
2016 Land Rover Range Rover and Range Rover Sport HSE Td6 diesel models, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Range Rover Launches Two Diesel Models At Detroit Auto Show; Jaguar F-Pace Named

Tonight, Jaguar Land Rover unveiled its first diesel-powered models to be sold in North America, joining the three German luxury brands in adding more fuel-efficient diesel... read more January 11, 2015 by 


 
AirFlow BulletTruck (Images: AirFlow Truck Company)

Green Car Reports Year In Reverse: Our 5 Biggest Stories In 2014

It's December 31, when we like to look back to see which stories were our most popular over the entire year. Boy, did we get some surprises this year! Not a single... read more December 31, 2014 by 


 
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Los Angeles, August 2012

Green Car Reports Scorecard: 3 Stories We Got Right In 2014, 3 We Didn't

We published roughly 1,800 stories on Green Car Reports this year, covering everything from fuel economy (it's rising) to electric cars (there are more on sale than ever)... read more December 30, 2014 by 


 
2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK Class (GLK250 BlueTEC)

2014-2015 Mercedes Diesel Models Recalled For Possible Oil Leak

Mercedes-Benz is recalling certain 2014 and 2015 BlueTec diesel vehicles to address an issue that could potentially lead to hazardous oil leaks. The recall of 4,871 E 250... read more December 22, 2014 by 


 
2015 Audi A3 TDI, New York City, Nov 2014

2015 Audi A3 TDI Diesel: Fuel Economy Review

The 2015 Audi A3 is the first all-new version of the compact luxury car since it was launched in the U.S. as a 2006 model. And there are a lot of changes. Most noticeable is... read more December 18, 2014 by 


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz E250 BlueTec

Are Diesels Cheaper To Own Than Gas Cars? Varies By Model, Study Says

People buy green cars for many reasons: to save money and/or to save the planet. But fuel savings don't automatically translate into cash savings. Diesel vehicles typically... read more December 16, 2014 by 


 
2016 Mazda 6

Mazda 6 Diesel Sedan Still Planned, But More Oomph Needed, Company Says

U.S. sales of the Mazda 6 sedan equipped with the Skyactiv-D diesel engine are looking more and more like a case of "close, but no cigar." Mazda has continually delayed... read more December 4, 2014 by 


 
Paris, by Flickr user Alexandre Dulaunoy (Used under CC License)

Days Numbered For Dirtiest Diesels In Europe; France To Phase Out Diesel Fuel

For many European cities, diesel exhaust emissions have become a health as well as an environmental problem. So in addition to promoting electric cars or alternative forms of... read more December 2, 2014 by 


 
Volkswagen CrossBlue

New Volkswagen TDI Turbodiesel Engine: 268 HP, Electric Turbocharger

As it works to meet stricter global emissions standards, Volkswagen is set to launch a range of new fuel-saving technologies on future models. Among the highlights of a... read more November 11, 2014 by 


 
2015 Audi A3 Sedan  -  First Drive, March 2014

2015 Audi A3 TDI Diesel: Best Car To Buy 2015 Nominee

The first of our five nominees for Green Car Reports' 2015 Best Car To Buy award is the new 2015 Audi A3 TDI, the diesel version of Audi's new compact luxury sedan. All-new... read more October 29, 2014 by 


 
Toyota Auris Touring Sports Hybrid first drive, Mallorca

Another Study Confirms: Hybrids Do Best In Cities, Diesels On Highways

A vehicle's design largely determines its fuel efficiency, but how it's driven--and where--can have a significant impact as well. With their ability to drive solely on... read more October 29, 2014 by 


 
2015 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai And Kia Evaluate Offering Diesels For Fuel Economy In U.S. Cars

Hyundai and Kia sell hybrids, an electric car, and a hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle in the U.S.--the latter two in limited numbers--but there's one green-car avenue the Korean... read more October 15, 2014 by 


 
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