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2015 Audi A3 TDI Diesel: Fuel Economy Review

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 its evolution from a five-door hatchback to a four-door sedan, facing it off neatly against the Mercedes-Benz CLA (also a... read more

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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 


 
Achates opposed-piston two-stroke diesel engine, as it would be packaged for truck installation

Achates Closer To Production Of Radically Efficient Two-Stroke Truck Diesel

Suppose you could take an old engine concept discarded in the 1970s, add modern fuel metering and injection control hardware and software, and offer a compact powerplant that... read more October 15, 2014 by 


 
Diesel taxis in London (Image by Flickr user Lars Ploughmann, used under CC license)

Further Crackdowns On Diesel Emissions Only A Matter Of Time?

Both the U.S. and Europe have implemented tighter emissions or fuel-economy standards for gasoline-powered vehicles, but Europe's legion of diesel cars and trucks may get... read more October 15, 2014 by 


 
Gas pump

Fewer Gas Stations, But More Diesel Pumps, As Diesel Sales Rise

Fueling infrastructure isn't something automakers traditionally had to think about much. For more than a century, oil refiners and distributors have built and run a network... read more October 13, 2014 by 


 
The Mighty 190 Rap Video

Freaky Friday: Veggie Diesel Mercedes 190 Spawns Bad Rap Video

This black Mercedes 190 is far from the first Mercedes-Benz diesel car converted to run on used cooking oil--but it's probably the first to get its own rap song. This (NSFW)... read more October 10, 2014 by 


 
Volkswagen XL Sport concept, 2014 Paris Auto Show

Paris Motor Show Roundup: Electric, Hybrid, And Other Green Cars

Autumn is here, and so is auto-show season. The 2014 Paris Motor Show this week kicked off the annual global parade of new production cars and concepts, and several notable... read more October 3, 2014 by 


 
2017 Jaguar XE

2017 Jaguar XE Diesel To Face Off Against BMW 328d (3-Series Diesel)

The 2017 Jaguar XE sedan won't arrive in the U.S. for a couple of years, but company officials revealed some important details yesterday at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. The XE... read more October 2, 2014 by 


 
2015 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

2015 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Production To Double: 1 In 5 Trucks To Get Diesel

Increased fuel efficiency has apparently struck a chord with full-size pickup-truck buyers: Chrysler said yesterday it would double production of its 2015 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel... read more October 1, 2014 by 


 
Beijing smog

Diesel Pollution In London Makes Air Worse Than Beijing For Nitrous Oxides

There's a lot of talk about so-called clean diesel, which in North America means any diesel that meets tailpipe emissions standards that went into effect seven years ago... read more September 22, 2014 by 


 
2013 Kia Optima Hybrid

Kia Optima Diesel Mild Hybrid Planned, But Not For U.S. Market

The Kia Optima Hybrid has been the Korean brand's green-car mainstay for four years now, but now Kia is taking its hybrid technology in a new direction--at least for some... read more September 19, 2014 by 


 
Clean Energy Fuels natural gas refueling station Long Beach, California.

Why Aren't Natural Gas-Powered Long-Haul Semi Trucks Selling Better?

We will likely never see battery-electric trucks enter the long-haul freight mainstream, but other alternatives to diesel fuel exist today. One is natural gas, which comes... read more August 28, 2014 by 


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

Diesel Drivers: Would You Take $13,000 To Switch To Electric Cars?

Diesel has long been the fuel of choice for European drivers wishing to reduce their motoring costs. However, recent concerns over the emissions of older diesel vehicles has... read more August 26, 2014 by 


 
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