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

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 this year, as are most of its competitors, the TDI diesel version will be the highest-efficiency A3 model until the e-tron... read more

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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 


 
2014 Volkswagen XL1 (European model)

Four-Seat Volkswagen 'XL2' Diesel Plug-In Hybrid Coming?

For a two-seat car priced at more than $100,000, not sold in North America, and with just 250 built, the Volkswagen XL1 gets an extraordinary amount of attention. That's due... read more August 20, 2014 by 


 
2015 Mazda Mazda6

Mazda To Offer Diesel-Hybrid (In Japan Only) While U.S. Diesels Still MIA

Mazda's American customers are still waiting on their first diesel model, but the Japanese brand could soon offer its home-market customers a diesel hybrid option too... read more August 14, 2014 by 


 
Pickup truck "rolling coal"

Could 'Rolling Coal' Become Illegal In NJ? The Downside Of (Some) Diesel Drivers

Bullies. We all knew one at school--usually bigger than you, typically loud, obnoxious, and cruel, and often pretty dumb. Often they acted that way to make up for... read more August 12, 2014 by 


 
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, Bear Mountain, May 2014

Ram 1500 Diesel Pickup Fuel Economy: Drivers Beat Mileage Ratings In Real-World Use

This year's full-size pickup truck sales are surging, driven at least in part by increased U.S. oil production, according to Ford chief economist Emily Kolinski Morris... read more August 7, 2014 by 


 
2015 Chevrolet Colorado Z71

2015 Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon Mid-Size Pickups Almost Here

The number of new mid-size pickup trucks has dwindled in recent years, leaving many analysts to wonder what might have been. The speculation will end soon, because a new pair... read more August 5, 2014 by 


 
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