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Our Guide To Every 2014 And 2015 Diesel Car On Sale In The U.S.

Our Guide To Every 2014 And 2015 Diesel Car On Sale In The U.S.

It was much easier to be suspicious of older diesels with their poor performance, noise and so-so economy figures, and images of diesel-powered trucks "rolling coal" did nothing for their green image either. The latest generation of diesels are significantly cleaner than their older brethren, with... read more

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The MINI Cooper SD diesel

MINI Cooper Diesels May Be U.S. Bound: Report

Contrary to the myth that U.S. buyers don’t want diesels, MINI head Dr. Kay Segler reports that diesel MINI models are the most common request from its U.S. customers... read more January 27, 2012 by  3


 
Mercedes-Benz E400 Hybrid and E300 Bluetec Hybrid live photos

Mercedes-Benz Unveils E300 BlueTec Hybrid, E400 Hybrid At Detroit Auto Show

Big luxury cars can be green too. That’s the message from Mercedes-Benz as it launches two new hybrid E-Class cars at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show. The Mercedes-Benz E300... read more January 9, 2012 by 


 
2012 Cadillac SRX

Cadillac Seriously Considers Producing Clean Diesel Engines, Possibly For U.S.

When it comes to large luxury sedans and SUVs, many car buyers are now choosing to swap high-capacity gasoline engines for the latest generation of high-mileage, clean-diesel... read more November 28, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze

To Celebrate 100 Years, Chevy Sells Its One Millionth Cruze

Chevrolet launched its compact Cruze model globally in 2009, followed by the North American launch in 2010 as a 2011 model. Since then, the Cruze has proven to be a home run... read more November 3, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Volkswagen Golf TDI

2012 Volkswagen Golf TDI Clean Diesel: 5 Things You Need To Know

Volkswagen is one of the few automakers to have consistently produced diesel-powered cars for the U.S. market. In fact, we told you last week that a 1974-1983 diesel VW... read more September 26, 2011 by  19


 
2012 Mercedes-Benz ML350 BlueTec

Diesel: The Dark-Horse Contender For Cleaner, Greener Cars?

Though about half the new cars sold in Europe are diesels, the technology has never had much traction in the United States, partly because much stricter U.S. clean air... read more September 19, 2011 by  17


 
2011 Land Rover DC100 and DC100 Sport Concepts

Land Rover Bringing Diesel Engines To The U.S.

If you need a luxury SUV with go-anywhere capability, but prefer the greater fuel economy of a diesel engine over a gasoline one, you don’t really have any options in... read more September 15, 2011 by  1


 
2009 Mahindra Pik Up

Mahindra's Diesel Pickups About To Lose EPA Approval

On paper, the Mahindra TR20 and TR40 compact pickups sounded like an ideal choice for a lot of potential buyers. Powered by a 2.2-liter, four-cylinder diesel engine, the... read more September 13, 2011 by 


 
2012 Bentley Continental GTC

Bentley Examines Plug-in Hybrids, Diesels - But W-12 Here To Stay

Bentley might be better known for its fast, powerful, luxury cars typically owned by celebrities, sports stars and business moguls -- but that doesn’t mean it... read more August 30, 2011 by 


 
John and Helen Taylor depart on the Smarter Driving Tour. Image: Shell

Aussie Hypermiling Couple Hit 64mpg In 2011 Chevy Cruze Eco

You might remember a few weeks ago we brought you news of Australian couple John and Helen Taylor. Rather than enjoying the usual trappings of tourism, the Taylors wanted to... read more August 26, 2011 by  2


 
Chevrolet Cruze 2.0 VCDi turbodiesel (Europe)

2013 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel: Not Just MPG, MPH On Offer Too

Diesels: Dirty and slow, right? Only if you've never left the 1980s. Diesel engine technology has come along in leaps and bounds over the past two decades and the best of... read more August 17, 2011 by  12


 
Daihatsu A-Concept

Small, Fun, High-MPG Minicars, Never Coming To The U.S.

Life is so unfair sometimes. Car companies have been dangling the carrot of smaller and more fuel efficient vehicles in front of us for a few years now and though we've... read more August 11, 2011 by 


 
Tough Tractor Trailer

New Study Links Diesel Particulates And Heart Disease

It’s no secret that diesel fumes from trucks, buses and older diesel automobiles can be linked to health issues. Those with asthma or other respiratory conditions are... read more August 3, 2011 by  3


 
Chevrolet Cruze 2.0 VCDi turbodiesel (Europe)

GM CEO Confirms 2013 Chevy Cruze Diesel For U.S.: Report

Good news, diesel fans in the U.S.: Chevrolet will offer a diesel engine option for its popular Cruze compact sedan, beginning in 2013. Rumors of a diesel Cruze in the U.S... read more July 22, 2011 by 


 
2012 Mercedes-Benz ML350 BlueTec

2012 Mercedes-Benz ML350 BlueTec: Diesel Priced Right

When addressing the absence of clean diesel automobile options in the U.S. market, one of the most frequent objections raised by automakers is the price difference between... read more July 19, 2011 by  5


 
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