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Audi diesel: another shoe drops as top VW Group execs implicated

Audi diesel: another shoe drops as top VW Group execs implicated

It has been nearly two years since Volkswagen came clean and admitted its "clean diesel" engines were actually quite dirty. In 2015, a VW engineer admitted the TDI diesel cars sold in the U.S. since 2009 were outfitted with "defeat device" software that let them pass emission tests, only to emit... read more

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2018 Volvo XC60

Volvo's current diesels may be its last: CEO

Diesel has had an increasing rough ride during the current decade—scandals, emission crackdowns, a push for electric vehicles—and it's becoming clear that some... read more May 19, 2017 by


 
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

Diesel Priced Almost As Low As Gasoline, As Gas Demand Surges

The price of diesel fuel in the U.S. has fallen more than 25 cents per gallon this year. And thanks to high demand for gasoline, the two fuels now cost nearly the same in... read more June 29, 2015 by


 
2017 Jaguar XE

2017 Jaguar XE Small Sport Sedan To Offer Diesel Option At Start

The 2017 Jaguar XE sport sedan won't arrive in the U.S. until next year, but we already have details on the diesel powertrain that will be available at launch. Jaguar... read more May 1, 2015 by


 
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


 
BMW and Toyota to swap green technology

BMW, Toyota Release More Information On Green Engine Partnership

Earlier this week our sister site Motor Authority reported that the European arms of BMW and Toyota had plans to work together on exchanging diesel and hybrid car technology... read more December 1, 2011 by 0


 
Hybrid parking spot, by Flickr user rscottjones

Attention, Shoppers: Infiniti QX56s, Diesels Are NOT Hybrids

It will come as a horrible shock to the driver of the pale green Infiniti QX56, but the 2-ton-plus full-size sport utility vehicle is not actually a hybrid. Nor, for that... read more April 18, 2011 by 2


 
diesel and AdBlue fillers in Audi Q7 TDI

Green Advice: You Filled A Diesel Car With Gasoline; Now What?

Unless you're Argonne Laboratories, putting gasoline into a diesel fueled car is a bad problem. Maybe it was brain fade. Perhaps you rented or borrowed an unfamiliar car. Or... read more December 29, 2010 by 3


 
Slide from "Selling Green in Today's Market," GfK Research, October 2010

Why Buy Green Cars? For the Cost Savings, Not the Planet, Survey Says

If you're reading this site, there's a good chance that you're interested in driving green: saving fuel, perhaps reducing the overall impact of your transportation choices on... read more November 3, 2010 by 2


 
Audi A3 TDI clean diesel - European model

Audi To Add Diesel Versions Of Every Model It Makes By 2015

In Europe, roughly half of all passenger cars sold come with fuel-efficient diesel engines. But for a variety of reasons, passenger diesels haven't caught on in the States... read more November 1, 2010 by 4


 
2010 Honda Insight 5dr CVT EX Grille

Honda Doubles Down on Hybrids, Dumps Clean Diesel To Go Green

Although Honda designed and sold the world's second hybrid-electric car, the 1999-2006 Insight, the company hasn't done nearly as well in hybrids as its larger rival Toyota... read more July 16, 2010 by 0


 

 
 

 
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