Diesel

 
Diesel cars can save you money, but only a few diesel trucks do: analysis

Diesel cars can save you money, but only a few diesel trucks do: analysis

While diesel vehicles have received a black eye in the form of the Volkswagen emissions scandal, they often still deliver better fuel economy than comparable gasoline models. But does a lower volume of fuel consumed necessarily translate into lower ownership costs? Various cars, SUVs, and pickup... read more

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Eiffel Tower in Paris, France (photo by Rijin, via Wikimedia Commons)

Mayors of 4 capital cities to ban all diesel vehicles by 2025

Even before the Volkswagen diesel scandal, diesel passenger cars were never popular in the U.S. But in other parts of the world—especially Europe—diesels have... read more December 2, 2016 by


 
2016 Mercedes-Benz C450 AMG Sport

Diesel: Mercedes asks if it's worth the effort, Audi sticks with it for U.S.

The ongoing Volkswagen diesel scandal continues to affect the U.S. market for diesel cars in a negative way. Diesels have never been as popular in the U.S. as they are in... read more November 23, 2016 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Atlas

VW to build Atlas TDI diesel in U.S., but only for export to Russia

The ongoing diesel scandal means all Volkswagen and Audi TDI models are still absent from U.S. showrooms—and likely will be for some years to come. Even a new TDI... read more November 22, 2016 by


 
2017 Mazda CX-5

Mazda diesel to arrive fall 2017, it says, in new CX-5 crossover (updated)

The 2017 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover is an entirely new design, Mazda says, although you might not see it at first glance. The small Japanese maker unveiled the new... read more November 18, 2016 by


 
2010 Dodge Ram 2500

FCA sued over emissions of 2007-2012 Dodge Ram diesel pickups with Cummins engines

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and engine supplier Cummins are the latest companies to be accused of hiding excess diesel-exhaust emissions. A class-action lawsuit filed... read more November 17, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW has criminal charges too; does Audi trans cheat make settling harder?

The Volkswagen 2.0-liter diesel settlement was approved in late October, but the company's troubles are far from over. VW still needs to reach a settlement with regulators... read more November 14, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Passat SEL long-term test

VW offers $1,000 loyalty bonus to all owners of 2001-later Volkswagens

Individual dealers and several competitor automakers have already tried to cash in on the Volkswagen diesel settlement, but VW itself hasn't offered any notable incentives... read more November 10, 2016 by


 
2016 Audi R18 LMP1 World Endurance Championship race car

Dominant Audi racing team dumps diesel hybrids for electric power

Over the past decade and a half, Audi has built a racing dynasty. The German luxury automaker has dominated the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race, one of the most... read more November 10, 2016 by


 
2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

VW's home state calls diesel actions 'inexcusable' as scandal expands

While Volkswagen has received approval from U.S. and European authorities to take some steps to address diesel cars with emissions-cheating "defeat device" software, the... read more November 8, 2016 by


 
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

What will VW do with TDI diesel buyback cars? It's not what you think

Within weeks, Volkswagen and Audi will starting buying back thousands of 2.0-liter diesel cars sold between 2009 and 2015. So what will the company do once it's legally taken... read more November 3, 2016 by


 
BMW i3 and Volkswagen e-Golf electric cars using Combined Charging System (CCS) DC fast charging

Congressmen question EPA over VW funds for electric-car charging

Even though a settlement covering almost half a million 2.0-liter 4-cylinder TDI cars that were the main focus of the Volkswagen diesel scandal was approved by a federal... read more November 3, 2016 by


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI Six-Month Road Test

Trade-in deals for VW diesel owners taking buyback: our list

Now that the Volkswagen 2.0-liter diesel settlement has has received final approval from a federal judge, VW can soon start sending out buyback offers to affected owners... read more November 2, 2016 by


 
2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Street Edition

VW dealers use diesel buyback to offer deals even before TDI owners bring in cars

The Volkswagen diesel settlement for 2.0-liter TDI cars received final approval from a federal judge earlier this week. That means VW is now able to send out buyback offers... read more October 28, 2016 by


 
2017 Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai targets VW diesel buyback owners with special prices

Now that a final settlement has been approved by U.S. District Court Judge Charles Breyer, Volkswagen can begin sending out buyback offers to hundreds of thousands of... read more October 27, 2016 by


 
2016 Mercedes-Benz C 350e plug-in hybrid, San Francisco, March 2015

Diesel cars dwindle as Mercedes-Benz C300d is pulled from U.S. before launch

The Volkswagen diesel scandal has had wide-ranging impacts globally, and specific local effects in the U.S. vehicle market. No VW Group brand will sell diesel vehicles in... read more October 27, 2016 by


 

 
 

 
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