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2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel: Ultimate Guide

2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel: Ultimate Guide

Joining the Chevrolet Cruze Eco in the carmaker's greener, less consumptive vehicle lineup, the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel has been one of Chevy's most eagerly-awaited models. The car has featured several times before on Green Car Reports, so below you can find all our previous coverage on the... read more

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2014 Volkswagen XL1 (Euro spec)  -  First Drive, Wolfsburg, June 2013

2014 Volkswagen XL1: First Drive Of Wolfsburg's 261-MPG Car

Look out, owners of 200-mph testosterone-supplement poster cars. If there ever was a real hypercar, it's the Volkswagen XL1. Although in recent years the term hypercar has... read more July 3, 2013 by  5


 
Audi R18 e-tron quattro, 24 Hours of Le Mans, 2013

Audi e-Tron Quattro Diesel Hybrid Race Car Wins Le Mans 24 Hours Race

Audi has continued its dominant run at the world's most famous endurance race, winning the Le Mans 24 Hours on Sunday. The team's twelfth Le Mans victory is also the second... read more June 25, 2013 by 


 
2010 Land Rover Range_e Hybrid Concept

Land Rover Diesel Hybrids Could Reach U.S. In 2014: Report

We're often asked why more automakers don't sell diesel-electric hybrid vehicles. There are plenty of good reasons why, but that doesn't stop people wanting the twin-pronged... read more June 13, 2013 by  3


 
Volkswagen XL1 plug-in diesel hybrid

Volkswagen XL1 Diesel Plug-In Gets "Just" 120 MPG In Real-World Drive

While the assembled hoardes drooled over Ferraris, Porsches and McLarens at March's Geneva Motor Show, those of a greener disposition were more interested in another vehicle... read more June 10, 2013 by  22


 
Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid

Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid Proves Popular: Production Doubles In Europe

There is, at the moment, only one production diesel plug-in hybrid car on sale, and it's currently only sold in Europe. That car is the Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid, combining... read more April 30, 2013 by  7


 
2013 Mercedes-Benz C Class Coupe

Next Mercedes-Benz C-Class Will Offer Diesel, Hybrid Options In 2014

One by one, the luxury automakers are turning towards greener vehicles. First came Lexus, expanding its hybrid range with every model. Then BMW, with a hybrid here and there... read more April 16, 2013 by 


 
2014 BMW 328d, 2013 New York Auto Show

2014 BMW 328d: Diesel Sport Sedan At New York Auto Show

We’ve already told you the BMW 3-Series would be getting a new four-cylinder diesel engine in the U.S., and that the engine, a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbodiesel... read more March 28, 2013 by  1


 
2015 Audi A3

2015 Audi A3 TDI Diesel Sedan Unveiled At NY Auto Show

The Volkswagen Audi Group is a master at filling niches, and another one is heading our way from early 2014. For the customer who wants the VW Jetta's sedan bodystyle and... read more March 27, 2013 by  2


 
2014 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid

New York Auto Show: Which Green Car Is Most Important?

The New York Auto Show is almost upon us, and rather than the usual raft of green concept cars, it's the production vehicles we're most looking forward to this year. Several... read more March 26, 2013 by  3


 
Cummins and Peterbilt 'SuperTruck'

How To Make A Semi Much More Efficient: Cummins 'SuperTruck'

Consider this: The average semi truck is actually quite economical. No, really. A typical long-haul truck averages between 5.5 and 6.5 mpg. But it's also really, really... read more March 25, 2013 by  18


 
Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid

Volvo V60 Plug-In Diesel Hybrid: Quick Drive Of NY Auto Show Debut

Diesel cars are at their most economical on long, steady journeys, and plug-in hybrids are at their best for shorter trips. So why haven't the two been combined yet?... read more March 21, 2013 by  18


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI test car running on Solazyme algae-derived diesel fuel

Diesel Fuel Derived From Algae Now Testing In 2 VW TDI Models

For a century, we've gotten almost all our gasoline and diesel fuel from petrochemicals. Now Silicon Valley startup Solazyme [NSDQ:SZYM] is testing diesel fuel derived from... read more March 8, 2013 by  27


 
Mitsubishi GR-HEV hybrid pickup concept: Geneva Motor Show live photos

Mitsubishi GR-HEV Concept: Hybrid Pickup At Geneva

Mitsubishi doesn't sell a pickup truck in the U.S, but elsewhere around the world its L200 model is a highly popular utility vehicle. Typically powered by a 2.5-liter... read more March 6, 2013 by  1


 
Volkswagen Golf TDI BlueMotion

Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion: 70 MPG Hatchback... U.S. Won't Get

If you were to associate Volkswagen with one particular fuel-efficient technology, it'd probably be diesel. VW's range of diesels is expanding in the U.S, but it's massive in... read more March 5, 2013 by  25


 
2014 Volkswagen XL1, 2013 Geneva Motor Show

Volkswagen XL1 Diesel Plug-In Hybrid: Live Photos From Geneva

Will this be the car that finally makes the ultra-aerodynamic and futuristic GM EV1 electric car look old-fashioned? Today, VW Group took the wraps off the production version... read more March 5, 2013 by  15


 
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