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

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 of the Volkswagen XL1, a turbodiesel plug-in hybrid two-seater that will be its most fuel-efficient model ever offered. The... read more

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee  -  2013 Detroit Auto Show

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel: Live Photos From Detroit Auto Show

The Jeep Grand Cherokee isn't usually what people think of when you say "green car," but the new diesel version that's coming for 2014 moves it somewhat closer to that... read more January 16, 2013 by  2


 
City of Detroit, by jdurchen [Flickr]

2013 Detroit Auto Show Preview: Diesels, Electrics And Hybrids

Next week is the annual Detroit Auto Show, one of the most important events on the automotive calendar and increasingly a place for car companies to show off new green... read more January 11, 2013 by  3


 
2012 Audi R18 e-tron quattro LMP1 race car

More Details Emerge On Upcoming Audi Diesel-Hybrid Supercar

A few more details have leaked out on Audi's future diesel-hybrid supercar, which will transfer elements of its Le Mans-winning R18 diesel hybrid powertrain into a roadgoing... read more December 12, 2012 by  1


 
2014 Ford Transit van

2014 Ford Transit Van: Fuel-Efficient Diesel Option Unveiled

The diesel engine for the 2014 Ford Transit van will be a five-cylinder PowerStroke model, the company announced today, extending the fuel efficiency benefits of clean-diesel... read more December 9, 2012 by  13


 
2014 Mazda Mazda6

2014 Mazda Mazda6: VW TDI Models To Get A Clean-Diesel Rival

Mazda is pushing ahead with its plans to offer a clean-diesel four-cylinder engine that could prove to be a strong rival to the TDI four in some Volkswagen and Audi products... read more November 30, 2012 by  6


 
Gas pump

NYC Rations Fuel, Jersey Makes 'Dyed Diesel' Legal In Sandy Aftermath

New York City and Long Island today instituted temporary fuel rationing, with drivers only allowed to buy gasoline on alternate days. Starting at 6 am tomorrow, vehicles with... read more November 8, 2012 by  4


 
Mercedes-Benz E300 Bluetec Hybrid sedan

Diesel Hybrids: Why They Don't Make As Much Sense As You Think

Volkswagen's line of TDI diesel cars has passionate fans. Now that the company is launching the 2013 VW Jetta Hybrid, it will likely gain some hybrid advocates too. But... read more November 6, 2012 by  61


 
"Hybrid VW" license plate from 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid drive event

VW Diesel Buyers, Hybrid Buyers: Both Want Fuel Economy, But Beyond That...

When the 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid arrives at dealers in late December or early January, VW will become the only carmaker offering both a diesel engine and a hybrid model... read more October 31, 2012 by  57


 
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Los Angeles, August 2012

2013 Green Car Buyers Guide: Hybrids, Diesels, Plug-Ins

It's autumn, which means that new 2013 cars are now showing up in dealerships all across the country. With gas prices high and new fuel-economy standards in effect... read more October 9, 2012 by  1


 
2012 Fiat 500 Electric/Elettra

Chrysler: Yes, We'll Build A Few Electric And Hybrid Cars (We Have To)

Give Chrysler credit for consistency. A company executive said yesterday that it would indeed build electric and hybrid vehicles, though "sparingly" and for the "right kinds... read more August 8, 2012 by  6


 
2012 Mercedes-Benz S 350 BlueTEC 4Matic, road test, June 2012

2012 Mercedes-Benz S 350 BlueTEC: One Week In 32-MPG Diesel Luxury Sedan

If your daily driving resembles a New York City cabbie's--lots of stop and go--you should get a hybrid for best fuel efficiency. But if it's closer to that of a traveling... read more June 19, 2012 by  1


 
Tata Nano Diesel prototype seen on the road in India - spy photo by Indian Autos Blog

Will Tata Nano Diesel--World's Tiniest & Cheapest--Get 70 MPG?

We won't see it here, but diesel fans everywhere are eagerly waiting for the world's smallest, cheapest four-seat diesel passenger car to be launched later this year in... read more June 4, 2012 by 


 
U.S. Army Fuel Efficient Demonstrator (FED) Bravo concept diesel hybrid-electric vehicle, April 2012

Army Diesel-Hybrid Concept: Twice The MPG, Just As Fierce As Humvee

For U.S. armed forces, green is mostly seen these days as accents in beige battlefield camo. But reducing the cost and risk of delivering very expensive diesel fuel in... read more May 4, 2012 by  1


 
'Diesel fuel only' caution on Audi Q7 TDI

One In 10 New Vehicles Will Be Diesel In 2015, Bosch Says; Here's Why

Hybrids have fans, diesels have fans, and while they produce their best fuel economy under different circumstances, each one tends to be a greener choice than a conventional... read more April 30, 2012 by  32


 
Sexy is a diesel

Sales Of Diesel Cars Rise By 40 Percent In 1 Year, But...

They might get impressive gas mileage and be great for towing, but it isn’t a secret that most Americans hate diesel-powered cars. Historically, diesel-powered cars... read more April 19, 2012 by  6


 
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