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Chevy Cruze Diesel Sales: Mediocre At Best, So Far

Chevy Cruze Diesel Sales: Mediocre At Best, So Far

The 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel went on sale almost a year ago, the first diesel passenger car sold by General Motors in 28 years. Hopes were high for the Cruze with the European turbodiesel engine, which effectively competed with the long-established Volkswagen Jetta TDI, the only other mainstream... read more

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2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Street Edition

Best Used Green Car To Buy: Volkswagen Jetta TDI

Last week we started a series of the Five Best Used Green Cars To Buy. We've already looked at two of the best-known green cars, the 2004-2009 Toyota Prius and the 2006-2011... read more April 30, 2012 by  4


 
diesel badge on 2011 Porsche Cayenne (euro spec)

Are Diesel Cars Less Relevant Than Ever In The U.S?

Spend time in any European city, and you'll quickly become used to two sounds. One, is the constant buzz from thousands of mopeds, by far the quickest way of navigating the... read more February 1, 2012 by  14


 
2011 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Volkswagen, Audi Recall Clean-Diesel TDI Cars For Fuel Leak Problem

The Volkswagen Group 2.0-liter clean-diesel TDI engine has been fitted to quite a number of VW vehicles over the years, as well as the Audi A3 TDI. Now the company has... read more October 6, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Honda Civic Hybrid, road test, Spring 2011

Our MPGs Vs Consumer Reports: Volt, Civic Hybrid, Jetta TDI, Lexus CT 200h, Fiat 500

The good folks over at Consumer Reports are the ultimate rationalists when it comes to testing and buying cars. They don't use media-fleet cars, but buy their test vehicles... read more August 23, 2011 by  14


 
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


 
2011 Volkswagen Jetta

More Volkswagen Diesel Woes: Feds Investigate 2011 Jetta TDI

Volkswagen's TDI diesel engines have long attracted fans and repeat buyers. But now a second investigation this year into the reliability of its TDI engines may cast a shadow... read more August 8, 2011 by  3


 
2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

NHTSA Investigates 2009, 2010 VW, Audi TDI Diesel Fuel Pumps

Got a 2009 or 2010 Volkswagen Golf or Jetta with the TDI clean diesel engine? Or an Audi A3 TDI? Ever had the engine stall unexpectedly? If so, the National Highway Traffic... read more February 14, 2011 by  1


 
2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Street Edition

Quick Drive: 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup

Before unveiling the redesigned 2011 Jetta, Volkswagen decided to drop a special treat into the lineup of the 2010 model--a TDI Cup Street Edition. Like the old SCCA Showroom... read more October 20, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Volkswagen Jetta

Preview: 2011 Volkswagen Jetta

Sales of the new 2010 Volkswagen Golf (MkVI) are picking up pace all around the country and considering the car’s solid feel, classy styling and German engineering, it’s... read more June 15, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Ford Super Duty F-450 4WD Crew Cab Lariat Grille

Why Can't 'Flex-Fuel' Clean Diesels Run Entirely On Biodiesel?

Our article last week on Ford's doubling of its flex-fuel models included a mention that diesel models of the new 2011 Ford Super Duty pickup trucks will run on either pure... read more May 11, 2010 by  3


 
Public Charging Station for electric cars, courtesy Mitsubishi Motors

Five Alternatives to Buying an Electric Car

Electric cars like the 2011 Nissan Leaf and 2011 Chevrolet Volt won't arrive on the U.S. market until the end of the year. And they'll be sold in very small numbers for the... read more February 16, 2010 by  5


 
2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Street Edition

Green Racer: 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Street Edition

Racing and fuel efficiency have often been considered at odds with each other, but green racing does exist, somewhat below the radar. One of the more accessible competitions... read more February 15, 2010 by  3


 
2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI: Fast, Frugal Golf Turbodiesel Returns

This is the way Europe drives: Compact, maneuverable, roomy enough for the average family. They drive diesels.  More than half of all new cars sold in Europe are diesels... read more January 30, 2010 by  6


 
2010 Audi A3 TDI named Green Car of the Year, 2009 LA Auto Show

Green Car Sales: Winners and Losers of 2009

It's beginning to look as if the worst is over for U.S. auto sales. The year that just closed was, in the immortal words of Queen Elizabeth II, an annus horribilis, with only... read more January 7, 2010 by  2


 
Lexus magazine auto editor Clark Heideger in a 2010 Lexus HS 250h hybrid sedan

How To Get 85 MPG In a 2010 Lexus HS 250h Hybrid: Go Downhill

You have to give corporate PR guys some credit when they publish an article on the astoundingly high mileage their car got in a road test, and then dismiss the whole thing as... read more January 5, 2010 by  1


 
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