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Algae blooms could be a boon for eco-diesel under DOE-funded project

Algae blooms could be a boon for eco-diesel under DOE-funded project

Algae-based biodiesel has been hyped in the past as a renewable fuel that can be produced here in the U.S., lowering greenhouse-gas emissions without displacing food crops or taxing water supplies. And yet it still hasn’t arrived in any significant way. There’s no single factor to blame... read more

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Teaser for Pininfarina PF0 electric hypercar debuting at 2019 Geneva auto show

Best deals on green cars, Tesla scrutiny, Swiss stop diesels, EPA pushback: Today's Car News

The SEC issues subpoenas to Tesla over CEO Elon Musk's plan to take the company private. Switzerland halts registrations of some diesels from Mercedes-Benz and Porsche. New... read more August 16, 2018 by


 
2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel, 2012 New York Auto Show

Swiss authorities halts some diesel Porsche, Mercedes-Benz over emissions

Authorities in Switzerland halted registrations of some new Mercedes-Benz and Porsche vehicles because their diesel engines skirted emissions regulations, Reuters reported... read more August 16, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen turbodiesels await their fate near Pikes Peak International Raceway in Colorado Springs

Time is running out for VW diesel claims

Time is running out for owners of 2.0-liter VW TDIs to file their claims against the company and receive a settlement that could be worth at least $5,100. All claims in the... read more August 13, 2018 by


 
2018 Mazda CX-5

Mazda CX-5 diesel gets 28-mpg EPA city rating

The Mazda CX-5 diesel took one step closer to production by receiving an EPA rating. Jalopnik made the find and reported the ratings on Wednesday. With front-wheel drive, the... read more August 9, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen turbodiesels await their fate near Pikes Peak International Raceway in Colorado Springs

VW TDI owners face deadline to finalize claims (Updated)

The VW diesel settlement is winding down. Owners of 2.0-liter 4-cylinder cars have to complete filing their settlement paperwork by Sept. 1 to be eligible for at least $5,100... read more July 6, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen turbodiesels await their fate near Pikes Peak International Raceway in Colorado Springs

Gauging VW's progress on second diesel-settlement anniversary (Updated)

Thursday marks the second anniversary of the VW dieselgate settlement, representing almost half a million consumers who bought various models of VW TDI diesel cars and SUVs... read more June 28, 2018 by


 
Audi CEO Rupert Stadler

Audi CEO arrested in Germany over diesel scandal

VW's diesel scandal is far from over. In the latest move on the political chessboard, German authorities arrested the head of VW's luxury division Audi at his home Monday... read more June 18, 2018 by


 
VW TDI badge

Volkswagen Group fined $1.2B by German authorities for diesel scandal

The fallout from a global emissions cheating scandal keeps falling. This week, German authorities fined Volkswagen AG nearly $1.2 billion for selling more than 10 million... read more June 14, 2018 by


 
Mercedes-Benz C220d

Daimler ordered to recall nearly 774,000 diesels in Europe for emissions software

Stop us if you've heard this before: A major automaker will recall hundreds of thousands of vehicles for software that turns off emissions controls under certain... read more June 12, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2019 Chevy Silverado will offer new turbo-4 that can run on 2 cylinders

Chevrolet announced last week that its upcoming 2019 Silverado full-size pickup will offer a new turbo-4 in place of the base V-6 in some models. Like the V-8s in some of... read more May 22, 2018 by


 
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, Bear Mountain, May 2014

New emails show FCA knew of diesel cheats as early as 2010: report

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles discussed using illegal software to cheat emissions tests in diesel versions of the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ram EcoDiesel pickup as early as 2010... read more May 21, 2018 by


 
Brown 2011 Volkswagen TDI Sportwagen listed for sale after emissions repairs

2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI SportWagen driven: Fixed, but does it matter?

The gentle rumble under the brown station wagon’s hood brings back memories of not too long ago as I sneak its 6-speed manual through the gears. So, too, the way it... read more May 7, 2018 by


 
2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke

2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke first drive: diesel, the not-so-efficient way

Ford has a gem of a diesel engine under the hood of the 2018 F-150 Power Stroke—as long as drivers aren’t enamored with good fuel economy. Wait, what? After a day... read more April 26, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen TDI diesel vehicles owned by Phil Grate and family, Seattle, Washington

Possible retrofits in Germany for dirtiest diesels could cost carmakers more

These are not good times for the makers or owners of diesel cars, particularly in their European stronghold, where on average half of all new vehicles had been sold with... read more April 13, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen turbodiesels await their fate near Pikes Peak International Raceway in Colorado Springs

In pictures: Volkswagen TDI diesels await their fate in Pike's Peak shadow

It might be the world’s largest single-company junkyard and pick-a-part business, if not for the prominent "No Trespassing" and "Drone-Free Zone" signs. Instead... read more March 13, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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