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2019 Mazda CX-5 diesel, Mercedes-Benz EQC, more Karmas, more Nikolas: Today's Car News

2019 Mazda CX-5 diesel, Mercedes-Benz EQC, more Karmas, more Nikolas: Today's Car News

After other automakers have walked away from diesels in the U.S., Mazda says it will add a long-awaited diesel to its CX-5 lineup. Mercedes-Benz showed off a new launch edition of its upcoming EQC electric SUV. Karma showed off its new lineup in Shanghai. Nikola revealed two new hybrid fuel-cell... read more

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2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

RIP 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe diesel, we never knew ye

The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe diesel experiment is over before it began. Brandon Ramirez, a spokesman for Hyundai, confirmed in Korea on Friday that the diesel-powered Santa Fe... read more December 14, 2018 by


 
University of Michigan algae biodiesel 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... read more October 4, 2018 by


 
2018 Kia Sorento

Kia smothers plans to bring Sorento diesel to America

The Kia Sorento may not get a diesel version for the U.S. after all. On the eve of the Paris Motor Show and the introduction of the production-spec Kia Niro EV, company... read more October 2, 2018 by


 
2015 Porsche Cayenne Diesel

Burned by scandal, Porsche CEO says it's done building diesel cars

Diesel is dead. At least, for Porsche it is. In a statement on the automaker's website, Porsche announced it would stop building diesel-powered cars and instead focus on... read more September 23, 2018 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3, in photo tweeted by Elon Musk on July 9, 2017

Tesla troubles, best deals, and time running out on VW diesels: The Week in Reverse

Who disputed EPA findings that less fuel-efficient cars will be safer? What did a second whistleblower at Tesla's Gigafactory allege? This is our look back at the Week In... read more August 18, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Pininfarina Battista 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


 

 
 

 
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