Diesels

 
Nissan Frontier pickup made mission-ready with two Leaf battery packs

Nissan Frontier pickup made mission-ready with two Leaf battery packs

In a concept vehicle for the São Paulo Motor Show, Nissan has outfitted its local-market Frontier pickup with two Leaf battery packs—creating what it’s calling the Frontier Sentinel. But it’s not anything close to what you might suspect. The Sentinel isn’t... read more

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2019 Chevrolet Equinox

Best deals on hybrid, plug-in and electric cars for August 2018

This month, green-car buyers can find some screaming deals. These aren't just local programs or restricted to California buyers, either. As always, our list of deals comes... read more August 16, 2018 by


 
Electrify America chargers by BTC Power

VW TDI claims, more Tesla details, "Jetstones" promote electric cars: Today's Car News

The VW TDI settlement nears completion. Elon Musk reveals more details about his privatization plan for Tesla. And Electrify America rolls out the "Jetstones" to promote... read more August 13, 2018 by


 
2010 Dodge Ram 2500

Cummins issues diesel emissions recall larger than VW's

Diesel-engine giant Cummins agreed this week to the largest diesel recall in the history of the EPA, according to a Reuters report. The recall affects about 500,000 medium-... read more August 2, 2018 by


 
Fitzgerald Glider Kits headquarters in Crossville, Tennessee

EPA reinstates limitations on dirty diesel glider trucks

In a reversal of its reversal, the EPA said Thursday that it would enforce limits on dirty "glider" trucks after all. Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler put the brakes... read more July 27, 2018 by


 
Ford Fusion Hybrid Taxi

New Ford cab take stabs at fuel-efficient powertrains

If you're like us, you can remember seas of yellow Ford Crown Victorias dashing through cramped city streets, shuttling tourists and Carrie Bradshaws through New York City... read more June 15, 2018 by


 
UC Irvine BYD electric bus

Ford, BMW, and Infiniti electric car strategy, Trump loses in court, and electric car chargers everywhere: The Week in Reverse

What ever happened to electric-car company BYD? And what's BMW's new electric-car strategy? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car... read more April 28, 2018 by


 
2018 Mazda CX-5

Mazda gets California approval for CX-5 diesel

Dedicated Green Car Reports readers keep us going. In response to our story earlier this month about why Mazda's promised diesel engine for the CX-5 still hasn't made it to... read more April 19, 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


 
2018 Mazda CX-5

Mazda CX-5 diesel: engine still MIA in compact crossover utility vehicle

It's the mystery model, the all-but-legendary vehicle still just beyond reach, years after its maker first announced plans to offer diesel engines. Specifically, it's the... read more April 4, 2018 by


 
2019 Hyundai Santa Fe, 2018 New York auto show

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe launched with diesel; hybrid, plug-in hybrid for US or not?

Along with the 250-mile 2019 Kona Electric hatchback it launched Wednesday at the New York Auto Show, Hyundai unveiled an entirely redesigned version of a much higher-volume... read more March 29, 2018 by


 
2018 Hyundai Elantra

Best deals on hybrid, electric, fuel-efficient cars for March 2018

Not a lot has changed since last month: Buyers continue to move from passenger sedans to crossovers and trucks, and gasoline remains relatively cheap. That means you can pick... read more March 9, 2018 by


 
Chrome exhaust pipe

Rome joins European ban-diesel bandwagon after German court ruling

First Paris, then a pair of German cities, and now the Eternal City. Two weeks ago, the mayor of Rome announced on her Facebook page that the city would ban diesel cars... read more March 8, 2018 by


 
Exhaust emissions from tailpipe [photo: Simone Ramella, 2005, used under Creative Commons 2.0]

Mixed messages on future of diesel at Geneva auto show

You can smell the diesel exhaust in any city in Europe, sometimes even before you hear the clatter from under the hood of every other passing vehicle. The Volkswagen diesel... read more March 7, 2018 by


 
Exhaust emissions from tailpipe [photo: Simone Ramella, 2005, used under Creative Commons 2.0]

German court rules cities may ban older diesel vehicles to cut air pollution

That huge intake of breath you may have heard from across the Atlantic Ocean was the sound of German carmakers gasping at a court decision handed down on Tuesday. After a... read more February 27, 2018 by


 
Western Star semi tractor used to promote Fitzgerald Glider Kits

Fake science: University disavows study EPA cited to approve old dirty diesels in "glider" trucks

Last November, the Environmental Protection Agency said it would rescind a rule that banned companies from fitting outdated, older, and dirtier diesel engines into brand-new... read more February 27, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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