Diesels

 
2014 Jeep Cherokee To Be Offered With Diesel Engine--In Europe

2014 Jeep Cherokee To Be Offered With Diesel Engine--In Europe

Jeep will use the Geneva Motor Show in March to launch the latest addition to its Cherokee range--the Cherokee Diesel. Hurrah! The bad news is that there are no intentions to bring this model to the U.S, where the most efficient Cherokee currently utilizes a 2.4-liter, four-cylinder gasoline... read more

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2010 Land Rover Range_e Hybrid Concept

Land Rover Diesel Hybrids Could Reach U.S. In 2014: Report

We're often asked why more automakers don't sell diesel-electric hybrid vehicles. There are plenty of good reasons why, but that doesn't stop people wanting the twin-pronged... read more June 13, 2013 by 3


 
Volkswagen XL1 plug-in diesel hybrid

Volkswagen XL1 Diesel Plug-In Gets "Just" 120 MPG In Real-World Drive

While the assembled hoardes drooled over Ferraris, Porsches and McLarens at March's Geneva Motor Show, those of a greener disposition were more interested in another vehicle... read more June 10, 2013 by 22


 
Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid

Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid Proves Popular: Production Doubles In Europe

There is, at the moment, only one production diesel plug-in hybrid car on sale, and it's currently only sold in Europe. That car is the Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid, combining... read more April 30, 2013 by 7


 
2013 Mercedes-Benz C Class Coupe

Next Mercedes-Benz C-Class Will Offer Diesel, Hybrid Options In 2014

One by one, the luxury automakers are turning towards greener vehicles. First came Lexus, expanding its hybrid range with every model. Then BMW, with a hybrid here and there... read more April 16, 2013 by 0


 
2014 BMW 328d, 2013 New York Auto Show

2014 BMW 328d: Diesel Sport Sedan At New York Auto Show

We’ve already told you the BMW 3-Series would be getting a new four-cylinder diesel engine in the U.S., and that the engine, a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbodiesel... read more March 28, 2013 by 1


 
2015 Audi A3

2015 Audi A3 TDI Diesel Sedan Unveiled At NY Auto Show

The Volkswagen Audi Group is a master at filling niches, and another one is heading our way from early 2014. For the customer who wants the VW Jetta's sedan bodystyle and... read more March 27, 2013 by 2


 
2014 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid

New York Auto Show: Which Green Car Is Most Important?

The New York Auto Show is almost upon us, and rather than the usual raft of green concept cars, it's the production vehicles we're most looking forward to this year. Several... read more March 26, 2013 by 3


 
Cummins and Peterbilt 'SuperTruck'

How To Make A Semi Much More Efficient: Cummins 'SuperTruck'

Consider this: The average semi truck is actually quite economical. No, really. A typical long-haul truck averages between 5.5 and 6.5 mpg. But it's also really, really... read more March 25, 2013 by 18


 
Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid

Volvo V60 Plug-In Diesel Hybrid: Quick Drive Of NY Auto Show Debut

Diesel cars are at their most economical on long, steady journeys, and plug-in hybrids are at their best for shorter trips. So why haven't the two been combined yet?... read more March 21, 2013 by 18


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI test car running on Solazyme algae-derived diesel fuel

Diesel Fuel Derived From Algae Now Testing In 2 VW TDI Models

For a century, we've gotten almost all our gasoline and diesel fuel from petrochemicals. Now Silicon Valley startup Solazyme [NSDQ:SZYM] is testing diesel fuel derived from... read more March 8, 2013 by 27


 
Mitsubishi GR-HEV hybrid pickup concept: Geneva Motor Show live photos

Mitsubishi GR-HEV Concept: Hybrid Pickup At Geneva

Mitsubishi doesn't sell a pickup truck in the U.S, but elsewhere around the world its L200 model is a highly popular utility vehicle. Typically powered by a 2.5-liter... read more March 6, 2013 by 1


 
Volkswagen Golf TDI BlueMotion

Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion: 70 MPG Hatchback... U.S. Won't Get

If you were to associate Volkswagen with one particular fuel-efficient technology, it'd probably be diesel. VW's range of diesels is expanding in the U.S, but it's massive in... read more March 5, 2013 by 25


 
2014 Volkswagen XL1, 2013 Geneva Motor Show

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... read more March 5, 2013 by 15


 
Subaru Viziv Concept, 2013 Geneva Motor Show

Subaru Viziv Concept: Diesel Hybrid Crossover From Geneva Motor Show

Subaru's last crossover was the slightly underwhelming XV Crosstrek, but its latest concept looks a lot more exciting. Unveiled today at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, the Viziv... read more March 5, 2013 by 2


 
2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid

Europeans Get Interested In Hybrids Just As U.S. Looks To Diesels

Traditionally, the U.S. has been a market where gasoline vehicles have dominated, while hybrids have seen increasing success and diesels have really only sold in relatively... read more February 20, 2013 by 8


 

 
 

 
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