Diesels

 
2014 Ford Transit Van: Fuel-Efficient Diesel Option Unveiled

2014 Ford Transit Van: Fuel-Efficient Diesel Option Unveiled

The diesel engine for the 2014 Ford Transit van will be a five-cylinder PowerStroke model, the company announced today, extending the fuel efficiency benefits of clean-diesel powertrains into its upcoming commercial van. The new 3.2-liter PowerStroke Diesel will be the only five-cylinder... read more

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"Hybrid VW" license plate from 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid drive event

VW Diesel Buyers, Hybrid Buyers: Both Want Fuel Economy, But Beyond That...

When the 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid arrives at dealers in late December or early January, VW will become the only carmaker offering both a diesel engine and a hybrid model... read more October 31, 2012 by 57


 
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Los Angeles, August 2012

2013 Green Car Buyers Guide: Hybrids, Diesels, Plug-Ins

It's autumn, which means that new 2013 cars are now showing up in dealerships all across the country. With gas prices high and new fuel-economy standards in effect... read more October 9, 2012 by 1


 
2012 Fiat 500 Electric/Elettra

Chrysler: Yes, We'll Build A Few Electric And Hybrid Cars (We Have To)

Give Chrysler credit for consistency. A company executive said yesterday that it would indeed build electric and hybrid vehicles, though "sparingly" and for the "right kinds... read more August 8, 2012 by 6


 
2012 Mercedes-Benz S 350 BlueTEC 4Matic, road test, June 2012

2012 Mercedes-Benz S 350 BlueTEC: One Week In 32-MPG Diesel Luxury Sedan

If your daily driving resembles a New York City cabbie's--lots of stop and go--you should get a hybrid for best fuel efficiency. But if it's closer to that of a traveling... read more June 19, 2012 by 1


 
Tata Nano Diesel prototype seen on the road in India - spy photo by Indian Autos Blog

Will Tata Nano Diesel--World's Tiniest & Cheapest--Get 70 MPG?

We won't see it here, but diesel fans everywhere are eagerly waiting for the world's smallest, cheapest four-seat diesel passenger car to be launched later this year in... read more June 4, 2012 by 0


 
U.S. Army Fuel Efficient Demonstrator (FED) Bravo concept diesel hybrid-electric vehicle, April 2012

Army Diesel-Hybrid Concept: Twice The MPG, Just As Fierce As Humvee

For U.S. armed forces, green is mostly seen these days as accents in beige battlefield camo. But reducing the cost and risk of delivering very expensive diesel fuel in... read more May 4, 2012 by 1


 
'Diesel fuel only' caution on Audi Q7 TDI

One In 10 New Vehicles Will Be Diesel In 2015, Bosch Says; Here's Why

Hybrids have fans, diesels have fans, and while they produce their best fuel economy under different circumstances, each one tends to be a greener choice than a conventional... read more April 30, 2012 by 32


 
Sexy is a diesel

Sales Of Diesel Cars Rise By 40 Percent In 1 Year, But...

They might get impressive gas mileage and be great for towing, but it isn’t a secret that most Americans hate diesel-powered cars. Historically, diesel-powered cars... read more April 19, 2012 by 6


 
BMW X5 xDrive35d 10 Year Edition

BMW X5 xDrive35d Named 2012 Diesel Car of the Year

This morning, the BMW X5 xDrive35d was named the 2012 Diesel Car of the Year by the readers of The Diesel Driver magazine. The BMW beat the new Volkswagen Passat TDI, which... read more April 4, 2012 by 5


 
2011 Mazda Takeri Concept

Mazda Takeri Diesel Concept: 2012 New York Auto Show Preview

The Mazda Takeri Concept sedan will make its North American debut this week at the 2012 New York Auto Show. But this is a slightly different Takeri than we saw at the Geneva... read more April 2, 2012 by 0


 
Ford Transit Van, high-roof European model

New Ford Transit Van In 2013 Will Have Diesel Engine Option

It's become a staple tactic of automotive PR operations: Trickle out one factoid at a time, well in advance of an actual vehicle, and get stories each time. So here's the... read more March 28, 2012 by 2


 
2012 Infiniti G37 Sedan

Will Infiniti G Sport Sedan Add New Hybrid, Diesel Models?

The 2012 Infiniti M35h hybrid large sport sedan is marketed by Infiniti as the "world's quickest (full) hybrid sedan," based on its 0-to-62-mph acceleration time of 5.5... read more March 23, 2012 by 0


 
New Audi A3 Hatchback live photos, 2012 Geneva Motor Show

Next Audi A3 To Offer Diesel, Hybrid, CNG Options Globally

Audi’s newly-revamped A3 will begin hitting European showrooms late this year, with U.S. deliveries set to begin in early 2013. In addition to a new A3 sedan model, so... read more March 8, 2012 by 0


 
Range Rover Evoque diesel

Diesel Cars: Economical, But Can They Ever Be Desirable?

Tractors have a lot to answer for. While they've furthered agriculture to the benefit of the greater good, their use of torquey, grumbling diesel engines has subsequently... read more February 28, 2012 by 4


 
2012 Jaguar XF 2.2 Diesel

Jaguar XF 2.2 Diesel: Forbidden Fruit First Drive

There are - believe it or not - advantages to living in England. Okay, so the weather is as depressing as the stereotypes suggest, and the average price of gas is currently... read more February 27, 2012 by 0


 

 
 

 
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