Customers should wait if they are about to buy a new diesel-powered Volkswagen sedan or coupe because a new turbo diesel will replace the current engine later this year. Continue Reading...
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Driving in downtown London may be getting a little more difficult. There’s talk of banning older cars from parts of the UK capital if they don’t meet certain emissions requirements. Continue Reading...
Continuing its line of production-intent concepts, Volkswagen unveiled its T-ROC concept today ahead of the Geneva Motor Show. Continue Reading...
The National Highway Traffic Administration proposed a new rule today that would force auto makers to place prominent plain language badges to distinguish their alternative fuel vehicles. Continue Reading...
Love is in the air; either that or exhaust fumes mixed with a whiff of burnt transmission fluid. Yes, it’s Valentine’s Day and people around the world are hugging, kissing and handing out heart-shaped boxes of chocolate. But how boring is that? This holiday is a bigger cliché than every Disney princess movie combined and… Continue Reading...
Nissan made some pretty bold claims when they announced their partnership with Cummins to make the 2015 Nissan Titan diesel powered. Did they meet their goals? According to some leaked information – yes and no. Continue Reading...
Hoping to gauge customer interest, Nissan is displaying a “project” version of its Frontier mid-size pickup with a 2.8-liter Cummins four-cylinder diesel engine. Continue Reading...
Chrysler’s Ram pickup trucks took a big risk when they jumped to and eight-speed automatic transmission to boost fuel economy, but the new diesel is setting a new industry benchmark. Continue Reading...
One of the best-received newcomers to the mid-size sedan market is making a go of things without one of its promised engines and will continue to do so indefinitely. Continue Reading...
Volkswagen just revealed its Passat BlueMotion concept bound for its debut in Detroit next week. Continue Reading...
As it tends to do around this time, the year is steadily drawing to a close; 2013 is dwindling like a tiki torch running out of citronella-scented oil. The last flickers are smoldering, but she burned brightly for 12 months so the end is not in vain. Lots of important car news broke through the… Continue Reading...
Between Volkswagen and Audi, VW AG managed to sell more than 100,000 diesel-powered vehicles to U.S. customers this year. Continue Reading...
What do Abraham Lincoln, Shaquille O’Neal and Chewbacca have in common? Truth be told, not a whole lot. Honest Abe got capped, Shaq can’t shoot free throws and Chewie is hairier than a herd of yaks… or the filter in a Econo Lodge hot tub. This trio’s differences abound, but one thing they all share… Continue Reading...
Holding 72 percent of the light-duty diesel market in the U.S., Volkswagen itself is surprised by how quickly Americans have embraced clean diesel powerplants. Continue Reading...
Mazda has just unveiled a host of new concepts and up-coming models at the The 43rd Tokyo Motor Show 2013 that includes diesel, natural gas and hybrid technology. Continue Reading...
Diesel engines are more efficient than their gasoline counterparts. There are several reasons for this; they burn a more energy-dense fuel, they’re run much higher compression ratios and there are fewer pumping losses since they have no throttle bodies. But what if you could take the best attributes of both powerplant types and combine them… Continue Reading...
A recent survey suggests half of Americans believe government has unfairly placed bets on electrified cars over clean diesel vehicles. Continue Reading...
Next week, Porsche will officially unveil its Macan crossover despite the fact that much of the information about its newest product is already out in the open. Continue Reading...
All automakers are under enormous pressure to deliver the highest fuel economy possible without sacrificing performance. Volvo’s answer to the problem is their new Drive-E lineup of engines. Continue Reading...
Buick’s Verano compact sedan might soon follow the Chevrolet Cruze in offering a diesel engine. Continue Reading...
While diesel engines are beginning to gain ground in the North American market, their dominance in Europe could be coming to an end. Continue Reading...
When the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel hits dealerships next year it will dominate the segment when it comes to fuel economy, with the brand estimating an incredible 27 MPG combined. Continue Reading...
General Motors’ two new mid-size trucks will most likely debut during the 2013 L.A. Auto Show in late November, GM spokesman Otie McKinley said. Continue Reading...
Ford’s 6.7-liter Powerstroke turbocharged diesel V8 is a popular option among heavy-duty truck buyers. Continue Reading...