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 |  May 16 2014, 2:56 PM

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A horsepower war is brewing and it’s all under the roof of the Volkswagen Group.

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 |  Mar 18 2014, 3:03 PM

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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.

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 |  Jun 10 2013, 12:38 PM

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Diesel powertrains are always more expensive than their gasoline counterparts, but Audi is asking a big premium for the diesel versions of its A6, A6 and Q5. 

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 |  May 06 2010, 9:12 AM

2009 Dodge Ram 3500 Quad Cab

Chrysler has announced that it is recalling a total of 186,099 Heavy-Duty Dodge Ram trucks. All of the vehicles in question are 2007-09 models and all are powered by the 6.7-liter Cummins turbo diesel. The recall is actually related to the engine itself – specifically revolving around tuning and emissions. A trouble code in the EMS system can trigger a check engine light, which can cause the fuel mixture to be enriched, resulting in black soot from the exhaust system and potential damage to the turbocharger and Exhaust Gas Recirculation valve.

To fix the problem, Chrysler will re-flash the engine computer, though customers who own one of the trucks in California, will have to submit proof of the repairs to the Department of Motor Vehicles before they can renew their registrations – a result of the Golden State’s strict emissions laws. Owners with questions or concerns are encouraged to contact Chrysler at 800-853-1403.

[Source: Pickuptrucks.com]