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New Hyundai Diesels to Hit Market in 2010

New Hyundai Diesels to Hit Market in 2010

Yet another round of uber-efficient, squeaky-clean new diesel engines is set to hit the European market. This time from Korean automaker Hyundai, the new "R-engine," reports Autocar, will come in two displacements and boast surprising levels of horsepower. Torque is the bigger diesel story and is... read more

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2009 Acura TSX

Acura TSX Diesel Delayed "Indefinitely"

Say it ain't so. We guess that's what you get for speculation. When CEO of Honda Motors, Takeo Fukui, announced at the last NAIAS that Honda would be bringing its first-ever... read more October 28, 2008 by 4

2009 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen

2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI in Top 10 for Gas Mileage

Last week, the EPA released its list of the 2009 most fuel-efficient vehicles. Both the 2009 Volksagen Jetta TDI sedan and the 2009 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen TDI made the... read more October 27, 2008 by 2

Charles F. Kettering

Charles Kettering Is Alive and Well

Or the spirit of GM's genius engineer from the early 1900s, anyway, seems to be burning brightly in the R&D laboratories of General Motors. Automotive News explained that... read more October 23, 2008 by 2

2009 BMW 335d

2009 BMW 335d: First Drive

We're sounding like a diesel cheerleading squad of late--Colin Mathews is jittering with jealousy just reading this, he's such an oil-burner freak--but there's all sorts of... read more October 21, 2008 by 5

2009 Mercedes Benz GL Class 3.0L BlueTec

Diesel Urea Injection: Fact and Fiction

Myths abound about the new generation of clean diesels set to sweep the marketplace this fall (Mercedes E, R, ML, and GL, BMW 3 Series and X5, Audi Q7, Q5, A4, A3, VW Jetta... read more October 20, 2008 by 8

2009 Audi A4

Audi Mileage Marathon Soon to Be Leaving Las Vegas

From the city where SEMA is soon to go down, Audi today reports that its fleet of 23 diesels (Q7, Q5, A4, and A3) will soon roll into Las Vegas to complete about... read more October 17, 2008 by 0

2009 Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester Unanimously Voted Motor Trend SUV of the Year

Motor Trend announces Subaru's redesigned Forester sports-utility vehicle as its pick for the coveted SUV of the Year award. Editor in Chief Angus MacKenzie summed up the... read more October 16, 2008 by 0

2008 BMW 7-Series Active Hybrid Concept

BMW: Diesel Hybrids Interesting, Expensive

When it comes to diesels and hybrids, BMW seems to have its green gambits covered. Last week, the automaker handed us the keys to its new diesel 3 Series for an Alpine drive... read more October 15, 2008 by 2

Subaru Boxer Diesel pistons/crankshaft

AutoWeek: Day of the Diesel

Somebody must've spilled a drum of ULSD at AutoWeek's headquarters this morning, because we were graced by not one, not two, but three back-to-back articles singing the... read more October 14, 2008 by 7

Audi Mileage Marathon

Audi Diesels Top Expectations in Cross-Country Marathon

Last week brought you an update from Audi’s Mileage Marathon, a 4,800-mile tour with a fleet of clean-diesel TDI diesel vehicles. On the first day... read more October 14, 2008 by 1


Veggie Tales: Prepping for a Gas-Free Cross-Country Ride

A few weeks ago, I told you about my plans to turn my vintage (that's what we call old and in need of help) Benz diesel into a vegan--an organically powered machine that'll... read more October 10, 2008 by 0

2008 MINI Cooper Hardtop S

MINI EV, 7 Series Hybrid, Diesels Coming to L.A. Show

BMW confirms it will be showing off a new all-electric MINI Cooper at the L.A. Auto Show in November. At the worldwide launch of the 2009 BMW 7 Series, company officials said... read more October 10, 2008 by 0

Carbon Motors

'E7' Police Cruiser Unveiled October 14

Your City's Finest will be driving around in stealthy, biodiesel-burning, custom-tailored RoboCop mean machines if Carbon Motors has anything to say about the future of... read more October 9, 2008 by 0

2008 Audi Q7 3.0 TDI (Euro)

Audi Q7 Tops Strategic Vision's "SmartGreen" Index

Based on responses from 44,230 buyers of '08-'09 SUVs, Audi's Q7 takes top honors in perceived quality, overall value, and environmental impact. Those three criteria have... read more October 9, 2008 by 0

2007 Audi Q7

Audi Q7 TDI Nets 31.79 MPG from New York to D.C.

The Audi Mileage Marathon kicked off from Manhattan's Central Park on Monday morning at 9 a.m. The first leg of the journey, which involves 184 drivers from all around the... read more October 8, 2008 by 2


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