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Is The Diesel Dead?

Is The Diesel Dead?

The U.S. can be confusing to Europeans. They don't understand our versions of football or coffee, and please don't get them started on our waistlines. (After an eye-opening trip to a certain big-box store, a French visitor once said to me, "Yes, of course we have fat people, but they do not go... read more

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Ford F-150 EcoBoost Baja 1000 truck

Turbos & Diesels: Like 'Em Or Loathe 'Em, They're Becoming The Norm

By most accounts, the conventional gasoline engine's days are numbered. Long before electric cars become commonplace, automakers expect to wean themselves off gas-powered... read more September 18, 2013 by 


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI Six-Month Road Test

U.S. Diesel Models Surge In 2013, But Will Their Pricing Make The Cut?

In the U.S., the Toyota Prius is the undeniable champ among hybrids. It’s become an icon for the green-car movement, as well as a car that makes a lot of sense for... read more May 8, 2013 by  0


 
2011 Audi A3

Best Used Diesel 2013: The Car Connection's Picks

Diesel vehicles have always had their fans; but in recent years, new-generation clean-diesel models have elevated the technology above that crowd. For the most part, the... read more May 8, 2013 by  1


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf Variant

2015 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen Previewed By VW Golf Variant

We often wonder why Americans aren't a little more tuned-in to the sporty yet economical combination that a good wagon can provide. And here in the U.S., available now... read more March 5, 2013 by  2


 
'Diesel fuel only' caution on Audi Q7 TDI

Catch-22: If Diesel Sales Boom, Will Their Cost Advantage Bust?

To a very small, select group of enthusiasts, diesel cars or utility vehicles have a lot of allure, with their strong, fuel-efficient engines and, for the most part, a great... read more March 2, 2013 by  17


 
2013 Ram 1500

2014 Ram 1500 Gets 3.0L Diesel

While Chrysler’s Ram Truck brand already claims to deliver best-in-class fuel economy with its Ram 1500 pickup, there’s still room for improvement. In the third... read more February 14, 2013 by  0


 
2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel

2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel Priced At $25,695

Diesel fans will soon have another option to consider the next time they're shopping for a new car: the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel, which debuts today at the... read more February 7, 2013 by  6


 
Volkswagen CrossBlue Concept - 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Volkswagen CrossBlue Concept: Mid-Size 3-Row Crossover Coming

Volkswagen unveiled the CrossBlue Concept at today's Detroit Auto Show, showing a mid-size crossover with three rows of seats that takes direct aim at the successful Toyota... read more January 14, 2013 by  1


 
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee  -  2013 Detroit Auto Show

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee: High-MPG Diesel, Eight Speeds, And A Facelift

Since its last redesign for 2011, the Jeep Grand Cherokee has held a unique spot in the American family SUV market. While models such as the Ford Explorer and Nissan... read more January 13, 2013 by  0


 
2013 BMW 3-Series Sports Wagon

Diesel BMWs, 2012 Tesla Model S, Zombie-Proof Hyundai Elantra Coupe: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Hyundai built a zombie-proof Elantra Coupe and the 2012 Tesla Model S uses aluminum as its secret weapon. Lotus isn't attending the 2012 Paris Auto... read more July 16, 2012 by  0


 
2013 Cadillac ATS

2015 Nissan Z, 2013 Cadillac ATS EPA Rating, Diesel Car Guide: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Porsche might have another record year and Tesla said it's working on a BMW 3-Series competitor. The EPA rated the 2013 Cadillac ATS and we take a... read more July 12, 2012 by  0


 
John and Helen Taylor achieve 1,626 miles on a tank of Diesel in a VW Passat TDI

A VW Passat TDI Drove Over 1,600 Miles On One Tank Of Fuel

It's been nearly two weeks since we've taken delivery of our six-month road test 2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI, and we are already impressed with its outstanding fuel economy... read more May 8, 2012 by  6


 
2013 Dodge Dart test drive, Austin, Texas, April 2012

2013 Dodge Dart Reviewed, 2013 Mercedes SL63 AMG Driven, Disney: Car News headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Norway loves the Nissan Leaf and Bosch speaks up regarding the future of diesels. A rare Aston Martin is heading to auction and the 2014 Jaguar... read more April 30, 2012 by  0


 
2013 Infiniti JX

2013 Infiniti JX Reviewed, Lamborghini Urus, Black Boxes: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Jaguar introduced its most luxurious cat yet and Ferrari previewed the Enzo successor's hybrid powertrain. Mercedes might bring more diesels to the... read more April 23, 2012 by  0


 
2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI: First Drive

Forget for a few minutes about your urge to make the absolute smartest fiscal choice. Yes, the economics of diesel ownership often take many, many years to work out as... read more April 17, 2012 by  5


 

 
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