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So, How Much Is The Diesel Disaster Going To Cost Volkswagen? We're Guessing $25 Billion+

So, How Much Is The Diesel Disaster Going To Cost Volkswagen? We're Guessing $25 Billion+

Volkswagen's slowly unfolding diesel emissions scandal is many things to many people: To the public, it's a page-turning whodunnit of deception. To regulators, it's a wake-up call and a kick in the pants. To lawyers, it's a guaranteed source of future income. To the Environmental Protection Agency... read more

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Red pill or blue pill? (from The Matrix)

NHTSA: We Don't Even Know What's Real Anymore

The "dieselgate" scandal at Volkswagen continues to widen, and based on what we've seen at other companies in crisis, things are going to get a whole lot worse for VW before... read more September 23, 2015 by 

Audi of America stormed Capitol Hill over the weekend and staged a 'TDI Party'

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... read more March 23, 2015 by 

2015 BMW 7-Series

The Car Connection's Best Diesels To Buy 2015

If you have long-distance commuting needs, tend to do a lot of highway trips, or have towing needs, chances are a diesel vehicle would be a very good fit for your household... read more March 4, 2015 by 

2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport

Five Questions: U.S. Jaguar Land Rover CEO On Diesels, Brand, And Growth

Jaguar and Land Rover are together poised for quite the growth spurt. Both brands have been closely entwined since 2008, when they were sold by Ford Motor Co. to... read more January 30, 2015 by 

BMW Concept X5 eDrive plug-in hybrid

Study: Consumers Very Interested In Electric Cars & Hybrids. Diesels, Not So Much

Last week, we told you about a new study commissioned by Audi, which proves that consumers want to see more diesel vehicles in U.S. showrooms. That struck us as awfully... read more November 18, 2013 by 

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


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