Diesels

Nissan GT-R, 2012 Ford Harley-Davidson F-150: Today's Car News
Nissan GT-R, 2012 Ford Harley-Davidson F-150: Today's Car News

Ford has unveiled the 2012 Harley-Davidson F-150 pickup truck, now with more snakeskin. [TheCarConnection] Nissan builds a cooler cargo ship than Toyota. [AllCarsElectric] A dealership refuses to sell Nissan GT-R to eBay Motors auction winner. [MotorAuthority] Will Mazda's next-generation Sky-D...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze
2013 Chevy Cruze Diesel Confirmed

Diesel fans who’ve long been clamoring for a domestic automaker to offer a diesel will finally get what they’ve been asking for: a 2013 Chevrolet Cruze sedan with a diesel engine option. After months of speculation about a Chevy Cruze diesel, General Motors CEO Dan Akerson confirmed the...Read More»

Tumbler Batmobile
Chevrolet Cruze Diesel, 2012 Scion iQ: Car News Headlines

Chevrolet has confirmed the Cruze will offer a diesel engine option in 2013. [TheCarConnection] The Tumbler Batmobile will return in The Dark Knight Rises. [MotorAuthority] The 2012 Scion iQ is rated at 37 mpg on the highway. Is that good enough? [GreenCarReports] You can let your kids be backseat...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze
Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Confirmed For 2013: GM CEO Akerson

It's as good as official: Chevrolet will build a diesel version of the Cruze for the U.S., to go on sale in 2013. The word comes straight from General Motors CEO Dan Akerson in an interview with USA Today. Speculation and rumors of a Cruze diesel have circulated for most of 2011, but today's...Read More»

Bentley Continental Supersports Convertible ISR and Derek Bell, New York Auto Show, April 2011
Benz Diesels, Bentley's SUV, 2012 Nissan Leaf: Car News Headlines

The 2012 Benz ML350 BlueTec clean diesel will pay back its price premium in less than three and a half years, Mercedes says. [TheCarConnection] The CEO of Bentley has confirmed plans for an SUV: cue the doom-y music? [MotorAuthority] A report says the 2012 Chevrolet Impala will get an EPA-rated 30...Read More»

2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML350 - U.S. spec
2012 Mercedes-Benz ML350 BlueTec: Big Savings At The Pump

In choosing a diesel vehicle instead of a gasoline model, you almost always get a lot more torque, for comfortable highway cruising and easier towing, plus significantly better fuel economy. Between the gasoline-powered 2011 Mercedes-Benz ML350 and the 2011 ML350 BlueTec, this is true. EPA fuel...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze
2013 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Plans 'Confirmed'...Again

Chevrolet's new Cruze compact car, the replacement to the lackluster Cobalt, has met with positive reviews from the press and fair sales success, but it may soon get even more attractive to those with mileage on their minds: a diesel version is coming. This February, our sister site GreenCarReports...Read More»

2012 Volkswagen Passat
2012 Volkswagen Passat Priced Under $20,000

Volkswagen's released pricing for the 2012 Passat, which we gave a rating of 7.7. out of 10 just this week as the first drive embargoes disappeared. The new Passat carries a base price of $19,995, a fairly astonishing number when you consider the 2010 Passat stickered nearly $7,000 higher. The...Read More»

2012 Volkswagen Passat
2012 Volkswagen Passat: German Enough, Or A Case Of Bless Their Hearts?

Volkswagen has new neighbors at its new manufacturing facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee. And in the usual Southern style, it's gently calling out the flaws it sees in the Alabama-built Hyundai Sonata and the Georgia-made Kia Optima, leaving out only the usual "bless their hearts" punctuation...Read More»

2010 Nissan Titan
Report: 30-MPG, Fed-Funded Clean Diesel Could Power Nissan Titan

Thanks to a federal-government grant, the Nissan Titan could shed its guzzler status and become one of the most fuel-efficient full-size trucks. As part of the $30 million project, half funded by the Department of Energy (DOE), Cummins is developing a four-cylinder diesel engine that, according to...Read More»

2010 Audi A3 TDI
Bosch: Diesels Could Be 10 Percent Of U.S. Sales By 2015

If Peter Marks, Bosch’s chairman, president and CEO of North and South American operations, is correct, you’ll soon begin to see a lot more diesel vehicle options in the United States market. While diesel vehicles currently account for just 3 percent of new vehicle sales, changing...Read More»

Toyota Prius Plug-In
Study: For Shoppers, Vehicle Cost Matters More Than The Environment

One of the hard realities of considering some of the greenest advance-technology vehicles like hybrids or electric cars is that they almost always come with higher price tags. And, as J.D. Power and Associates found in its 2011 Green Automotive Study, now that worries about hybrid performance and...Read More»

2011 Honda Insight
Analysis: Hybrids, Diesels, Small Cars Surge Ahead In Vehicle Market

If you're thinking of downsizing or getting a vehicle that's more fuel-efficient, you're not the only one, unfortunately. It's the timing that's unfortunate; hybrids and small cars are hot, and you're not bound to find as good of a deal on them as just a few months ago. As an analysis from the firm...Read More»

2006 Jeep Liberty Renegade
Diesel Jeeps Could Be Here In Three Years

The last time you could walk into a Jeep dealership anywhere in the U.S. and put money down on a diesel-powered vehicle was 2006 (although the diesel Grand Cherokee was sold in regions of the U.S. until 2009). By 2007, tighter emission regulations forced Chrysler to kill off their Common Rail...Read More»

2011 BMW 335d sedan
Frugal Shopper: End-Of-Year Deals Extend Into January

The last days of the year are among the best days to shop for a new car. From board rooms to district sales centers to the manager's office at the local dealership, it's the time to add up the year's numbers—and for the most part, the attitude is that a few more cars sold sure would be great...Read More»

Duramax & Allison
Video: Duramax And Allison Team Up For Max & Al Ads

What's better than a beefy diesel engine for hauling, and towing your heftiest loads? How about that beefy diesel matched to a bulletproof transmission? That's the idea behind the combination of Duramax and Allison, though the two have come at the partnership with a heavy dose of humor courtesy of...Read More»

2011 Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-Cell battery electric vehicle (Europe only)
Nearly Half Of America Interested In Alt Fuel Vehicles, 71% Don't Know What They're Looking For

If you're an American, odds are pretty good that your car runs on gasoline. The chance that your next car will be gas-powered, however, isn't such a sure thing. According to a new study commissioned by Mercedes-Benz, nearly half of all adults in the U.S. are interested in alternative fuel vehicles...Read More»

Hyundai i10 electric vehicle
Low-Emission Hyundai i10 City Car Is Not for U.S.

Add the Hyundai i10 city car to the long list of small, fuel efficient, low emissions vehicle not designed for the U.S. market. Europe has more narrow streets, higher fuel prices, and more stringent environmental standards than the USA. So it’s a shame that models such as the new Hyundai i10...Read More»

2010 Mercedes-Benz M Class 4MATIC 4-door 3.5L Grille
Diesel To Veggie Oil Spawns A Unique Garage

Farhad Ghafarzade is an auto repair shop owner who understands the demographic he serves. According to a profile at Enzymepdx, he is well aware of the intimidation that occurs between the overhead doors of an auto repair facility. He diffuses the fears of his automotive-challenged clients by...Read More»

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