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Gilles Is a Fan of SRT Performance Diesel
Gilles Is a Fan of SRT Performance Diesel

30 May 2012, 14:13 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Right now, BMW is leading the field in performance diesel technology with their powerful straight-six tri-turbo engine fitted to the 5-Series, X5 and X6 M Performance models. Audi also has a powerfu...

 
Maserati Preparing Artificial Exhaust Sound for Future Diesels
Maserati Preparing Artificial Exhaust Sound for Future Diesels

30 May 2012, 06:53 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / We have to admit that the automotive industry hasn’t evolved all that much in terms of exhaust sound. Nowadays, we’ve got titanium exhaust that save weight and valves that control the no...

 
Americans Giving Up Gas Guzzlers in Favor of Smaller, More Efficient Cars
Americans Giving Up Gas Guzzlers in Favor of Smaller, More Efficient Cars

28 May 2012, 11:59 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / Americans are world famous for their simply monstrous sedans and pick-ups, which used to be twice as heavy their European or Japanese counterparts. This ‘upsizing’ trend was fueled (lite...

 
Rear-View Mirror of the Future Previewed on Audi R18 Le Mans Racer
Rear-View Mirror of the Future Previewed on Audi R18 Le Mans Racer

25 May 2012, 09:29 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / We all know that the sportier the car, the lower you sit, the smaller the windows are, the worse the visibility is. Well, racing cars are built to be 100% ‘sporty’ (though the term sport...

 
Suzuki Swift Diesel Does MPG Marathon Across New Zealand
Suzuki Swift Diesel Does MPG Marathon Across New Zealand

23 May 2012, 09:32 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / We already know that Fiat makes some excellent diesel engines (being one of the pioneers of the diesel engined passenger car) and we also know about their continued collaboration with Suzuki. Their ...

 
Can Diesel Be Fun?
Can Diesel Be Fun?

19 May 2012, 21:51 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / The first documented operation of a ‘compression-ignition engine’ was recorded in 1897, when French genius-inventor Rudolf Diesel fired up his first single cylinder motor. The engine was...

 
Kia Considering Diesel Optima for US
Kia Considering Diesel Optima for US

16 May 2012, 09:21 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / Diesel vehicle are (extremely) slowly, but steadily, gathering more market share in the US, with oil burners expected to account for 10 percent of new car sales by 2015, and thus more and more autom...

 
Diesels Expected to Account for 10% of U.S. Market by 2015
Diesels Expected to Account for 10% of U.S. Market by 2015

15 May 2012, 12:44 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / As one of the world leaders of of automotive supplies and components for diesel engines, you’ll find some Bosch component in most modern diesel engines. They have announced that they believe t...

 
Couple Achieve Extreme Economy in a VW Passat TDI
Couple Achieve Extreme Economy in a VW Passat TDI

8 May 2012, 16:07 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / Volkswagen TDIs are the most highly appreciated diesels in the States, and with good reason. John and Helen Taylor, about whom you may have heard back in 2009 when they achieved a record of 67.9 US ...

 
Diesel Myths Busted by Chevrolet
Diesel Myths Busted by Chevrolet

27 Apr 2012, 15:09 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / It is a well-known fact that Americans are not educated in the way of the diesel. They only associate it with trucks and agricultural equipment. It really is their loss, as diesel technology has imp...

 
Nissan Says No to Diesel, Yes to EVs in the US
Nissan Says No to Diesel, Yes to EVs in the US

23 Apr 2012, 16:08 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / As most carmakers are heavily investing in diesel technology, Nissan is holding its ground with its plug-in electrics. Having sold nearly 10.000 of its battery-powered Leafs in 2011, Nissan is confi...

 
Toyota’s Future in Europe Is BMW-Powered
Toyota’s Future in Europe Is BMW-Powered

18 Apr 2012, 11:51 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / By now, you might have noticed Toyota is hyping itself up as an automaker who’s bringing the fun back to its lineup. Some new design directions and a sports coupe will help, but the reality is...

 
2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel Launched in US
2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel Launched in US

3 Apr 2012, 15:32 UTC · By: Alexandru Ungureanu / Porsche has deemed the moment to be right for the US introduction of their diesel SUV. The 2013 Cayenne comes with a 3.0-liter oil-burning powerplant with 240 hp, permanent all-wheel drive (AWD) and...

 
Ford Transit US to Get Diesel Engine
Ford Transit US to Get Diesel Engine

28 Mar 2012, 14:15 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / Next year, Ford is set to replace the E-Series range of full-sized vans with the Transit, with the main asset of the new development being an increased level of efficiency. The Blue Oval will achiev...

 
Renault Fluence Black Edition Launched
Renault Fluence Black Edition Launched

22 Mar 2012, 11:42 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / The Renault Fluence has recently revealed the carmaker’s Black Edition treatment, with the vehicle now offering more value for money. The Fluence Black Edition uses exterior features such as 1...

 
Ducati Partners with Diesel to Make Custom Monster
Ducati Partners with Diesel to Make Custom Monster

16 Mar 2012, 18:51 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Ducati today announced the launch of the Monster Diesel, and don’t grab your phones to call your biker friends, because it’s not an oil-burner. It’s just a special edition model de...

 
BMW Tri-Turbo Diesel Explained
BMW Tri-Turbo Diesel Explained

27 Feb 2012, 19:18 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / BMW’s tri-turbo diesel powerplant is probably the most discussed subject of 2012 so far and the German carmaker has now decided to offer us a video that shows how the tree turbines work to ser...

 
Diesel Engine Celebrates 120th Anniversary Today
Diesel Engine Celebrates 120th Anniversary Today

23 Feb 2012, 11:05 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / It’s February 23 1892 and Rudolph Diesel obtains the first patent for the engine that uses his name, with the German engineer needing another year to build the first working prototype. Dies...

 
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Trio Hooning on Track
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Trio Hooning on Track

27 Jan 2012, 20:14 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / The Mercedes SLS AMG is a pleasure to watch, especially if you get to see the German supercar in action. This is exactly what the adjacent video brings us, only we’re not dealing with one or t...

 
Audi in the US: Diesel Performance, Hybrid Economy
Audi in the US: Diesel Performance, Hybrid Economy

26 Jan 2012, 16:32 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Last year, demand for hybrid models in the US dropped ever so slightly, while diesels finally started to appeal to the mass market, showing sales increases way ahead of the general trend. Now Audi f...