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Audi Says Diesel Is Better Than Hybrids
Audi Says Diesel Is Better Than Hybrids

25 Jun 2009, 10:58 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / An interesting battle is currently taking place in the United States, a market which is now encountering what seems to be one of the most important restructuring time frames in its history. While Pr...

 
Citroen C5, C6 3.0HDi V6 Diesel Full Details
Citroen C5, C6 3.0HDi V6 Diesel Full Details

22 Jun 2009, 10:10 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / As we told you in our previous reports, French manufacturer Citroen will debut a new engine for the C5 and C6 ranges, an engine which they promise will "herald a new dawn in terms of customer s...

 
Big Diesel Engines Produce 90% Less Pollutants, Study Shows
Big Diesel Engines Produce 90% Less Pollutants, Study Shows

19 Jun 2009, 11:18 UTC · By: Tudor Raiciu / Big diesel engines used in trucks and buses have never been famous for their environmentally friendly attitude, yet you probably don't realize just how much they have evolved from the old days ...

 
Toyota Says No to Diesel Prius
Toyota Says No to Diesel Prius

17 Jun 2009, 13:15 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Japanese manufacturer Toyota does not intend to create a diesel hybrid version of the popular Prius, an official of the company revealed, despite that some automaker seem to be tempted to migrate to...

 
Fiat 500C by Diesel to Be Auctioned for Charity Purpose
Fiat 500C by Diesel to Be Auctioned for Charity Purpose

21 May 2009, 14:52 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / In the Cinema Against AIDS Gala, held to benefit the American Foundation for AIDS Research (AmFar), Fiat will offer an exclusive 500C variant created in collaboration with the Italian jeanswear hous...

 
Toyota RAV4 Upgraded with Avensis Diesel
Toyota RAV4 Upgraded with Avensis Diesel

21 May 2009, 09:46 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Toyota is continuously looking to upgrade its product range so it today announced that the RAV4 model range will be upgraded with a new diesel powerplant sourced from the Avensis. The new RAV4 will ...

 
Diesel Power...
Diesel Power...

14 May 2009, 14:51 UTC · By: Alex Oagana / ... some say that the real diesel revolution started in Europe about 20-25 years ago, and that that era is about to end with the introduction of higher efficient and smaller gasoline engines. Plus, ...

 
RIP Audi R8 V12 TDI
RIP Audi R8 V12 TDI

7 May 2009, 14:48 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Even though it initially looked like one of the most appealing models wearing Audi's signature, the R8 V12 TDI won't enter production after all, as production costs are way too higher give...

 
Ford F-150 Diesel Indefinitely Put on Hold
Ford F-150 Diesel Indefinitely Put on Hold

5 May 2009, 15:14 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The number of projects cancelled or delayed as a result of the economic turmoil is growing day by day. For example, Ford is now considering putting on hold the diesel engine prepared for the refresh...

 
Confirmed: 2011 Citroen DS5 to Boast Diesel-Hybrid Engine
Confirmed: 2011 Citroen DS5 to Boast Diesel-Hybrid Engine

30 Apr 2009, 10:37 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Even since Citroen officially announced the revamp of the DS lineup, a lot of rumors have surfaced, pointing to all kind of engine configurations or models expected to rely on more or less advanced ...

 
Renault Plans New Diesel Engine in France
Renault Plans New Diesel Engine in France

29 Apr 2009, 07:33 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Following the so-many Zero-Emission agreements the Renault-Nissan alliance has signed in various regions of the world, the group is now continuing the green efforts with a new 1.6-liter four-cylinde...

 
Volkswagen Expects Diesel Sales to Explode in the US
Volkswagen Expects Diesel Sales to Explode in the US

13 Apr 2009, 14:51 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Diesel engines have always been referred to units specifically addressed to European markets, as Americans were more interested in gasoline engines. However, the economic chaos changed the way peopl...

 
Opel Zafira 1.7 CDTI ecoFlex - The Most Fuel Efficient Diesel in its Class
Opel Zafira 1.7 CDTI ecoFlex - The Most Fuel Efficient Diesel in its Class

6 Apr 2009, 09:49 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / There's no doubt the economic recession has changed the way people and automakers talk about cars, with new trends mostly related to fuel consumption and carbon footprints. Opel says it has rea...

 
Mazda Threatens Hybrids with Fuel-Efficient Diesel
Mazda Threatens Hybrids with Fuel-Efficient Diesel

26 Mar 2009, 14:39 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Just when everybody thought that the auto sector slowly but surely migrated to the hybrid industry, Mazda Motor Corp comes out and denies intentions to develop such a model but instead, confirms it ...

 
New Mercedes E-Klasse Coupe Gets New Engines
New Mercedes E-Klasse Coupe Gets New Engines

25 Mar 2009, 15:23 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / German manufacturer Mercedes released today details of the new E-Klasse coupe, a combination between "the temperament of a sports car and the stylistic allure of a coupé with ambitious ...

 
BMW Hydrogen Engine for Increased Fuel Efficiency
BMW Hydrogen Engine for Increased Fuel Efficiency

15 Mar 2009, 09:49 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Developing new engine technologies that could be able to improve fuel efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions is one of the main tasks of most major automakers during these difficult times. And BMW&rsqu...

 
New Generation Bentley Arnage to Use Audi Q7 Diesel Engine
New Generation Bentley Arnage to Use Audi Q7 Diesel Engine

13 Mar 2009, 15:44 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Rumors surrounding the luxury car manufacturer Bentley have always claimed that the company plans to switch to diesel engines for its luxury sports models but we no official confirmation ever arrive...

 
GM Delays 4.5l Truck Engine
GM Delays 4.5l Truck Engine

11 Mar 2009, 08:23 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / General Motor's uncertain future put yet another dent in the company's plans, as it was forced to delay of one of the manufacturer's most advanced diesel engine, the 4.5l, destined fo...

 
Audi A4 Rules Germany...
Audi A4 Rules Germany...

9 Mar 2009, 19:01 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / ... or at least ruled last year. Nevertheless, until the Audi A4 range becomes available for the UK market on March 28, the German manufacturer keeps the stakes high and announced that the A4 was th...

 
Let the Party Start: Porsche Produces 250,000th Cayenne
Let the Party Start: Porsche Produces 250,000th Cayenne

8 Mar 2009, 09:13 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The German sports car manufacturer proudly announced that it recently produced the 250,000th Cayenne at its Leipzig production facility. This special model is a diesel Cayenne to be delivered in Aus...