autoevolution

Stories about: diesel

Rich Rebuilds Will Make a Diesel Tesla With a Cummins 4BT Engine: the Model D
Rich Rebuilds Will Make a Diesel Tesla With a Cummins 4BT Engine: the Model D

28 Dec 2021, 09:31 UTC / The excuse that Tesla does not sell battery packs will not work this time: this is a car to make Tesla fans curl up in a fetal position and cry

 
2016 Ram 3500 Is Fit for a King, Hurry Up and Bid
2016 Ram 3500 Is Fit for a King, Hurry Up and Bid

25 Dec 2021, 18:32 UTC / You rarely get to see a pickup truck that's as massive and tastefully-upgraded as this 2016 Ram 3500. So buying it for less than $100K sounds like a steal!

 
20-Year-Old Van Hides Big Turbo and 300 Horsepower Under Its Hood, Is Quick
20-Year-Old Van Hides Big Turbo and 300 Horsepower Under Its Hood, Is Quick

23 Dec 2021, 21:18 UTC / Ever wonder what would happen if you fitted a big turbo to an old van with a 1.9-liter diesel engine? Well, this is what it can do on the highway

 
Volkswagen Promises Significantly Cleaner Diesel Engines, Again
Volkswagen Promises Significantly Cleaner Diesel Engines, Again

14 Dec 2021, 16:28 UTC / Volkswagen promises significantly cleaner diesel engines by using regenerative diesel fuels. The CO2 emissions can be reduced by a whopping 95%.

 
EU Demands Italy to Enforce Penalties on Diesel Emissions Cheat
EU Demands Italy to Enforce Penalties on Diesel Emissions Cheat

3 Dec 2021, 10:42 UTC / The European Commission has called on Italy to enforce penalties on FCA for the use of banned devices to manipulate vehicle emissions

 
Mazda Races Demio Running on Biofuel to Showcase Next-Generation Fuel
Mazda Races Demio Running on Biofuel to Showcase Next-Generation Fuel

18 Nov 2021, 12:03 UTC / Mazda has successfully participated in this season's last race of the Super Taikyu championship with a Demio that was running a 100% bio-based diesel fuel

 
Rugged Jet-Powered VTOL Drone Claims to Be the World’s Most Powerful and Compact
Rugged Jet-Powered VTOL Drone Claims to Be the World’s Most Powerful and Compact

18 Nov 2021, 08:40 UTC / The AB6 JetQuad is not your regular VTOL drone. It is powered by four microturbine jet engines that run on heavy fuels and it can reach speeds of 250 mph.

 
Mercedes-Benz GLE Looks Slick With New Running Shoes, Just Don’t Remind It It’s a Diesel
Mercedes-Benz GLE Looks Slick With New Running Shoes, Just Don’t Remind It It’s a Diesel

14 Nov 2021, 22:08 UTC / The owner of this Mercedes-Benz GLE would have probably wanted a different powertrain, though they settled for the 300 d diesel

 
Chinese Pickup Truck Drag Races Mitsubishi Triton, Somebody Gets Walked
Chinese Pickup Truck Drag Races Mitsubishi Triton, Somebody Gets Walked

12 Nov 2021, 16:52 UTC / Even though it looks like a generic copycat from the outside, the GWM P-Series is quicker over the quarter mile than an established mid-size pickup truck

 
Environmental Group Accuses Mercedes of Using Defeat Devices on Diesel Vehicles
Environmental Group Accuses Mercedes of Using Defeat Devices on Diesel Vehicles

5 Nov 2021, 17:27 UTC / A report from a German environmental group accuses Mercedes-Benz of employing "defeat devices" in its six-cylinder diesel engines. They only tested one vehicle

 
Cummins R2.8 Turbo Diesel-Powered 1972 Jeep Commando Is One Sweet Wagon
Cummins R2.8 Turbo Diesel-Powered 1972 Jeep Commando Is One Sweet Wagon

3 Nov 2021, 16:46 UTC / A one-off build that's certain to kick your off-road senses into overdrive, this 1972 Jeepster Commando is offered at auction on Bring a Trailer

 
Oil Giant Makes Green Diesel With Used Cooking Oil, It Is Not for Sale Just Yet
Oil Giant Makes Green Diesel With Used Cooking Oil, It Is Not for Sale Just Yet

23 Oct 2021, 13:14 UTC / The Austrians at OMV have come up with a better way to blend oil and diesel to generate a fuel that has a smaller CO2 footprint. They called it Green Diesel.

 
Mercedes-Benz X-Class by Kahn Is a Tuned Diesel Pickup That Wants to Be Picked Up
Mercedes-Benz X-Class by Kahn Is a Tuned Diesel Pickup That Wants to Be Picked Up

23 Oct 2021, 12:28 UTC / Kahn's Chelsea Truck Company has tuned this Mercedes-Benz X-Class 250d, and now they're looking to sell it for the equivalent of $68,945

 
Mercedes-Benz GLE Gets Minor Update, 2022 Model Features Mild-Hybrid Diesel
Mercedes-Benz GLE Gets Minor Update, 2022 Model Features Mild-Hybrid Diesel

22 Oct 2021, 17:04 UTC / If you order a GLE 300 d 4Matic right now, your upcoming luxury utility vehicle will add an integrated starter-generator unit to its 2.0-liter turbo diesel mill

 
VW Golf GTI Is Like a Cradle in the Wind, Diesel SEAT Ibiza Shows It How It’s Done
VW Golf GTI Is Like a Cradle in the Wind, Diesel SEAT Ibiza Shows It How It’s Done

19 Oct 2021, 12:56 UTC / Can you believe this old diesel-powered SEAT Ibiza beat the Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk6 in a quarter-mile battle by almost one full second?

 
Examining the Low Emission 10.6-Liter, Opposed-Piston Engine From Achates Power
Examining the Low Emission 10.6-Liter, Opposed-Piston Engine From Achates Power

27 Sep 2021, 20:23 UTC / This revolutionary large displacement diesel proves ICEs are not dead and can become extremely clean if engineers decide to step outside the box

 
Old Audi A4 Diesel Is Killing the Planet a Quarter Mile at a Time
Old Audi A4 Diesel Is Killing the Planet a Quarter Mile at a Time

25 Sep 2021, 23:50 UTC / We’re not exactly supporters of the imminent ICE ban, but some cars need to be put to sleep in the crusher, like this Audi A4 B5

 
I Hate Crossovers, But I’ve Been Living With a Jeep Renegade for the Past 3 Years
I Hate Crossovers, But I’ve Been Living With a Jeep Renegade for the Past 3 Years

24 Sep 2021, 21:36 UTC / From comfort, to driving experience, mileage, visibility, and build quality, almost everything sucks. But hey, at least the Jeep Renegade looks pretty, right?

 
Volkswagen Accused of Using Illegal Software to Alter Pollutant Emissions
Volkswagen Accused of Using Illegal Software to Alter Pollutant Emissions

23 Sep 2021, 16:10 UTC / An echo of the Dieselgate scandal, the "temperature-window" software used by VW has been deemed illegal as per the advocate general of the Court of Justice

 
VW Golf 2 Diesel Goes Drag Racing, Should Come With a Health Warning Label
VW Golf 2 Diesel Goes Drag Racing, Should Come With a Health Warning Label

18 Sep 2021, 22:20 UTC / Surrounded by a thick black haze, this old Volkswagen Golf Mk2, powered by a 1.9-liter TDI diesel engine, went drag racing