Diesel

 
2015 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel HFE

US officially files lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler over diesel emissions

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' proposed fix for Ram and Jeep vehicles equipped with the company's 3.0-liter diesel V-6 is not enough to satisfy the U.S. Department of Justice as the department has just filed a civil complaint against FCA in regards to the diesel engines, which have been fitted to more... read more

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2018 BMW 3-Series spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Report: BMW 3-Series, X3 to gain diesel engines in the future

We previously learned BMW hasn't given up on the idea of a diesel-powered 5-Series, but the marque is reportedly preparing to also bring diesel power to the future 3-Series... read more May 2, 2017 by


 
2017 BMW 5-Series

BMW believes in diesel: 540d confirmed for US market

Volkswagen has done a bang-on job at making diesel a dirty word, but BMW isn't counting it out quite yet. A BMW spokesperson has confirmed an all-new 5-Series diesel will be... read more April 28, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW M550d xDrive Touring

BMW M550d arrives with quad-turbocharged diesel

Diesel is falling out of favor in many regions, including in Europe where the fuel sells at a significant discount to gasoline and has been the preferred choice of buyers for... read more April 26, 2017 by


 
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VW pleads guilty to diesel scandal felonies

The Volkswagen Group on Friday pleaded guilty to three felony charges relating to its diesel emissions cheating scandal as part of January’s settlement with the Justice... read more March 13, 2017 by


 
Ferdinand Piech, chairman and CEO of Volkswagen Group, at 2000 Paris Motor Show

VW rejects diesel scandal allegations made by former chairman

The Volkswagen Group released a statement on Wednesday denying allegations made by former Chairman Ferdinand Piech regarding knowledge among the automaker’s senior... read more February 9, 2017 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI

VW agrees to $1.2B settlement with owners of 3.0-liter diesels

Volkswagen on Wednesday announced it reached proposed agreements to resolve outstanding civil claims in the United States from owners of approximately 78,000 vehicles fitted... read more February 1, 2017 by


 
2016 Ram 1500 HFE, Denver, CO, April 2016

FCA nearing agreement with Feds over diesel

If FCA chief Sergio Marchionne's recent statements are anything to go by, the Italian-American automaker isn't far from reaching an agreement on just how it will address the... read more January 31, 2017 by


 
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

Fiat Chrysler under investigation by Justice Department over diesel emissions

According to a report by Bloomberg, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is under investigation by the Department of Justice for a possible violation of the Clean Air Act... read more January 13, 2017 by


 
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, Bear Mountain, May 2014

Breaking: EPA accuses Ram and Jeep of using cheating software on its diesels (updated)

UPDATE: FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne spoke to CNBC regarding this issue later in the day. This story is updated to include his comments. The Environmental Protection Agency has... read more January 12, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen plant

6 VW execs charged, including former R&D boss

On the same day that Volkswagen agreed to plead guilty to three felony counts and pay fines totaling $4.3 billion to the Justice Department and Customs and Border Protection... read more January 12, 2017 by


 
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VW to plead guilty, pay $4.3B, to settle diesel-scandal criminal charges (Update)

The Volkswagen Group has reached agreement on another part of its diesel emissions scandal in the United States, at least as far as regulators are concerned. Having already... read more January 11, 2017 by


 
2018 GMC Terrain Denali, 2017 Detroit auto show

GMC unveils new, macho Terrain with available turbodiesel

Following closely with the Chevrolet from which it's based, GMC took the wraps off its new small crossover and its trio of turbocharged powertrains Sunday night in Detroit... read more January 8, 2017 by


 
2018 Ford F-150

2018 Ford F-150 adopts Super Duty looks, 10-speed automatics

Continuing the long-running sales success of the F-Series is paramount to Ford, and the newly facelifted 2018 Ford F-150 is proof enough that the automaker won't be resting... read more January 7, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen TDI diesel vehicles owned by Phil Grate and family, Seattle, Washington

Report: VW nearing $3B settlement with Justice Department over Dieselgate

Volkswagen may be nearing a settlement over its criminal and civil investigations with the U.S. Department of Justice for $3 billion, Reuters reported. The agreement hasn't... read more January 6, 2017 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI

VW reaches $1B settlement for cars with 3.0-liter diesels

The Volkswagen Group on Tuesday announced it reached a $1 billion settlement with regulators in the United States to resolve claims related to its vehicles fitted with... read more December 21, 2016 by


 
 

 
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