Driven: 2010 Mazda Mazdaspeed3 Sport

Car and Driver Predicts Mazdaspeed 3…Diesel?

The Mazdaspeed 3 has received major praise from the automotive press. For most, it is the fastest car on the market for the money, and gives plenty of practicality along with it. Mileage is decent, with 18 mpg city and 25 highway mpg highway recorded by the EPA. But Car and Driver is reporting that... read more

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2010 Audi A3 TDI

Driven: 2010 Audi A3 TDI

A base A3 2.0 TDI FWD S-Tronic runs $29,950. The VW Golf TDI we recently tested runs $23,090. In the review of that car we mentioned how the $7k discount for the Golf might... read more April 23, 2010 by 

Carbon Motors E7

BMW To Supply Diesel Engines For Carbon Motors Police Cars

In what is sure to go down as one of the strangest partnerships of the year, BMW has signed a deal with American law enforcement vehicle manufacturer Carbon Motors to supply... read more March 22, 2010 by 

2011 Porsche Cayenne Diesel spy shots

Spy Shots: 2011 Porsche Cayenne Diesel

We have a fairly good idea of what the new 2011 Porsche Cayenne look likes, thanks to a couple of official leaks and some revealing spy shots, but in less than two weeks all... read more February 21, 2010 by 

2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

AMG Mulls Diesel Models

Now that AMG is no longer focused on chasing big horsepower numbers, efficiency could quickly become the new performance benchmark for the Affalterbach-based tuner. Audi has... read more November 28, 2009 by 

BMW Four-Cylinder Diesel

BMW Bringing Four-Cylinder Diesels To U.S.

Germany's strongest premium brands in the U.S. sell cars at home that wouldn't fit their image abroad, including tiny city cars and any number of diesels. Nevertheless, the... read more November 10, 2009 by 

Mazda SKY-G gasoline direct injection engine

Mazda Considering SKY Diesels For U.S.

Mazda caught a lot of flak earlier this year for stating outright that it would answer every other brand's hybrids with clean diesels, then promptly flip-flopping and saying... read more October 22, 2009 by 

2009 Volvo V70 Plug-in Hybrid Demonstrator

Volvo Will Bring Diesels And Plug-in Hybrids To U.S.

Struggling Swedish automaker Volvo announced back in June that it will releasing a new plug-in hybrid vehicle by 2012 as the latest step under its ‘DRIVe Towards... read more October 12, 2009 by 

2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Report: Mercedes-Benz C-Class, GLK Won't See U.S. Production

Earlier today reports emerged of Daimler officials speaking with a German newspaper about Mercedes-Benz considering production of the C-Class sedan in the U.S., confirming a... read more September 23, 2009 by 

Audi A3 TDI clean diesel - European model

Audi Boss Promises More Diesels For U.S.

Diesel models may account for half of all vehicle sales in Europe but in the U.S. their numbers still hover around the 3% mark. As fuel prices gradually increase in time... read more September 17, 2009 by 

2010 Audi A3 2.0 TDI

2010 Audi A3 TDI Priced From $29,950

The second new diesel from Audi this year, the 2010 A3 TDI offers hatchback practicality and clean-diesel frugality in a relatively affordable package. Starting from $29,950... read more September 3, 2009 by 

2010 Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion

Across The Pond: 2010 Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion Promises 54 MPG

Volkswagen is set to expand its BlueMotion range of fuel misers with the launch of several new models based on the latest Passat sedan and Golf and Polo hatchbacks. The new... read more September 3, 2009 by 

2010 Audi S5 Sportback

Audi Previews S5 Sportback, Green A4 TDI and A3 TFSI Before Frankfurt

We've known since April that the A5 Sportback four-door coupe would be making its debut at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, but today Audi announced that the sportier S5... read more August 28, 2009 by 

2010 BMW 320d Frankfurt Preview

BMW Unveils 57 mpg 3-series Sedan For Europe

Americans don't like diesel. American's won't accept four-cylinders in a luxury sedan. Americans are afraid of Jell-O. OK, that last one probably isn't true, but the first... read more August 21, 2009 by 


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