Diesel Cars

 
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 with 3.0-liter diesel engines found to be equipped with the “defeat device” software at the heart of the... read more

February 1, 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


 
Volkswagen logo

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


 
Volkswagen ID electric car concept, 2016 Paris auto show

VW rules out diesels for US while confirming North American electric car production

As it continues to deal with its diesel emissions scandal and push into electric cars, the Volkswagen Group in the past week has been making statements on future strategy. On... read more November 23, 2016 by


 
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS

Mercedes-Benz begins to back off diesels for the US

Diesel engines have always faced an oily, uphill challenge here in the United States. While some see them as a choice that provides great torque and strong fuel economy... read more November 22, 2016 by


 
2017 Mazda CX-5

2017 Mazda CX-5 debuts with new look, promised diesel

Mazda on Tuesday pulled back the wraps on its redesigned CX-5. The popular compact crossover SUV has been freshened up, and Mazda is saying it's an all-new version of the... read more November 18, 2016 by


 
2017 Mazda CX-5

Mazda ready to bring diesels to US in second half of 2017

Consumer perception of turbodiesel engines may be near an all-time low in the United States, but that's not stopping Mazda from finally bringing its own oil-burning mills to... read more November 16, 2016 by


 
2016 Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-In Hybrid

Mercedes-Benz C-Class diesel will skip US

Mercedes-Benz won’t offer a diesel-powered C-Class in the United States. The automaker was to start sales of a C300d during 2016 but has since scrapped those plans. The... read more October 27, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

Judge approves VW’s $14.7B buyback of 2.0-liter diesels

The Volkswagen Group in June reached a settlement with the EPA and numerous other regulators to resolve civil claims over the automaker’s diesel emission cheating... read more October 26, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback Detroit

Sporty or blowing smoke? Chevy says diesel Cruze RS coming

General Motors Company's [NYSE:GM] chief in North America said Tuesday the automaker plans on offering a diesel-powered version of the 2018 Chevy Cruze RS... read more October 11, 2016 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Equinox

2018 Chevrolet Equinox offers trio of turbo engines, including diesel

The Chevrolet Equinox has been completely redesigned for the 2018 model year. A new Equinox isn’t normally something to get excited about but this third-generation... read more September 23, 2016 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI

CARB tells VW to quit blowing smoke for 3.0-liter diesel fix

Volkswagen's proposed fix for roughly 85,000 illegally polluting 3.0-liter diesel engines isn't good enough, a California Air Resources Board letter said Wednesday. The air... read more July 14, 2016 by


 
 

 
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