Diesel Cars

 
2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel, 2012 New York Auto Show

Porsche is done with diesels–this time for real

Porsche wasn't able to avoid the recent diesel emissions scandal that afflicted a number of Volkswagen Group brands, with a diesel version of its popular Cayenne SUV among the vehicles fitted with emissions cheating software. With regulators now tightening emissions standards and placing extra... read more

September 23, 2018 by
 
2018 Volvo S90, V90, XC60 and XC90 T8 Twin Engine

Volvo ditches diesel

Volvo announced Wednesday that from 2019 it will no longer launch cars fitted with diesel engines. It follows the automaker's announcement last July that every car it... read more May 15, 2018 by


 
Martin Winterkorn

Report: Former VW CEO Martin Winterkorn facing US charges in dieselgate scandal

A Michigan federal court has charged former Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn with defrauding the U.S. for his role in the VW diesel emissions scandal, according to a... read more May 3, 2018 by


 
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class (GLS 550)

Mercedes-Benz isn't ready to walk away from diesel

Diesel has, more or less, become a rather dirty word in the aftermath of Volkswagen's dieselgate scandal. However, as the majority of European automakers back away from the... read more April 4, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen TDI 'clean diesel' television ad screencap

How did Volkswagen's diesel defeat device work?

Every media outlet in the world covered Volkswagen's tangled web of lies and deceit as "Dieselgate" opened up and spewed the truth nearly three years ago. Its consequences... read more February 28, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen Golf Mk1

German cities given green light to ban older diesel cars

Germany's top court has given the green light to the cities of Stuttgart and Duesseldorf to ban older, more polluting diesel cars from entering areas worst affected by... read more February 28, 2018 by


 
2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel, 2012 New York Auto Show

Porsche is officially done with diesels

Porsche in recent months has been in the midst of internal talks regarding the future of diesel engines within its own lineup. Those talks are clearly over, because the... read more February 20, 2018 by


 
2018 BMW 5-Series

Power to the people: Diesel BMW 5-Series headed to the States, on sale next month

We'll stop short of saying diesel has been resurrected, but reports of the oil-burner's demise may have been premature. This month, the EPA certified for sale the 2018 BMW... read more January 8, 2018 by


 
Duraburb 2017 Chevrolet Surburan 3500 Heavy Duty

Meet the 2017 One-Ton Duramax diesel-powered Chevy Suburban

If you want to buy a new Chevrolet Suburban 3500 Heavy Duty from your local dealer, tough luck. Want a diesel-powered Suburban or Tahoe? You must've been dreaming. Wake up to... read more December 11, 2017 by


 
Hyundai SUV roadmap

Hyundai SUV onslaught will include diesel, electric and fuel cell models

Hyundai’s been caught out by the consumer shift to SUVs and pickup trucks, and this is reflected in the automaker’s sales which in the first half of the year are... read more November 16, 2017 by


 
Audi e-diesel plant in Laufenburg, Switzerland

Audi will turn renewable energy into synthetic diesel

In 2011, Audi announced radical plans to start energy production using wind farms located in the North Sea. By feeding this renewable energy back into the grid, Audi could... read more November 9, 2017 by


 
2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel, 2012 New York Auto Show

German Chancellor Merkel says non-electrified cars will be phased out, but won’t say when

Governments, particularly in Europe, are under pressure to curb emissions. In July, both France and the United Kingdom agreed to ban the sale of cars powered solely by... read more August 15, 2017 by


 
2018 Ram 3500HD

2018 Ram 3500 Heavy Duty makes 930 lb-ft of torque, may rotate earth

The 2018 Ram 3500 can lay claim to two automotive superlatives. At least, right now it can. When equipped with a 6.7-liter turbodiesel, dual rear wheels, Aisin 6-speed... read more August 11, 2017 by


 
2015 Audi Q7 TDI

German automakers propose 25 percent NOx reduction, even in older models, to avoid ditching diesels

Automakers have spent billions developing diesel engines to help meet tougher carbon dioxide (CO2) emission standards, so understandably they aren’t willing to walk... read more August 3, 2017 by


 
2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel, 2012 New York Auto Show

Porsche Cayenne recalled in Europe due to diesel cheating concerns

Following a recent probe, Germany’s official transport authority, the KBA, on Thursday ordered Porsche to recall 22,000 Cayenne SUVs across Europe after discovering... read more July 28, 2017 by


 
1200-HP diesel-powered race truck

1,200-hp twin-turbo diesel truck defines tire roasting

What happens when an old truck is tuned to make 1,200 horsepower from a Cummins diesel engine? Rubber is burned, and plumes of tire smoke are created. Hoonigan had Chuckle's... read more July 27, 2017 by


 
 

 
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