Diesel Cars

2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Report: Mercedes-Benz C-Class, GLK Diesels In U.S. Due By 2012

Mercedes has been talking about a diesel GLK and C-Class in the U.S. since at least 2008. There's even the possibility they'll be built in the company's Alabama plant. The timeline has largely been aimed at 2012-2013 for U.S. construction and sale, though before the market crash of 2008, there were... read more

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2011 Range Rover

2011 Land Rover Range Rover Gets 25 MPG--But Not in the U.S.

There’s no arguing that big SUVs offer a sense of luxury and ride comfort that is difficult to obtain in all but the most elegant of sedans. However, those towering... read more September 17, 2010 by

2011 Bentley Continental GT

Bentley Says Diesels A No-Go, Won't Sell In U.S., Japan

Back in 2008 rumors that Bentley was planning a hyperlux diesel were rampant, and since then, there's been a steady whisper that it might yet come to pass, especially with... read more September 14, 2010 by

Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 diesel-electric hybrid

Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4: World’s First Production Diesel Hybrid

France’s PSA Peugeot Citroen group plans to take on the hybrid market in coming years with new diesel-electric hybrid technology, the first of which will be appearing... read more August 23, 2010 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

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

MTM Porsche Cayenne Diesel

MTM takes on the Porsche Cayenne Diesel

German tuning house MTM has given the world some lightning quick creations in the past, but this time it is focusing on something a little more sedate - the Porsche Cayenne... read more July 30, 2009 by

2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Mercedes-Benz to offer 58 BlueEfficiency models by end of 2009

Green isn't always green - sometimes it's blue. Or at least that's what Mercedes-Benz wants us to think when we think of efficient, environment-friendlier motoring. And to... read more July 22, 2009 by

Mazda Tribute Hybrid

Report: Mazda in talks with Toyota over hybrid technology

Back at April’s New York Auto Show Mazda CEO Takashi Yamanouchi confirmed that his company would have hybrid and electric powertrains in its lineup by 2015, but until... read more July 22, 2009 by

2009 volkswagen bluesport roadster concept 007

Production Volkswagen Bluesport roadster still a possibility?

When it first appeared in Detroit back in January the Bluesport concept stirred talk of the revival of the roadster segment, and especially the Porsche 914 and 356... read more July 13, 2009 by

Cargraphic 2009 Porsche Cayenne Diesel

Cargraphic next in line to modify Porsche's new Cayenne Diesel

Hot on the heels of the modified Cayenne Diesel from Techart come a new power and styling package for the big Porsche from fellow German tuner Cargraphic. Priced from a... read more July 9, 2009 by


BMW's M Division head talks about M3 GT4 production, diesels and more

Sitting down to dinner with Dr. Kay Segler, head of BMW's M Division and former chief of Mini, is an engaging prospect for any performance and luxury car enthusiast, but this... read more July 7, 2009 by

Techart Porsche Cayenne Diesel

Techart works over the Porsche Cayenne Diesel

Renowned tuner Techart, known for adding insane power to everything with a Porsche badge, has finally worked over the 2009 Porsche Cayenne Diesel SUV, adding more performance... read more July 6, 2009 by

Audi Q7 3.0L TDI

Germans, luxury marques lead diesel's U.S. comeback

It's easy to blame the economy or the consequent poor car market for the delay of diesels from Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Nissan and Toyota, but that hasn't kept... read more June 29, 2009 by

je design vw scirocco tdi 005

JE Design cranks the VW Scirocco 2.0 TDI up to 205hp

America's love affair with diesel is just being rekindled, but in Europe, it's already in full swing. But even now diesel isn't typically associated with high-performance. JE... read more June 26, 2009 by

BMW's 316d ES

BMW launches new efficient 316d ES for Europe

The U.S. resurgence of diesel may finally be shifting into high gear, but some of the world's best diesels still aren't even offered here. In Europe, however, carmakers such... read more June 24, 2009 by


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