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General Motors today announced midsized sibling trucks with the cleanest diesel truck engine it’s yet installed. The 2016 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon with 2.8-liter Duramax diesel engine will go on sale ths fall, and join 2.5-liter four, and 3.6-liter six-cylinder versions. Exactly how clean the new diesel is has not been announced, nor has […]

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Even with a more expensive sticker price, a new analysis shows diesel vehicles can save their owners thousands of dollars over several years when compared side-by-side with a similar gasoline-powered model. Bruce Belzowski, the managing director of the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute’s (UMTRI) Automotive Futures group, studied the total cost of diesel vehicle […]

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The redesigned Audi A4 will actually arrive in the U.S. as a 2017 model and it will come with something it’s been missing for years. Now scheduled to go on sale next March, the new A4 will be offered with a diesel variant for the first time in the U.S., sporting a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder […]

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No sooner than Honda sent a diesel to completely around Europe and into the record books, Volkswagen has also set a new Guinness World Record for the contiguous U.S. Using a 2015 Golf TDI diesel, a pair of drivers hit all 48 contiguous States in 16 days on just 101.43 gallons, or $294.98 worth of […]

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Range Rover has announced pricing for its new diesel-powered engines. Land Rover revealed that the 2016 Range Rover Sport Td6, featuring a 3.0-liter turbocharged diesel V6 engine will start from $67,445 including destination. Compared to the standard Range Rover Sport, the diesel model will demand a $2,500 premium while returning 22 mpg in the city […]

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The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates fuel prices could drop as low as $2.29 per gallon for gasoline and $2.87 for diesel. The department released its predictions this month in its annual Short-Term Energy Outlook with analysis for 2015 and 2016. “U.S. regular gasoline retail prices, which averaged $3.36 per gallon in 2014, [will] […]

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Now that Cadillac has unleashed several new models, the American automaker is diverting its attention to powertrain development. The American automaker’s chief engineer, Dave Leone, has confirmed that Cadillac will launch new four- and six-cylinder diesel engines. As expected, the diesel engines are being designed with the European market in mind, but there is a […]

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Late last year, Audi announced it was partnering with the Dresden Energy Technology Corporation Sunfire to create synthetic diesel using CO2 and the company has now produced the first batch. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research Professor Dr. Johanna Wanka put the first five liters into her personal Audi A8 3.0 TDI clean diesel […]

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California-based Propel Fuels has launched a new, cleaner diesel fuel. Qualified as California’s most advanced diesel fuel by the company, Propel’s new Diesel fuel named Diesel HPR (High Performance Renewable), is said to be available at 18 Propel locations across Northern California. Propel’s Diesel HPR uses Neste Oil’s renewable diesel, a low-carbon renewable fuel that […]

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Hyundai presented two hybrid concepts at the Geneva Auto Show, both based on the brand’s compact SUV platform. Similar to Audi’s Q7 SUV, Hyundai will use a diesel engine to create its plug-in electric (PHEV) Tucson. The SUV will feature a 1.7-liter diesel paired with one electric motor and a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. A 10.7 […]

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