0

Chevy’s  2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel was awarded top diesel car of the year and Chevrolet is the top diesel manufacturer of 2014. “The Chevrolet Cruze Diesel, with a market-leading 46 mpg highway (5.11 L/ 100 km) is clearly setting the pace for diesel-powered cars in the United States,” said Jonathan Spira, editorial director of The […]

+ Read More
0

Imagine having a diesel-hybrid racecar drive by your side while commuting. That is what happened to drivers around France’s town of Le Castellet. Audi’s Audi R18 e-tron quattro began the 2014 WEC season not on the legendary race track in Western France but in public traffic. Audi said factory driver Tom Kristensen, with nine victories […]

+ Read More
0

Europe will see another impressive fuel-sipping gasoline engine in a new version of Peugeot’s 308. Peugeot’s 308, recently awarded European Car of the Year 2014, completes its range with the arrival of a new three cylinder PureTech 1.2-liter turbo petrol engine, producing 130 horsepower. In official witnessed tests, Peugeot’s new engine has been shown to […]

+ Read More
0

A study released March 13 revealed new diesel cars sold in the UK are 21 percent less polluting and 27 percent more economical than they were in 2003. The study also stated in the past decade, the increasing number of diesel cars fitted with advanced components, such as common-rail diesel and Start-Stop, have benefited from […]

+ Read More
0

Mazda will play big in Geneva, presenting a subcompact concept as well as a new diesel engine. Mazda said it is unveiling the Mazda HAZUMI, a next-generation subcompact concept, at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show. The name HAZUMI, which means “bound” or “spring up” in Japanese, is particularly well-suited to a small car that […]

+ Read More
0

Ram said it received a flood of orders from dealers across the nation for its 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel. More than 8,000 trucks equipped with the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel engine have been ordered—just over 50 percent of the total mix. Even more surprising said Ram is the amount of orders already paid for by customers— twice […]

+ Read More
0

SsangYong is the latest company to reveal information about hybrid and green vehicles showcased at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show 2014. SsangYong announced it will unveil its new diesel-hybrid XLV concept (eXciting smart Lifestyle Vehicle) at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show in March. The company explained the XLV is a multi-role B-segment SUV […]

+ Read More
0

Nissan is showing a diesel-powered Frontier concept vehicle in Chicago. Named Frontier Diesel Runner, Nissan explained this project truck, based on a Frontier Desert Runner 4×2 model, serves to both gauge the market reaction to a Nissan mid-size pickup with a diesel engine and plot a potential future direction for the Frontier. At the heart […]

+ Read More
0

The 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is rated at 28 mpg highway, 23-mpg combined city/highway from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Ram declared it is the best highway-cycle test result ever achieved by a full-size, half-ton pickup, also exceeding the EPA highway rating for the top-ranked small pickup. This also means Ram is keeping the […]

+ Read More
0

The Jeep Cherokee will go after the European market with the help of a 2.0-liter turbo diesel engine and a nine-speed transmission. Launched in the United States in 2013, the Cherokee will make its European debut at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show on March 4, 2014. Also making its debut in the Cherokee, is […]

+ Read More