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Cadillac diesel models are definitely heading to the U.S., said the brand’s president. Speaking at a recent press event, Johan de Nysschen confirmed that diesel-powered Cadillac vehicles will be offered in the U.S., but it likely won’t be until early in the next decade. Currently, the American automaker is developing four- and six-cylinder diesel engines […]

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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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Volkswagen has announced the station wagon version of its seventh-generation Golf, the Sportwagen, will be available in April. The 2015 Golf SportWagen replaces the outgoing Jetta SportWagen. This new generation of Volkswagen’s station wagon will be available with a choice of two four-cylinder turbocharged engines: a 1.8 liter gasoline or a 2 liter clean diesel. […]

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A first-of-its-kind study examining the efficacy of post-2007 diesel emissions control technologies meeting federal regulations has found zero incidence of cancerous lung tumors in rats subjected to diesel exhaust. The implications of the Advanced Collaborative Emissions Study (ACES) by the Health Effects Institute (HEI) are that humans have much less to worry about with new […]

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Air pollution from diesel vehicles is attracting legal attention in the UK, after a recent ruling in the European Court of Justice required ministers to take immediate steps toward cleaner air. Nitrogen dioxide, the pollutant of most concern, is extremely high in UK cities and comes primarily from diesel vehicles. Although the government had promised […]

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Mazda managed to break 20 speed records with its diesel-powered Mazda6. The company set these 20 records, which are still subject to FIA homologation, at the ATP test oval in Papenburg, Germany. Three Mazda6 SKYACTIV-D 2.2-liter clean diesels completed a 24-hour marathon run on the high-speed track this last weekend, with the front car achieving […]

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Audi has seen three of its vehicles recognized as being great value, helped by a mix of diesel and turbocharged powertrains. Owners of the Audi A7 helped name it the Best Model overall in the newly released 2014 Total Value Index (TVI) study, presented by Strategic Vision and ALG. The Audi A7 also topped the […]

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Looks like saying the upcoming Jaguar XE will use aluminum extensively is a huge understatement. Even the brand new diesel engines powering this sedan will be carved out of this lightweight metal. Called Ingenium, the new family of Jaguar diesel engines will initially be launched in two versions. The British company said with the new […]

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The redesigned 2015 Jetta has been named an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK+ when equipped with the optional Forward Collision Warning system. The 2015 Jetta is currently on sale in U.S. dealerships and offers three gasoline engines, a TDI Clean Diesel, and a hybrid powertrain. These Jetta models offer a […]

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Diesel and diesel-powered vehicles have made huge improvements pollution-wise in the last 10 years. At the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) tenth annual West Coast Collaborative meeting the Diesel Technology Forum highlighted the evolution of diesel power as a workhorse and economical engine through the transformation to near zero emissions with a future focus to […]

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