Showing posts in the category of Diesel

Mercedes To Invest $3.3 Billion In New Engine Technologies


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The German company is developing a new family of engines, designed to meet future RDE requirements with the first member found under the bonnet of the new E-Class.

VW And US Government Make “Substantial Progress” Towards A Settlement


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Volkswagen and the US government along with lawyers representing owners of the affected diesel cars have made “substantial progress” towards a final settlement, according to Judge Charles Breyer.

German Government Accuses Fiat-Chrysler Of Uncooperative Behavior After No Show


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The German Transport Minister has accused the Italian-American manufacturer of not cooperating after Fiat-Chrysler failed to show up for a meeting concerning the emission levels of their diesel models.

2016 Mazda3 Gains New 103 HP 1.5-Liter Diesel


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Mazda3' sedan and hatchback model range has been broadened by the addition of a new powertrain in European markets.

South Korea Says Nissan Manipulated Emissions With The Qashqai


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The emission cheating crisis that recently unraveled in the automotive business had various officials question the integrity of different car makers, suspecting them of using manipulative software in order to pass standard tests.

Opel CEO Defends GM Diesels Against Emissions Cheating Allegations


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Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann rejected allegations coming from both the German media as well as an environmental advocacy group, stating that their diesel engines are using software that intentionally turns off emissions controls in certain situations.

BMW’s New 2017 750d xDrive Diesel Has Four Turbos And 400 Horses


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What’s better than a tri-turbo straight-six diesel? Why a quad-turbocharged version, of course, and that’s what BMW is bringing to the table with their 750d and 750Ld xDrive saloons.

Audi’s New SQ7 Is A Battleship That Gives You All The Torque From Tickover


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With 664lb ft of torque available at just 1,000rpm, Audi’s new addition to the Q7 range can safely be listed as a game-changing machine.

Opel Calls New Astra BiTurbo Diesel "Sensible Yet Spicy"


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Diesels are still considered the reasonable, and mostly conservative, choice in Europe, but Opel wants to make own offering in the C-Segment appeal to a wider audience.

VW Closing In On Fix For V6 Audi & Porsche Diesels In The US


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Volkswagen is close to resolving part of its emissions-cheating scandal in the US, which would inadvertently reduce the costs of running a buyback program.

PSA Celebrates 1 Million Diesel BlueHDi Engines Produced


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Unaffected by the emissions scandal, PSA Peugeot Citroen celebrates a new milestone, as the millionth Euro 6 BlueHDi diesel engine has just rolled of the assembly line.

BMW Debuts New Quad-Turbo Range-Topper Diesel Engine


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The cheating emissions scandals may keep the future of diesel engines in doubt, but they didn't stop BMW from developing and unveiling a new quad-turbocharged inline-six powertrain.

Facelifted Volkswagen Amarok Gets New 3.0-Liter V6


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Set to go on sale over the next few months, the workhorse has received a new engine and subtle revisions for the 2017MY.

Nearly All Diesel Engines Exceed EU Standards, Study Finds


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According to Emissions Analytics, only seven Euro 6 models managed to meet emissions standards in a test that included a whooping 250 models in standardized road conditions.

Audi SQ7 TDI Is The World's Most Powerful Diesel SUV, Goes On Sale In May


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Billed as "the world's most powerful diesel SUV", the Audi SQ7 will go on sale in Europe from mid-May.

SsangYong Drops New 2.2L Diesel Into Korando And Rexton LCVs


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The Korean company updates their LCV versions of the Korando and Rexton models with a new Euro 6-compliant diesel engine.

Ford Replaces 2.2-Liter TDCI Diesel Engine With All-New EcoBlue 2.0


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The new EcoBlue four-cylinder diesel is set to replace the existing TDCi unit offering less emissions, better fuel economy and more torque than its predecessor.

EVERY Diesel Tested By UK Transport Ministry Exceeds Lab Results In Real World


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British officials announced that all 37 diesel models tested on the road found to exceed the laboratory limits, but only VW had used a "defeat device" in its vehicles.

US Gov Tasks Mercedes With Internal Emissions Investigation


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Daimler has begun conducting an internal investigation regarding its diesel exhaust emissions in the US, at the request of the Department of Justice.

VW Submits Plan To Fix Diesels,Offers To Buy Back Nearly 500,000 2.0L Cars


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Volkswagen has announced a deal for hundreds of thousands of American VW diesel owners hoping to put Dieselgate to rest.