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Mitsubishi's All-New Triton Unveiled in Thailand Is the New L200


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Mitsubishi has unveiled the all-new Triton pickup truck in Thailand today, the country where the model is built at the Laem Chabang Plant. Known as the L200 in most export markets, the new Mitsubishi Triton will eventually go on sale in some 150 countries from the ASEAN region, Oceania, the Middle East, Europe, Africa and Latin America.

2002 Opel Zafira Covers 500,000 Kilometers without Major Issues


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The German owner of a 2002 Opel Zafira that has covered 500,000 kilometers (310,686 miles) was congratulated by Opel Group CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann in person.

Two Answers to the Same Question: New Ford S-Max or Renault Espace?


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Two of the latest and most modern MPVs on the market are the Ford S-Max and Renault Espace, both revealed at the Paris Auto Show.

Audi Freshens up A1 and A1 Sportback with Styling Changes, Three-Cylinder Engines


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Audi has just revealed an updated version of its A1 and A1 Sportback premium superminis. The model’s look has been updated (quite extensively, despite looking subtle at first) and it’s actually around 2 cm / 0.8 in longer as a result of the changes (we assume it’s all just extra overhang). The engine range has also been revamped and three-cylinder units have been added for the first time.

Volvo FH Truck Tells Koenigsegg One:1 Game On


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Volvo Truck continues to promote its new I-Shift Dual Clutch transmission, the first ever dual-clutch gearbox for production heavy trucks, this time with an unusual track duel between its 540hp FH truck and a 1,360hp Koenigsegg One:1.

VW Shows 272PS 2.0-liter TDI Diesel With Electric Supercharger Boost


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If you thought the 240 PS output of the new 2.0-liter TDI found in the B8 Passat was impressive, then read on. VW has revealed an even more powerful variant of the engine that uses an electric booster to achieve 272 PS or 268 hp.

VW's £98k $156k XL1 Reportedly Sold Out in the UK


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One would think that the VW XL1’s £98,515 ($156,400) starting price in the UK would keep buyers at bay, but it’s exactly the opposite.

All 30 units allocated to the United Kingdom have already been sold, according to a source cited by Auto Express. VW will only build 200 examples of the diesel-electric plug-in hybrid vehicle as a technological showcase of its fuel-efficient car technology.

Skoda Octavia vRS Diesel Tune Doesn't Look Half Bad


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The new Skoda Octavia III in Combi or Estate form is one of those honest mid-size cars that gets the work done without much fanfare.

You can even have it in a tad spicier flavor with the vRS model that's offered in both gasoline and diesel variants.

2015 Mazda2 Euro Engine Lineup Detailed [114 New Photos]


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Mazda has released full information and a new photo gallery of its fourth-generation Mazda2 supermini for European markets.

Next-Gen Nissan Titan’s V8 Diesel to Feature Clever Sequential Twin Turbo Setup


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We already knew the next generation Nissan Titan, due to be revealed at the 2015 Detroit motor show, was going to get Cummins V8 diesel power. A previous report announced the availability of the 5.0-liter unit, though that’s where details about it stopped.

Jeep Renegade Launches in Brazil with 2.0L Diesel, Will the US Get it Too?


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The 2015 Jeep Renegade made its Latin American debut at the 2014 Sao Paulo Auto Show, with the small SUV to be produced in Brazil for local markets.

Skoda Extends AWD Availability to Octavia Sedan


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The Skoda Octavia sedan (technically a liftback as the automaker reminds us) is also available with four-wheel drive, as up until now only the estate offered this option.

Review of New Ford Mondeo Liftback Diesel on European Roads


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An all-new Mondeo was long overdue in Ford’s range, and while we already know what the model is like, we’re curious to see how it fares in Europe.

Tested here by Holger from Autogefühl (one of the first video reviews out there), the latest-gen Mondeo seems to fare extremely well, impressing the reviewer in every single area examined.

A Look Back at the Skoda Felicia at its 20th Anniversary


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For our readers based in central and eastern Europe, the Skoda Felicia needs no introduction. For others, though, it must be said that the Felicia was the first model completely developed by the Czech carmaker under the leadership of Volkswagen Group who had taken a 30 percent stake in Skoda in 1991.

Ford Kuga Gets New 180PS 2.0L Diesel, 182 PS 1.5L EcoBoost


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Ford has introduced new diesel and petrol engines on its Kuga SUV in Europe, with the most significant addition being the 2.0-liter TDCi unit producing 180PS (178hp).

Mazda6 Diesel Sets New 221km/h Avg. Speed Record at 24-Hour Run [w/Videos]


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While the US market has to wait another year for the Mazda6 diesel, in Europe the Japanese sedan is breaking speed records.

Land Rover May Build Diesel-Powered High-Performance Discovery Sport Variant


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Land Rover is reportedly considering a high-performance version of the new Discovery Sport to rival models like the Audi SQ5.

Land Rover Could Finally Bring A Diesel To The U.S.


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Jaguar has already announced its 2017 XE sedan would be available with a diesel engine for the U.S. market, so it comes as no surprise Land Rovers may get one here, too.

Next Skoda Superb Could Debut at Geneva 2015


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If you’re into big sedans that offer space and quality above all else, then you should get excited for the upcoming Skoda Superb.

Not only is it going to (hopefully) draw its styling inspiration from the stylish Vision C concept, but it will also be underpinned by the same version of the MQB platform as recently unveiled VW Passat.

245HP Porsche Macan Diesel to Arrive in the US in Late 2015


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With rivals like BMW and Audi already offering diesel-powered SUVs in the United States, Porsche is reportedly planning to bring the Macan S Diesel stateside about a year from now.