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    New York: 2015 Volkswagen Jetta is new, we promise
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    Look closely, kids – you're staring at the face of a refreshed Volkswagen Jetta. Yeah, it's hard to tell, what with the only noticeable changes consisting of slightly updated headlamps and taillamps, and some other aerodynamic tweaks. But the big news for the 2015 Jetta is what you can't ...

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    Study: Think diesel is dirty? Study says these cars are cleaner than ever
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    Today, if you're a car company and you offer a diesel engine in this market, you have to go to great lengths to show consumers that it's less harmful to the environment than a gas-powered engine. That's why marketing types have come up with TDI Clean Diesel and EcoDiesel and BlueTec and so on, ...

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    Report: Ram/Jeep Ecodiesel engine has Maserati roots
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    The 3.0L turbodiesel V6 in the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel earned a slot on Ward's Automotive 2014 10 Best Engines for its power, fuel economy and refinement. In a piece looking at how Fiat subsidiary VM Motor developed the engine, Ward's also makes note of the fact that the same lump goes in diesel ...

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    Report: Porsche 911 with VW turbodiesel prepares for LeMons assault
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    LeMons racing is a wonderful example that setting limits can actually breed creativity. The series mandates that all entries must cost US$500, not counting safety equipment, and that cap forces teams to be ingenious in how they build a racecar. Take for example this diesel-powered Porsche 911, ...

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    Review: 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan Bluemotion TDI
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    What are auto writers always asking for from global automakers? "Give us your hip European wares," we plead, "give us your diesels and your manuals and your wagons, your tauter suspensions and Welsh B-road handling, your neat matrix lighting and your funky little Hello-Kitty-sized trailer hitches ...

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    Official: Mazda Hazumi concept presages next Mazda2
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    Looks like Mazda's big Geneva Motor Show debut is actually something quite small. Teased here, the Hazumi concept "points the way to the future" for the brand's subcompact offering, the Mazda2. Details are slim as of this writing, but from what we can see in the image above, the Hazumi will use ...

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    Comparo: 2014 BMW 535d xDrive
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    Diesel Power Makes For A First-Class Five I absolutely love to travel, but man, do I hate flying. Not the act of flying itself, but air travel in general – slogging through the airport, dealing with security, fighting with delays, only to finally be crammed like cattle into a too-small ...

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    Report: Mazda delays launch of Skyactiv-D engine
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    Japanese automakers haven't lead the charge towards diesel power in the same way as, say, the Germans have. But Mazda is out to change that. It has been following Audi's lead on the racetrack with oil-burning racecars right here in North America, and will soon translate that excitement to the ...

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    Report: Porsche bringing Macan S Diesel to North America instead of 4-cylinder [w/poll]
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    When Porsche unveiled the new Macan at the LA Auto Show, it announced two powerplants for the NA market, both of them twin-turbo V6s: the Macan S equipped with 340 horsepower from its 3.0-litre engine, and the Macan Turbo with 400 horses from 3.6 litres. But those aren't the only engines Porsche ...

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    Video: Diesel convoy burnoutfest is a unique way to remember a loved one
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    While many roadside tributes include crosses, signs and flowers, the friends and colleagues of Daniel Toops found a more unusual – yet seemingly fitting – way to honour him. Toops, the owner of Toops Performance in London, Ohio, passed away last week as the passenger in a ...

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