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    Report: Diesel and electric vehicles two of many options to meet CAFE regulations

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    New CAFE standards set to take affect in 2015 have automakers in a hurried frenzy. Meeting target CAFE numbers of 35.5 miles per gallon within the short five-year time frame is no easy feat. Current standards, set at a fleet average ...

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    STUDY: Diesel sales still limited in U.S. by buyer perceptions [w/POLL]

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    Just the other day, Volkswagen revealed that it is having little trouble selling diesel versions of the Jetta here in the United States. Fellow German automakers like BMW and Mercedes-Benz, however, apparently aren't finding the oil-burning ...

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    Hyundai develops high-performance diesel R-Engine

    Not too long ago, Hyundai didn't compete directly with anything coming out of Germany (or perhaps that's the other way around). Now Hyundai is determined not to let up on its recently-made foes. Today it unveiled the R-Engine, a new diesel in two capacities that the company says "can comfortably ...

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    VW says bye-bye to Bluetec

    Looks like the Bluetec Alliance has lost another member. Green Car Congress was able to translate an article by German publication, "Wirtschaftswoche," which says Volkswagen will abandon Bluetec."Wirtschaftswoche" reports that VW feels the Bluetec name is too closely associated with Mercedes and ...

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    Ford issues TSB for 6.4L Power Stroke engine

    Blue Oval News is reporting that Ford Motor Company has told its dealers to hold on to certain 2008 F-Series pickups. The affected trucks include the F250, F350, F450 or F550 models with the new 6.4L PowerStroke diesel engines. These certain engines were built between April 3 and May 21, 2007 and ...


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