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9Land Rover to field diesel-hybrid Range Rover and Sport models in US

Land Rover is expected to introduce a new diesel hybrid powertrain for use on the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport at the Frankfurt Motor Show later this year, and while our report last week indicated that these models wouldn't be sold here, Edmunds is reporting otherwise.

14Audi Q7 SUV, equipped with new 3.0-liter V6 TDI, returns 32.7 mpg

2011 Audi Q7 – Click above for high-res image gallery

1020 fuel sipping diesel SUV/CUV/crossovers available in Germany

Modern compact SUVs don't need to drink fuel at quite the rate of their larger, more easily spotted cousins (HUMMER, Range Rover, we're looking at you). Over in Europe, drivers have opened their arms to compact SUVs as an alternative to sedans and mini vans. Current offerings share car platforms and can be found with the decent-mileage diesel engines. How frugal are these mid-size SUVs, really? Follow us after the jump and you will see the 20 most economical compact SUVs available in Germany (ch

3Hey Audi, don't leave us behind. Benz clean diesels in showrooms this week

It'll be a long, long while (if ever) before the diesel market in the U.S. is anywhere near as big as it is in Europe, but if the European automakers have their way, we'll all be at least test driving oil burners sooner rather than later. As the Audi Mileage Marathon shows, diesel vehicles are a solid way to travel and the diesel push continues with the Mercedes-Benz BlueTEC diesels that are arriving at dealers nationwide this week.

2Santana claims they have the "greenest SUVs on the market"

Many of our readers probably don't know Santana. The Spanish company basically builds renewed versions of known SUVs licensed from Land Rover (which they call Anibal) and Suzuki (300/350) fitted to modern Peugeot-Citroën (PSA) diesel engines. The factory is in the south of Spain, in the province of Jaen.

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