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3Audi celebrates 25 years of TDI

Nope, the diesel engine never really did go out of style for Audi. Now, the German automaker has released a video reminding the world of its persistence with the oil-burners and is commemorating the Silver Anniversary of Audi's first commitment to turbodiesels in 1989. And, yes, there are some road racers shown in the clip, so some of those bad boys actually move pretty well.

2Audi readies sales of new fuel-efficient A4, A5 and A6 models

As diesels continue to account for a minority of cars sold by Audi in the US, the German automaker and Volkswagen unit continues to expand its diesel models in Europe for the sake of fuel efficiency. Early this year, Audi will debut its new A4, A5 and A6 variants in Europe as part of what it calls its "ultra" strategy of pairing performance with fuel economy. Audi will have 11 new models for 2014, and the updated A4, A5 and A6 will use Audi's 2.0-liter turbodiesel powertrain. Versions of that en

62Will Nissan's Cummins deal upset Ram's marketing mojo? [w/poll]

Ram has used Cummins engines in its heavy duty trucks since 1989, and it is the only pickup truck brand to use products from the Indiana-based engine maker. With the announcement that the next Nissan Titan will also use a Cummins powerplant, and a Nissan spokesman having already said "We will definitely leverage the Cummins brand name," a piece in Automotive News wonders whether the deal will affect the way Ram markets its tie-up with Cummins.

67Next Nissan Titan will get turbocharged diesel V8 from Cummins

Toyota might be content to eke out an existence in the fullsize pickup market with its lightly refreshed Tundra, but Nissan looks like it'll be a bit more aggressive with its next-generation Titan. The next Titan will make use of a 5.0-liter, turbodiesel V8 from Cummins, the Japanese company announced at the start of its Nissan 360 industry showcase.

AddBosch Technology Featured On Chevy Cruze Diesel

Anticipated turbo diesel goes on sale this week in United States and Canada

The traditional model of the Chevy Cruze sold more than 280,000 vehicles in the North American market last year. How many will the turbo-diesel model sell?

AddGM India to launch 1.0-liter 3-cylinder turbodiesel engine in Chevy Beat

A multinational team led by General Motors' Torino Engineering Center and supported by GM India Engineering has announced that production of a 1.0-liter three-cylinder turbodiesel engine will start this June. The compact engine, which GM claims will offer "best-in-class fuel efficiency and performance for its size," will crank out 103 pound-feet of torque at 1,750 rpm and a reasonable 74 pound-feet at 1,250 rpm.

38Official: Ford 6.7-liter PowerStroke gets 800 lb-ft as of next week, upgrades available

2011 Ford Super Duty pickup – Click above for high-res image gallery

11Yamaha files patents for turbodiesel motorcycle

While a few small boutique motorcycle manufacturers have dipped a toe or two into diesel engines for motorcycles, the established brands have barely ever offered even a hint of interest in oil-burners. At least, not until now. Yamaha has apparently filed patents for a new series of motorcycle-size turbodiesel engines in both inline-four and twin-cylinder configurations.

31Rumormill: Volkswagen BlueSport roadster production plans halted

Volkswagen Bluesport Concept - Click above for a high-res gallery

16For Eur-eyes Only: Volvo releases new five-cylinder diesel in S80

Click above to view the Volvo D5 engine in all its high-resolution wonder

27Production Jeep J8 debuts in Germany

Click above for a photo gallery of the Jeep J8

AddNeander turbo diesel motorcycle now street legal

The awesomeness that is the turbo diesel-powered Neander monster-cycle has now received the regulatory blessings of the proper authorities in the Bundesrepublik Deutschland and is finally heading for production this fall. If you'll notice in the photo above, the beast-in-question is completely surrounded by Polizei and yet none are reaching for handcuffs, tickets books or other constabulary paraphernalia. Ok, that one guy on the left looks like he's unsnapping his holster but we have it on good

AddCraigslist Find of the Day: '67 Mercury Cougar with Mercedes diesel engine

Click on the image for high-res shots of this diesel 1967 Mercury Cougar

19Mercedes unveils new range of diesel four-cylinders

Click above for a high-res gallery of the new M-B four-pot diesels.

AddCoast to coast in a turbodiesel Smart using only 89 gallons of fuel

Here is a story from Wheels in Canada where two people, a father and his 14-year-old daughter drove from one end of Canada to the other, specifically from Halifax to Vancouver. No big deal, right? Wrong... they did it using only 89 gallons of diesel fuel. The vehicle used to generate this low fuel consumption was a last-generation Smart. You may be aware that we will be getting the newest version of the vehicle soon in the U.S. Unfortunately, we won't be getting the diesel version which was used

AddThe Loremo: Never before has something German sipped so little

Simple, clever, fun. That's the philosophy behind the vehicle you see pictured above, the Loremo (pronounced lo-ray-mo which is short for Low Resistance Mobile). Of course, there's nothing simple about designing and building a car, but there has certainly been a large need for cleverness to meet our current standard of "fun".

20Geneva Motor Show: Cadillac unveils new 2.9L V6 diesel for CTS

click above image to view high-res angles of GM's new 2.9L turbodiesel V6

AddBMW pumps up 1 Series Down Under with next-gen diesel

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