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Want To Save Thousands On Your Next Car? Buy A Diesel

You can reap big long-term ownership savings by getting one of these efficient vehicles

Diesel vehicles typically save $2,000 to $6,000 in total ownership costs over three to five years when compared to similar gasoline models.

Volvo led European automakers in CO2 reductions in 2010, still trails #1 Fiat

In its sixth annual analysis, the European Federation for Transport and Environment found that Volvo led all European automakers in CO2 emissions reductions in 2010. The analysis shows that the Swedish automaker reduced its European fleet-wide emissions by nine percent in 2010, while most other automakers slashed their emissions by only two to six percent.

We'll see a "lot more diesels" in U.S. by 2014

As the number of automakers selling diesel vehicles rise, the amount of motorists buying the oil-burning machines will increase, too, claims Jeff Breneman, executive director of the U.S. Coalition for Advanced Diesel Cars. That statement seems to be simple common sense, right? Well, not so much in recent times here in the U.S.

U.S. diesel vehicle sales up 38.5% in 2011, VW Jetta TDI leads pack

Through the end of July, sales of diesel vehicles in the United States were up 38.5 percent, compared to the same seven-month period in 2010. Led by the Volkswagen Jetta TDI and Golf TDI, diesel vehicles appear to have escaped the quake-related supply issues that Autoblog Staff

Ford's Kuzak: diesels "don't make sense" for Americans

Sometimes, it's what automakers don't offer in the U.S. that creates a stir – the diesel engine being one prime example. For years, U.S. buyers have been left out in the cold (mostly) while Europeans have had a vast selection of efficient, diesel-powered vehicles to c

Diesels dominate in France; capture over 70% of sales in January

Aside from some clean diesel models offered by German automaker Audi and parent company Volkswagen, oil-burning vehicles, in general, have not fared well in the U.S. However, over in France, diesels dominate the market. In January, diesel-fueled models accounted for 70.7 percent of vehicle registrations, while gasoline-burning autos represented a mere 26.3 percent.

Report: Audi, Mercedes-Benz to double U.S. diesel models

Mercedes-Benz S-Class – Click above for high-res image gallery

Study: Diesel will emerge as a leading clean fuel over the next decade

The U.S., like many other countries across the globe, is pushing for additional legislation aimed at reducing emissions and increasing fuel economy. Some standards take effect in 2016 and stricter regulations may follow soon after. While automakers focus on solving th

Sales of clean diesel models skyrocket in September; hybrids dip

2011 Honda CR-Z vs. 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Street Cup Edition – Click above for high-res image gallery

Sales of diesel-powered vehicles overtake gas models for first time ever in UK

2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Edition – Click above for high-res image gallery