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Diesel "take rate" on the rise; 30 percent choose diesel option if available

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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 beat the power outputs of all German and French competitors." So there.

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.

U.S. Light Duty diesel sales expected to rise significantly

While the headline for this J.D. Power survey highlights the significant rise in global demand for diesel engines in light-duty vehicles, the article points out that the increase will be seen outside of Western Europe, which has been the driver for growth of diesel vehicle demand in the last 10 years. The diesel share for the U.S. is expected to grow significantly, while other countries like Japan are still skeptical