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Germany discovers ‘illegal’ devices that may be in 1M Mercedes diesels

Report: Daimler's whole fleet of latest Euro 6 vehicles may have them

Report: Daimler's whole fleet of latest Euro 6 vehicles may have them.

Mercedes diesels may have had illegal diesel emissions software in the U.S.

Daimler says it's fully cooperating with investigators.

"The documents available to Bild have obviously selectively been released in order to harm Daimler and its 290,000 employees," said a spokesperson for Daimler.

Mercedes is done putting diesels in U.S. cars

Diesel wasn't a big seller here, anyway, so it 'doesn't fit into our portfolio'

Daimler will recall 3 million Mercedes diesel cars for $255 million fix

"The service actions involve no costs for the customers."

Daimler drops bid to sell 2017 Mercedes diesels in US

Diesels have been 1 percent of Mercedes' US sales, so perhaps seeking certification wasn't worth the hassle.

Hybrids to slowly replace diesels at Mercedes

Next GLE Will Get An Active Chassis

A product planner from Mercedes we recently spoke to believes that hybrids will slowly begin to replace diesel engines, and that the next GLE will have what he calls an "active chassis."

Refreshed 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK to get diesel option

Even though spy shots signal that exterior adjustments on the next Mercedes-Benz GLK will be subtle, there's one giant adjustment coming under the hood, and it smells like oil – in a good way. Automotive News says the revamped softroader will gain a new diesel engine option. For its part, Mercedes-Benz hasn't said which of its oilburners it will offer with the GLK, but Jonathon Ramsey

Classic Mercedes-Benz proves to be perfect west coast road-tripper

JG Francis is an man who knows a lot about the older products in the Mercedes-Benz family. He owns Los Angeles-based Mercedes Motoring, which is where Francis turns wrenches on classic tri-stars and breathes new life back into the lumbering German coupes, sedans and wagons. Sometimes Francis will travel far to bring a new project back to his California shop, an

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

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

Mercedes: Rich celebs love BlueTEC diesels, Europeans will, too

Echoing a campaign from last fall, when Hollywood celebrities were used to promote Mercedes' BlueTEC diesel vehicles in America, MB has put out a release claiming that the success of these diesel SUVs in the states proves the vehicles will be a hit when the BlueTEC SUVs start arriving in Europe this September. The vehicles - the ML 350 BlueTEC 4MATIC, GL 350 BlueTEC 4MATIC and R 350 BlueT

New York: Mercedes E250 Bluetec concept would get 39 mpg highway

Mercedes-Benz E250 BlueTEC – Click above for high-res image gallery

New York 2009: Mercedes E250 Bluetec concept would get 28/39 city/hwy rating

Mercedes-Benz E250 BlueTEC – Click above for high-res image gallery

New York 2008: Mercedes burns oil and rubber

Click above for high-res gallery from Daimler's press conference

If Daimler dumps Chrysler, what happens to diesel supplies?

Last fall when Chrysler first showed the Dodge Avenger concept at the Paris Motor Show it had a diesel engine it. At the Detroit Auto Show, the Jeep Trailhawk concept had a Mercedes BlueTec diesel V-6 and now Grand Cherokee is available in production with the same engine. Chrysler has also indicated plans to use Mercedes diesel engines in a variety of other vehicles, including the minivans, in the coming years

DaimlerChrysler's Dr. Z wants Americans to take a fresh look at diesel

DaimlerChrysler Chairman Dr. Dieter Zetsche urged American consumers to give diesel another chance earlier today as he introduced the updated 2007 Dodge Ram heavy duty pickups with a clean diesel that meets fifty state emissions standards that go into effect in 2010. The 6.7L Cummins turbo-diesel can run on B20 biodiesel and features Mercedes BlueTec emission controls. That makes th

Look mom, no gasoline. Survey finds younger generation ready for diesel

What is it with all these surveys coming out this week? I get it already; people care about what goes into their car and what comes out of their tailpipes. Take this survey, for example. Co-sponsored by the Diesel Technology Forum and Mercedes-Benz USA, it found that way more Americans than you think are interested in diesel cars. Targeting by age, the survey found that 50 percent of people between 18 and 29 ye

Mercedes exec sees bright future for diesel, biodiesel

Loren Beard, senior manager of fuels for DaimlerChrysler, said yesterday that diesel and biodiesel will be key to America's energy future and that DaimlerChrysler will keep on expanding its diesel-powered vehicle lineup (currently five diesel vehicles in 2007). DaimlerChrysler will also do more to educate Americans on homegrown biodiesel.