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2019 Chevy Silverado 3.0-liter diesel rated at 277 hp and 460 lb-ft

Those are class-leading figures

Those are class-leading figures.

Ford Super Duty trucks get a bit more super for 2018

More power, more torque, more payload, more towing capacity.

Ford released specifications overnight for its 2018 F-Series Super Duty trucks, claiming best-in-class bragging rights in five areas: horsepower, torque, towing, gooseneck towing, and payload. Output of its 6.7-liter Power Stroke V8 turbodiesel has increased to 450 horsepower, up 10 from 2017, and it now makes peak torque of 935 pound-feet, which is also 10 more in the torque wars as truck manufacturers keep inching toward 1,000. Upgrades to the 6.7-liter diesel include cylinder hea

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Effortless economy | 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel First Drive

Go about your daily driving with confidence with this capable, fuel-sipping motor.

Its impressive fuel economy figures are a breeze to achieve.

Toyota's new turbodiesel engines are stronger, lighter, cleaner [w/video]

Overseas HiLux, Land Cruiser Get New Mill

Toyota touts its new turbodiesel engines, which cuts weight, fuel use and emissions.

Audi 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.

Audi 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 i

Will 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 Jonathon Ramsey

Bosch 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?

GM 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.

Yamaha 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.

Rumormill: Volkswagen BlueSport roadster production plans halted

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

Production Jeep J8 debuts in Germany

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Craigslist 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

Coast 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

The 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".

Geneva 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

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

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Detroit Auto Show: Audi announces US plans for Q7 3.0L TDI

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