Tag: Diesel

Driven: 2019 Peugeot 508 Fastback Bets On Style And Tech To Win You Over

Europe’s mid-size saloon segment has grown a little stale in recent years, being jam packed full of highly competent models that don’t necessarily one-up each other in any significant way. So whether it’s the Ford Mondeo, VW Passat, Skoda Superb, Opel Insignia, Mazda6 or the Renault Talisman, your choice remains almost annoyingly unvaried in the […]

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Audi Still Under Threat of New Dieselgate Fines

<img data-attachment-id="1688908" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1253099944.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,750" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="audi TDI" data-image-description=" Jne Valokuvaus/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1253099944-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1253099944-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1688908″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1253099944-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1253099944-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1253099944-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1253099944-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1253099944-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1253099944-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1253099944.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Dieselgate never dies. Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority (Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt) has informed Audi that it will be subjected […]

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2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel First Drive – Third Time Lucky

<img data-attachment-id="1685454" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859.jpeg" data-orig-size="3024,2366" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"1.8","credit":"","camera":"iPhone XR","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1565878884","copyright":"","focal_length":"4.25","iso":"25","shutter_speed":"0.00031397174254317","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Matthew Guy ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859-447×350.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859-610×477.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1685454″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859-610×477.jpeg” alt=”2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel” width=”610″ height=”477″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859-610×477.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859-75×59.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859-447×350.jpeg 447w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859-768×601.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859-120×94.jpeg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> It will surprise exactly no one to learn that a […]

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The Hits Keep Coming: Daimler Looking at $1 Billion Diesel Fine, Report Claims

<img data-attachment-id="1516001" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698.jpeg" data-orig-size="3025,1701" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"9","credit":"","camera":"MODEL-NAME","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"41","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.005","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="mercedes-benz logo" data-image-description=" Public Domain ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-450×253.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-610×343.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1516001 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-610×343.jpeg” alt=”mercedes-benz logo” width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-610×343.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-75×42.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-450×253.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-768×432.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-120×67.jpeg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Suspected emissions manipulation could net Daimler AG, parent company of Mercedes-Benz, a steep fine, but it seems the […]

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Volvo Recalls 507,000 Diesel Vehicles Globally

<img data-attachment-id="1682400" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_272953358-e1563827878255.jpg" data-orig-size="784,538" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="volvo logo" data-image-description=" Twin Design/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_272953358-e1563827878255-450×309.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_272953358-e1563827878255-610×419.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1682400″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_272953358-e1563827878255-610×419.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”419″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_272953358-e1563827878255-610×419.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_272953358-e1563827878255-75×51.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_272953358-e1563827878255-450×309.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_272953358-e1563827878255-768×527.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_272953358-e1563827878255-120×82.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_272953358-e1563827878255.jpg 784w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Volvo Cars is recalling 507,000 vehicles worldwide over a bum engine component that it claims could lead to […]

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First Drive: Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Diesel – Get It Straight

If we were to have told you a few short years ago that The General would soon be producing mass copies of a rear-drive vehicle powered by a turbocharged straight six diesel, you’d have had us committed to the nearest madhouse. After all, such a bumf reads like sport European sedan from the eighties, when […]

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EcoDiesel, Part II: Fiat Chrysler’s New Light Duty Diesel Aims to Anger GM and Ford, not the EPA

The domestic pickup torque wars have flared up again. Following a brief period of dormancy that came after General Motors’ 3.0-liter Duramax 3.0-liter inline-six topped Ford’s 3.0-liter Power Stroke V6 by 20 foot-pounds (460 vs. 440), Fiat Chrysler has arrived on the scene to declare itself king of the hill. For the 2020 model year, […]

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Duramax Deferral: Emissions Delay Punts Straight-six GM Diesel to 2020 Model Year

General Motors’ new Flint-built, light-duty 3.0-liter inline-six turbo-diesel won’t be a late-year addition to the company’s full-size pickup lineup, after all. Apparently, the engine’s emissions certification process was not the speedy affair GM had hoped for. Customers will now have to wait for the 2020 model year before getting their hands on the 460 lb-ft […]

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