Tag: Diesel

2020 Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel First Drive – Smoothing the Rough Edges

There’s not a lot of major change that would be acceptable to Jeep Wrangler buyers. They have a set image of what the vehicle should look like and what it should be. Deviate too far from that formula, either in terms of style or mission, and there will be trouble. According to Jeep brand bosses, […]

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2020 Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel Arrives Stateside, Though Only In Unlimited Guise

The 2020 Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel will go on sale Stateside before the end of the year, marking the first time a diesel-powered Wrangler is offered in North America. Interestingly, the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel engine will only be available on the four-door Unlimited model, something fans of the two-door version might not appreciate. According to Jeep, the […]

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Mercedes CEO Wants To Slash 1,100 Management Jobs, Freeze All Salaries As Part Of Cost-Cutting Program

As it grapples with recalls, costly fines over illegal diesel engine software and a slowing global market, Daimler is embarking on an austerity program that, if implemented, will see it cut 10 per cent of its management jobs (1,100 positions) and freeze its 300,000 workers’ paychecks in Germany. That’s according to German daily Süddeutsche Zeitung, […]

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2020 Ford Everest Sport Launched Down Under With A More Dynamic Look

The Ford Everest body-on-frame SUV is not exactly a sporty vehicle, as its job is to tackle off-road trails, not racetracks. This “minor” detail did not stop Ford’s Australia and New Zealand subsidiaries from releasing an Everest Sport model, though. As expected, this newly-launched Sport trim does not enhance the SUV’s performance. What it does […]

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UK City Signs Off on Diesel Ban, Leaving Thousands With Second-class Cars

It’s not just the increased taxation on diesel fuel that’s prompting Europeans to throw in the towel on compression ignition. Look to local lawmakers for Reason Number One why diesel, which just a few years ago comprised the majority of new car sales in the UK, is suddenly less popular than this writer was in […]

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Brabus Adventure Is A Mercedes G-Class That Can Go Further And Faster

The Brabus Adventure accessories package is meant to enhance the Mercedes G-Class’ off-road capabilities by boosting ground clearance, visibility and, in the case of this G 350 d, performance too. Starting with the visuals, the first thing you notice is the custom Brabus Widestar fascia with large air intakes, brush guard and winch. Meanwhile, both […]

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Ford’s Troller T4 Off-Roader Refreshed For 2020, Remains A Brazil-Only Affair

Ford continues to improve its rugged Troller T4 off-roader in Brazil, with the automaker applying new updates to the 2020 model. The improvements are only aesthetic, as the Troller T4 introduces new combinations of exterior and interior colors, as well as new wheels. On the outside, the Ranger-based off-roader gains a new Dark London Gray […]

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VW Golf Countdown: 1974-1983 Mk1 Set The Gold Standard For Compact Hatchbacks

With only a few days left before the world debut of the all-new Golf Mk8, Volkswagen thought about doing a recap of the previous seven generations that made the Golf an automotive icon. We start today with the first-generation Golf which may look plain right now but was a revolution when it came out in […]

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Daimler Recalling Loads Of Diesel Vehicles, Including 260,000 Sprinter Vans

Daimler is being forced to recall hundreds of thousands of diesel-powered models due to emissions issues, including a total of 260,000 Sprinter vans. The recalls were spurred on by Germany’s road traffic regulator, KBA, who concluded that certain Mercedes-Benz vehicles equipped with OM651 Euro 5 diesel engines needed to be serviced, as reported by Autonews […]

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ABT Gives Europe’s 2020 Audi S5 Sportback A Diesel Boost To 379 HP

Usually, when we’re referring to performance models, diesel-powered ones don’t enter the conversation. Yet, they do exist, even in small numbers. Audi is a prime example of that. When the European version of the S5 reached its midlife refresh point, it switched from a 3.0-liter twin-turbo gasoline V6 to a 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6. Rated at […]

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2020 Renault Captur Vies For European Supremacy, Featured In Huge Gallery

As a follow-up to a model that ruled its market segment in Europe, the second-generation Renault Captur has no option but to be at least as successful. It won’t be easy, though, as the competition has got stronger as well, with serious rivals including all-new models such as the Nissan Juke, Peugeot 2008, Ford Puma, […]

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All-New 2020 Dacia Sandero Starts Testing, Looks Like A Budget Clio

Dacia has begun testing the third-generation Sandero hatchback on public roads. It was also about time, since the current model has been on sale since 2012 and received a mild refresh in 2016. As you can see, the prototype is heavily camouflaged and even features some padding to disguise its shape. Still, it’s pretty obvious […]

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Damages from VW? German Diesel Drivers Face Uphill Battle in Court

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