With diesel engines dominating the European markets and invading the US market, these kind of power sourcing machines became much more important than before. Clean diesel technologies, wonderful European diesel engines such as TDI or CDI and very advanced common rail diesel systems deserve to be closely monitored and reported on.

Empty Tank: How to Save Fuel When You're Low

5 Tips to Save Fuel (#3 Might Surprise You)

Your Imperative Survival to the Nearest Gas Station. This is always an issue for some, if not most of us. You find yourself almost out of gas with no gas station in sight. The pressure starts rising when you make eye-contact with the vicious letter “E” that seems to say, “every time you look at […]

Cummins - Not Strapped Solely to a Crappy Dodge Interior Anymore!

Cummins – Not Strapped Solely to a Crappy Dodge Interior Anymore!

There have been rumors that Nissan (and maybe Toyota) would be bringing a diesel half-ton to market for a few years now. There was talk that Cummins was getting into bed with one or the other of them too. Well it appears that the cat is out of the bag. Nissan announced this week that […]

White 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Diesel

Diesel-Powered Range Rovers Debut at 2015 Detroit Auto Show

The long-awaited Ranger Rover and Range Rover Sport diesels are arriving on American shores in fall 2015 as 2016 models. The new diesel engines will only be available on the mid-level HSE trims and they are currently making their debut at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. The power output from this power plant is an […]

Cadillac Escalade: Lineage Secrets

Cadillac Escalade: Lineage Secrets

Cadillac Escalade Since the year 2000, Cadillac has been the face of GM’s efforts to luxury and premium class automobiles, with the Escalade leading the pack of angry wild boars I’ve dubbed “speed-seaters.” They’ll drive the fuck out of your carpool route and seat you comfortable as shit! If you haven’t visualized the Escalade in […]

Humvee crossing telephone pole

Who Wants a Humvee!?

Humvees For Sale! Apparently Uncle Sam has decided to try and sell off some Humvees instead of crushing them for 5% of the value. Gov Planet has started listing Humvees of all types with a starting bid of $10k. These are sold as “off road only” vehicles but what gear head hasn’t thought about how cool […]

2014 Sports Car Racing's New Batch of Motoring Beasts

2014 Sports Car Racing’s New Batch of Motoring Beasts

After the South American-based Dakar Rally and Europe’s Monte Carlo Rally have launched the 2014 year in motorsports, the month of January will be ending with a popular motoring beach party in Florida. The 2014 sports car racing season kicks off with a 24-hour event on the road course of Daytona International Speedway. While winning a long-distance […]

ALPINA Launches New D3 Bi-Turbo Super Sedan

ALPINA Launches New D3 Bi-Turbo Super Sedan

  In North America, diesel engine technology is receiving a much-deserved second look for powering passenger cars. More affordably targeted vehicles such as the Mazda6 SkyActiv-D Diesel and the Chevrolet Cruze Clean Diesel eyes increasing the visibility of the gasoline alternative. Across the Atlantic Ocean, diesel powered passenger cars account for more than half the […]

VW Gives "Diesel for Dummies" to American TDI Drivers

VW Gives “Diesel for Dummies” to American TDI Drivers

Well, there’s another thing the rest of the world can snicker at us about. You see, as Americans, we aren’t exactly used to filling up our cars with diesel fuel. It’s been nothing but gasoline (for the most part) for decades, and now that diesel-powered cars are gaining in popularity in the States (this is […]

2013 VW Beetle TDI Review

2013 VW Beetle TDI Review

The iconic Volkswagen Beetle, informally called the VW Bug is as well known as any vehicle on the planet. The Beetle is the longest running and most manufactured car of a single design platform in the world. This week we’ll get a chance to test drive a 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Coupe with a diesel powerplant. […]

2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel front

Face-Off: Chevy Cruze Diesel vs. VW Jetta TDI

Up until now, VW Group – to include Audi and Volkswagen, among others – have had a near monopoly on consumer-level clean diesel cars. That is, anything they put the “TDI” badge on. Diesel hasn’t been a big thing in the States for a long time, unlike Europe, mainly because in the past, diesel-powered cars […]

120 Years Since Patent, Diesel Power is Being Realized

120 Years Since Patent, Diesel Power is Being Realized

As many are aware, the gasoline engine dominated the past century-worth of motoring. Steam power disappeared in the 1920s while electric cars lost early 20th century momentum. Throughout the time gasoline power has held a stranglehold of the automobile marketplace, there had been one other propulsion choice making a small but effective impact. It was […]

Trademark Sleuthing the Cars of the Future

Trademark Sleuthing the Cars of the Future

With much of the world busy guessing (and alarmingly betting on) the name of an unborn heir in a royal family, the automotive world braces for its own new additions. First coming at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show and to Detroit early in the new year, 2013 and beyond automobiles will see some brand […]

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