Diesel

United States Ready for Increasing Diesel Presence

United States Ready for Increasing Diesel Presence

It seems that with every dramatic up-tick in the price of gasoline the interest in other automotive propulsion seems to spike. The most available and globally accepted alternative to gasoline is seen by many as diesel fuel. Diesel engines are general 20-30 percent higher in fuel economy when compared to comparable gasoline powerplants. A major […]

Porsche Adds Cayenne Diesel to 2013 US Line-up

Porsche Adds Cayenne Diesel to 2013 US Line-up

On route to delivering the same headache-inducing gasoline prices that contributed to a complete economic meltdown in 2008, the price for a gallon of regular unleaded is just under a $4.00 national average. Drivers in European countries deal with fuel prices even more obscene then those being endured in North America. Subjected to heavy taxes […]

Jaguar XF Sportbrake

Geneva: Jaguar XF Sportbrake Premieres as New Pride Hauler

  The luxury car market (especially in Europe) desires the flexibility and practicality of a wagon. However, as the word ‘wagon’ is a forbidden article in sales brochures of premium-badged vehicles, luxury car brands have concocted a multitude of phrases to substitute in the description for cargo-friendly automobiles. Acura and Cadillac uses the Sport Wagon […]

First-Year Cars that Rocked 2011

First-Year Cars that Rocked 2011

Enduring the ride that was the 2011 year for better or worse, we have now arrived in the new year of 2012. For the auto industry, 2011 has taken some auto companies on differing paths. For companies like Ford Motor Company, Hyundai and General Motors, their year ends with a series of successes leading to […]

Mazda TAKERI Concept Sedan to Debut at Tokyo Show

Mazda TAKERI Concept Sedan to Debut at Tokyo Show

Continuing down their road to recovery following the natural disaster that amounted in the sad loss of over 15,000 Japanese citizen, the spirit to endure from the troubles have seen industrial production return, stabilizing the traumatic experiences of millions. In only a month, many of the Japanese auto plants were operational again with at least […]

Diesel And Biodiesel Land Speed Records Set Using A Ford F-250 Super Duty

Diesel And Biodiesel Land Speed Records Set Using A Ford F-250 Super Duty

If you think diesels are slow, try telling that to Brent Hajek. That’s because Brent just set some land speed records at The Bonneville Salt Flats in a diesel-powered car. Sorry, let me amend that: He just set some land speed records at The Bonneville Salt Flats in a diesel-powered TRUCK. Specifically, a Ford F-250 […]

US Chevrolet Cruze to Gain Diesel Power for 2013

US Chevrolet Cruze to Gain Diesel Power for 2013

As the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu was introduced to the public this past April, General Motors made it clear that the United States was going to share the bowtie badge with almost the entire world. Globalizing the Chevrolet brand started with the debut of the compact Cruze sedan last year. Premiering throughout Europe and Asia ahead […]

The Ten Coolest Le Mans Prototypes Of All Time – Jalopnik Gets It Wrong

The Ten Coolest Le Mans Prototypes Of All Time – Jalopnik Gets It Wrong

I have this theory that any list, top ten, top five, top 100, whatever, are only there to start arguments, rather than be definitive statements. 99% of the time, I have no problem with Jalopnik. They are a rather funny and irreverent car site, and in addition to the standard fair of who’s releasing what […]