Tag : diesel

First Drive: DS 3 Crossback

2 months ago / 0 comments

Second in their new model assault, the DS3 turns SUV, and Martyn Collins reckons it’s their most convincing model yet.

Germany targets older diesels to curb air pollution

8 months ago / 0 comments

Germany’s biggest carmakers are to incentivise drivers in the country’s most polluted cities to swap out of Euro 5 and older diesel cars, or fund upgrades to reduce emissions, following the federal government’s clean …

Porsche drops diesel citing rising PHEV demand

8 months ago / 0 comments

Porsche is not reintroducing diesel engines back into its range, claiming the fuel had a ‘secondary role’ and that it will instead focus on meeting demand for hybrid and electric products.

Stuttgart to introduce Euro 5 diesel ban next year

10 months ago / 0 comments

The city of Stuttgart in Germany is being told to update its air quality plans to include a ban on Euro 5 diesels by September 2015, in compliance with a court order. 

Mazda CX-5 gets AdBlue system to cut NOx

10 months ago / 0 comments

Mazda UK has updated the CX-5’s 2.2-litre diesel engines in line with the facelifted Mazda6, adding NOx-reducing Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) to its best-seller for the first time.

Audi names Abraham Schot as interim CEO

11 months ago / 0 comments

Audi has confirmed the appointment of Abraham Schot as interim CEO with immediate effect.

Germany’s second diesel ban likely to have ‘domino effect’

12 months ago / 0 comments

Germany is to get its second diesel ban by 2019 after a judge in a regional court rules that it must go ahead.

Second German city likely to introduce diesel ban

12 months ago / 0 comments

Aachen could become the second German city to introduce a ban on diesel vehicles, following legal action brought by two environmental groups, the final hearing for which is on Friday.

Mazda debuts new 1.8-litre diesel engine

1 year ago / 0 comments

Mazda has debuted its new 1.8-litre diesel engine in the updated CX-3 compact SUV, which is now available to order in Japan ahead of its European launch later this year.

Volvo begins phasing out diesel engines

1 year ago / 0 comments

Volvo will not fit a diesel engine to the new S60 saloon, with all subsequent launches also due to only be available with electric or progressively more hybridised petrol engines.

Nissan to phase out diesel engines by 2025

1 year ago / 0 comments

Nissan has become the latest manufacturer to confirm it will drop diesel engines from its line-up, as it pushes ahead with plug-in hybrid and fully electric alternatives.

Audi software “irregularities” affect 60,000 diesel cars

1 year ago / 0 comments

Audi has suspended deliveries of certain diesel-powered A6 and A7 models, as it develops a software update to rectify “irregularities” with the engine management on 60,000 cars worldwide.

German cities win right to ban diesel 

1 year ago / 0 comments

Germany’s highest administrative court has ruled that cities can ban diesel cars to tackle air pollution in a move that could set a precedent worldwide.

Updated Skoda Fabia drops diesels

1 year ago / 0 comments

Škoda’s updated Fabia will introduce an exclusively petrol engine line-up as it drops the 1.4-litre TDI.

Diesel decline and corporate mobility key trends for 2018, says Fleet Logistics

1 year ago / 0 comments

The continued decline of the diesel market share and the increased provision of total corporate mobility will be two of the key fleet trends for the year ahead.

Audi develops sustainable diesel from water

2 years ago / 0 comments

Audi is to start producing ‘virtually CO2-neutral’ e-diesel from early next year, using renewable energy, water and CO2 taken from the atmosphere.

Mazda engines to target sub-EV CO2 emissions

2 years ago / 0 comments

Mazda is targeting a combustion engine with lower well-to-wheel CO2 emissions than an electric vehicle, as part of a suite of fuel-saving solutions to cater for varying global market needs.

Calls for non-compliant diesels to be decommissioned

2 years ago / 0 comments

Transport ministers across Europe are being warned that they need to take more action on non-compliant diesel vehicles, including removing them from sale, to curb inner-city pollution.

Daimler to offer NOx-reducing software update for 3m diesels

2 years ago / 0 comments

Daimler will offer a free software upgrade for around three million diesel vehicles, said to curb harmful nitrogen-oxide (NOx) emissions in real-world use.