The Mercedes-Benz W138 260D was the first series-production passenger car with a diesel engine. This model was launched in 1936 at the International Motorcycle and Automobile Exhibition in Berlin, Germany. Since 2005, the Audi Q7 has played a pivotal part in Audi’s goal of reaching one million car sales worldwide.


Cummins Inc., plans will triple its investment in India to $500 million by 2015. MTU Detroit Diesel, which makes and services diesel engines and propulsion systems for off-highway applications like shipping, rail, defense vehicles and power generation systems, will create up to 115 jobs in Michigan as a result of a tax incentive approved plan. China, the world’s largest energy user, may face a diesel shortage this year as refining capacity expansion lags behind an increase in consumption.