Heavy Duty Diesel or Gas Pickup Truck, Which is Best for You?

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Have you been mulling over getting a heavy duty diesel, but you’re just not sure if you should make the switch or not? It’s true, a diesel truck will give you more power and more engine life overall. There are a number of pros and cons that are dependant upon many factors, from your lifestyle, […]

Mazda To Delay SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesel Launch In North America

AUTOSERVICEWORLD.COM Mazda Canada Inc. has announced that the launch of its SKYACTIV-D clean diesel engine in North America is being further delayed from its Spring 2014 announced debut timing. While Mazda understands its SKYACTIV-D can meet emission regulation requirements without the use of a NOx after-treatment system, it has decided that further development is required […]

Turbocharger’s future in North America

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North America‘s turbo ‘revolution’ The change in the market in North America – led by Ford – is particularly remarkable; in 2008, there were no turbocharged petrol engines made in North America, all previous turbo-fitted engines having been imported. The first North American built turbocharged petrol engine was fitted to the Lincoln MKS which used […]

Turbocharged Gas and Diesel are the Way of the Future: VW

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If the designers at Volkswagen have anything to say about it, normally aspirated gasoline and diesel engines will be a thing of the past in just a few years, replaced with more powerful and efficient turbocharged models. As Volkswagen is the third largest automaker in the world, there’s a pretty good chance that their designers […]

Volkswagen Diesel Success – Sudden, but no Surprise

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It’s no secret. Volkswagen is slowly but surely, without any huge announcements or ribbon cutting ceremonies, cementing its place among the world’s most successful carmakers. Renowned for relatively austere cars engineered to provide years of trouble free operation, the carmaker is likely to sell more cars than any other company in the world by 2018. […]

Diesel Powertrains – a Viable Alternative for Cost Conscious Consumers

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Ask someone about alternative fuel sources for automobiles and they’ll likely start talking about hybrid technology and the long awaited plug-in electric vehicle, finally making it’s debut in carmaker’s showrooms across North America. According to their proponents, these cars are going to save the environment, and at the same time save customers tons of money […]

Audi Adding TDI Clean Diesel for 2013

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The folks at Audi have decided to keep up with the Joneses over at Mercedes Benz and BMW by offering diesel options to their current and future lineup of cars and SUV’s. Beginning this fall, the Q5, A8, A7 and A6 will be available equipped with TDI clean diesel engines. The A8 TDI, which will […]

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Biodiesel Fight Heating Up The National Biodiesel Board is teaming up with Diesel Technology Forum to “fight for clean diesel technology”. By joining the National Biodiesel Board hopes to help raise the awareness of the benefits of diesel over other fuels.

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Maintaining Diesels   You don’t have to go far to find a fleet having trouble with engines. Mostly they report emissions systems problems, not surprising given the short time the engine makers had to meet the Environmental Protection Agency’s tight timelines.  The importance of Diagnostics   http://www.truckinginfo.com/news/news-detail.asp?news_id=78510&news_category_id=74&utm_source=Email&utm_medium=Enewsletter

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Clean diesel automobile sales in the United States have increased 25.6 percent in 2012, according to sales information compiled by HybridCars.Com and Baum and Associates.   http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/us-clean-diesel-auto-sales-increase-256-percent-in-2012-181048881.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Honeywell’s 2-Cylinder Diesel Engine

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A new chapter in the story of ultra-fuel efficient auto design opened in 2011 with the development of the world’s first 2-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine. Today, the 0.8L engine, boosted by Honeywell’s smallest-ever turbo, can be seen powering vehicles through the busy streets of India’s cities and towns, typically carrying goods from warehouses to local […]

ADS News – Yanmar America Announces Partnership with The Toro Company

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By BusinessWirevia The Motley Fool Posted 12:05PM 10/16/12 Posted under: Investing 040220 Yanmar America Announces Partnership with The Toro Company to Provide Tier 4 Compliant Diesel Engines for Commercial Applications ADAIRSVILLE, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Yanmar America Corp., a division of Yanmar Company Ltd., is pleased to announce a partnership with The Toro Company to provide diesel […]