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    Acura diesel on hold because of business conditions, not tech issues

    Click image for a high res gallery of the 2009 Acura TSX
    AutoblogGreen spoke with Honda of America spokesman Sage Marie at a media event yesterday about the company's plans to introduce a clean diesel to the US market in 2009. The new 2.2L diesel engine is already available in the European Honda ...

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    Will Acura's new diesel jump on the DOA train?

    Click for a high res gallery of the 2009 Acura TSX
    In recent weeks, we've heard about two light duty diesel programs being shelved at Toyota and Ford. Now, an anonymous poster on the Motor Trend forum is indicating the same fate may await the new Acura 2.2L i-DTEC diesel. Honda engineers have been ...

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    Toyota announces three diesel variants for the Avensis

    Toyota has decided to stir the European diesel market a little bit more and will now offering three diesel Avensis models, the marque's flagship sedan. This is the model that is sold elsewhere as the Acura TSX, albeit with more luxury equipment. All three powertrains are Euro-V compliant and they ...

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    New York '08: 2009 Acura TSX, soon with a diesel, but not quite yet!

    Click the TSX for a high-res galleryAcura took the wraps of the all-new TSX today at the New York Auto Show, although we already saw it with Honda badges at the Geneva Auto Show a couple of weeks ago. The TSX will almost certainly be the first Acura model to get Honda's new 2.2L diesel four ...

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    ALMS Speculation: Acura preparing to move up to LMP1 with a diesel?

    Several bits of information have come out about Acura and their participation in the American Le Mans Series over the past two months so it's time to put two and two together and see if we can get to add up to seven. Acura jumped into the fray in the LMP2 class in 2007 and had a reasonably ...

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    Detroit 2008: ALMS announces Green Challenge, Corvette goes cellulosic E85

    American Le Mans Series CEO Scott Atherton announced a partnership this morning with the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Transportation and the Society of Automotive Engineers to make ALMS the global leader in green racing. Working with those groups, the series is defining a new ...

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    John Watts on Acura's green powertrain plans

    During Acura's recent 2008 vehicle preview I had a chance to chance with Product Planning Manager John Watts about alternative powertrain plans. While Lexus has produced hybrid versions of several of their models, Acura hasn't incorporated Honda's IMA system on any vehicles. In fact Watts feels the ...

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    Honda Diesels for Odyssey and Acura MDX

    This is a follow-up to the earlier announcement from Honda about the diesel engines for the U.S. market. The Financial Express reports the vehicles that will be offered in the U.S. with the proposed diesel engine are the Honda Odyssey minivan and Acura MDX SUV. The vehicles will also be offered in ...


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