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    Video: Audi celebrates 25 years of TDI
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    Nope, the diesel engine never really did go out of style for Audi. Now, the German automaker has released a video reminding the world of its persistence with the oil-burners and is commemorating the Silver Anniversary of Audi's first commitment to turbodiesels in 1989. And, yes, there are some ...

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    Official: Audi readies sales of new fuel-efficient A4, A5 and A6 models
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    As diesels continue to account for a minority of cars sold by Audi in the US, the German automaker and Volkswagen unit continues to expand its diesel models in Europe for the sake of fuel efficiency. Early this year, Audi will debut its new A4, A5 and A6 variants in Europe as part of what it ...

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    Official: Volvo cuts European fleetwide emissions by 13% over past two years
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    Volvo said it has cut its European fleetwide emissions from its gas- and diesel-powered vehicles by 13 percent during the past few years and is looking to reduce emissions even further starting next year. For the 2013 model year, the Swedish automaker will debut a five-cylinder 2.0-liter, ...

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    GM India to launch 1.0-liter 3-cylinder turbodiesel engine in Chevy Beat
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    A multinational team led by General Motors' Torino Engineering Center and supported by GM India Engineering has announced that production of a 1.0-liter three-cylinder turbodiesel engine will start this June. The compact engine, which GM claims will offer "best-in-class fuel efficiency and ...

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    Yamaha files patents for turbodiesel motorcycle
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    While a few small boutique motorcycle manufacturers have dipped a toe or two into diesel engines for motorcycles, the established brands have barely ever offered even a hint of interest in oil-burners. At least, not until now. Yamaha has apparently filed patents for a new series of motorcycle-size ...

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    Neander turbo diesel motorcycle now street legal
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    The awesomeness that is the turbo diesel-powered Neander monster-cycle has now received the regulatory blessings of the proper authorities in the Bundesrepublik Deutschland and is finally heading for production this fall. If you'll notice in the photo above, the beast-in-question is completely ...

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    Craigslist Find of the Day: '67 Mercury Cougar with Mercedes diesel engine
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    Click on the image for high-res shots of this diesel 1967 Mercury CougarMuch of the vegetable oil and biodiesel movement centers around the classic Mercedes-Benz inline six cylinder engine, but fine examples of the genre are getting tougher to find. As is always the case with older machines, time ...

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    Coast to coast in a turbodiesel Smart using only 89 gallons of fuel
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    Here is a story from Wheels in Canada where two people, a father and his 14-year-old daughter drove from one end of Canada to the other, specifically from Halifax to Vancouver. No big deal, right? Wrong... they did it using only 89 gallons of diesel fuel. The vehicle used to generate this low fuel ...

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    The Loremo: Never before has something German sipped so little
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    Simple, clever, fun. That's the philosophy behind the vehicle you see pictured above, the Loremo (pronounced lo-ray-mo which is short for Low Resistance Mobile). Of course, there's nothing simple about designing and building a car, but there has certainly been a large need for cleverness to meet ...

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    BMW pumps up 1 Series Down Under with next-gen diesel
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    Click on above image to see complete high resolution gallery.Australia's best selling small car over AUD$40,000 (US$31,440), the BMW 1 Series, is getting some upgrades; refreshed exterior and interior styling, increases in power and reductions in fuel consumption, plus a new generation ...

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