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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Old vs. new diesel technology

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 2, 2015

Whether we're talking diesel or gasoline, the issue in Europe is more about old technology and higher emissions....
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RICHARD TRUETT

BLOG: Has diesel peaked in Europe?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 16, 2015

Pollution is one reason why the diesel engine has perhaps peaked at 50 percent of new-car sales in most of Europe. Driving into Paris a few years ago in a Peugeot diesel hatchback, I became lodged in a long line of traffic. I started coughing violently. It was so bad, I nearly couldn't drive. I blamed diesel fumes....
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RICHARD TRUETT

Has diesel had its day in Europe?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 16, 2015

Pollution is one reason why the diesel engine has perhaps peaked at 50 percent of new-car sales in most of Europe....
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Ram 1500's highway mpg rises to 29

1:38 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2015

Ram has added a bit more daylight between the hot-selling Ram 1500 EcoDiesel and Ford's redesigned lightweight F-150 in the highway fuel economy race....
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2 diesel Range Rovers coming to U.S. this fall

6:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2015

Land Rover will offer a diesel engine in two Range Rover models this year and across its entire lineup in several years. The two vehicles are debuting at the Detroit auto show. They go on sale this fall....
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BRUCE GAIN

BLOG: France is hurting its domestic automakers with diesel policy shift

5:55 am U.S. ET | Dec. 5, 2014

For environmental and public health reasons France is ending a government policy that has long promoted the purchase of diesel cars, but the move will hurt domestic automakers Renault and PSA/Peugeot-Citroen....
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Clean diesels are perfect for China

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17, 2014

Today's clean diesel technology does not require a compromise between real-world fuel economy and vehicle size and performance....
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KEITH CRAIN

Want to buy a good, used crystal ball?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17, 2014

The scenario was clear: Constantly rising prices at the gas pump would encourage more and more people to switch to smaller, more fuel-efficient vehicles....
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Volkswagen's marketing boss Shahani tunes into dealers for ad suggestions

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 10, 2014

As Volkswagen rides out a U.S. product drought, marketing chief Vinay Shahani is giving restive dealers a larger and more formal role in setting advertising strategy....
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2014 MANAGEMENT BRIEFING SEMINARS

GM plans to launch more diesel vehicles in U.S.

10:15 am U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2014

General Motors will launch more cars and light trucks with diesel engines in the United States in the coming years. Steve Kiefer, GM's vice president of global powertrain, today said diesels in cars and light trucks could grow to 10 percent of the market in the United States by 2020....
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No diesel Cherokee without Grand Cherokee sales boost, Jeep brand chief says

2:07 pm U.S. ET | June 26, 2014

Jeep brand head Mike Manley says sales of diesel-powered Jeep Grand Cherokees in the United States would have to nearly double before the brand would consider offering a domestic diesel-powered version of the smaller Jeep Cherokee....
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Diesels blamed for London's big increase in harmful nitrogen dioxide

May 28, 2014 11:33 CET

Levels of the harmful air pollutant nitrogen dioxide in London are the highest in Europe as more motorists choose to drive diesels in the UK....
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Sales of green cars down, but great strides in fuel economy

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 5, 2014

Some green-vehicle technologies that looked like sure bets for the second half of this decade are lagging. And some technologies that seemed like long shots seven model years ago have become viable....
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