Tag: Diesel

All-New 2021 VW Caddy: Here’s Everything You Need To Know

After a preview in February this year, the fifth-generation VW Caddy will launch in late November in select European markets as an estate (Kombi), family MPV, Cargo delivery van and California camper. To mark the occasion, the automaker has released a boatload of images that detail the diverse lineup, which for the first time is […]

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All-New Dacia Duster Pick-Up Offers 500-Kg Payload For Under $27,000 In Its Home Market

Exactly two years ago, Romanian coachbuilder Romturingia unveiled a pickup prototype based on the second-generation Dacia Duster. Since then, Dacia has worked with Romturingia to develop a production model and today the Dacia Duster Pick-Up officially launched in Romania. As with the previous-gen model, the new Duster Pick-Up is only available as a single cab […]

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2020 Opel Insignia Gains New 2.0L Turbo Petrol, Diesel AWD Powertrains In Europe

The facelifted Opel Insignia lineup has gained two new petrol and diesel drivetrain combinations in Europe. The main addition is a new 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder petrol unit, available on both the 2020 Insignia Grand Sport lifback and 2020 Insignia Sports Tourer wagon. The engine delivers 170 PS (168 HP / 125 kW) and a peak […]

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Is A Diesel-Powered Land Rover Defender Coming To The U.S.?

<!––> <!––> An intriguing Land Rover Defender prototype has been filmed on the streets of the U.S. – and it could be a diesel variant. In Europe, the new Defender is available with a 3.0-liter inline-six diesel engine producing 300 hp and 479 lb-ft (650 Nm) of torque. Thanks to these impressive figures, we suspect […]

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Mercedes-Benz To Axe Renault-Sourced 1.5L dCi Diesel From A- And B-Class?

The Renault-Daimler partnership that saw several Mercedes-Benz compact cars get the French automaker’s 1.5-liter diesel engine was formed more than two years ago, but it appears that the German brand’s smallest models will stop using the mill. The first step in this direction will reportedly take place later this month, when the A-Class and B-Class […]

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Renault Megane Reportedly Keeping Diesel Offerings While Clio, Captur And Kadjar Lose Them

Following the Dieselgate scandal, diesel-powered cars have become less popular in Europe, both with governments and consumers who have started shifting their interest towards petrol or electrified vehicles. As a result, automakers had to reshuffle their lineups in order to stay on the competitive side of the market, so, many oil-burning models have been discontinued, […]

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Ford Fiesta Diesel Bites The Dust In The UK Due To “Very, Very Low” Sales

As consumer demand has shifted away from diesel-powered cars over the last five years, automakers have started adjusting supply to meet demand. This means more petrol and electrified offerings and, naturally, killing off some oil-powered vehicles. Like the diesel-powered Ford Fiesta in the United Kingdom, which is the latest to have been dropped from the […]

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