SANTA MONICA, California — Sales of clean-diesel vehicles in the first half of 2014 have increased by 25 percent over last year, according to Edmunds data and the Diesel Technology Forum. Diesel sales in 2014 show six consecutive months of increases: +. . .
Diesel fuel, used for trucks, jets and other heavy-duty machinery, can be made from just about anything — coal, crude oil, natural gas, plants. And fuel made with a process called Fischer Tropsch burns cleaner than traditional diesel. But the process leav. . .
WardAuto editors logged an average 36.5 mpg (6.4 L/100 km) in 446 miles (718 km) of mixed driving with their test Cruze diesel and 46.7 mpg (5.0 L/100 km) on a 253-mile (407 km) highway trip, showing once again that diesels typically outperform their U.S.. . .
At a diesel technology workshop, held here in Sweden, Audi said around 40 per cent of its engines sold since 2010 were diesels, and this will continue to at least 2020. In Europe, close to 50 per cent of all new cars sold are diesels. Diesels have been. . .
The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel decreased 2.5 cents to $3.869 per gallon for the week ending Monday, July 21, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Diesel price averages went down in all 10 regions in the U.S., acc. . .