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US: Kia eyes diesel entry in US
July 11, 2014 // Just Auto

Kia is looking at introducing diesel engines to America as part of its long-term plan to continue growing by entering new segments. The arrival of the K900, a Mercedes S-Class-sized luxury saloon, in the US in February and the launch of the company's f. . .  read more

Nissan to Finally Launch New Titan at Detroit
July 10, 2014 // Car Buzz

Set to be a 2016 model, the next-gen Titan will not only be completely redesigned, but come powered by a 5.0-liter Cummins diesel V8. Output will be in the neighborhood of 300 horsepower and 500 lb-ft of torque. A six-cylinder engine is also likely, but n. . .  read more

2016 Audi R8 Sports Car To Offer Diesel, Electric Variants
July 10, 2014 // Green Car Reports

A few years ago the concept of a green sports car would have been completely alien, but fast-forward a few years and the market has changed significantly. Tesla, for a time, produced its electric Roadster. Ferrari, Porsche and McLaren have all released. . .  read more

Betting on Diesel Cars, Exxon Is Set to Expand Belgium Refinery
July 10, 2014 // The New York Times

More than half of the new cars registered in Western Europe last year were diesel powered, compared with only about one in 10 back in 1990. (Even now, only about 3 percent of new cars in the United States are diesels, according to the market researcher IH. . .  read more

Growth In Diesel Car And Truck Sales Outpaces Market Growth This Year
July 10, 2014 // Yahoo News

Drivers in the U.S. are finally coming around to the idea of diesel cars, it seems--as sales have increased by 25 percent during the first six months of 2014. In data compiled by HybridCars and Baum and Associates (via Diesel Technology Forum), diesels. . .  read more