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: +. . .
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. . .
The Diesel Technology Forum commissioned R.L. Polk and Company to study vehicle registration data for all 50 states from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. The goal was to evaluate the trends in clean diesel and hybrid registrations nationwide, to iden. . .
It’s certainly taken some time for US truck buyers to jump on board, but the sales numbers from 2013 clearly indicate that diesel pickups are on the rise. According to the Diesel Technology Forum, the largest growing diesel truck region of the US was t. . .
Audi scored its 13th overall win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in central France on Sunday, putting down a hugely talented team from Porsche, its Volkswagen Group corporate sibling, in what has to be one of the most expensive examples of interoffice team-bui. . .