The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that America could save up to 1.4 million barrels of oil per day – an amount equivalent to the oil we currently import from Saudi Arabia – if one-third of U.S. cars, pickup trucks and SUVs were diesel-pow. . .
According to the Diesel Technology Forum, diesel car registrations are up 30 percent since 2010, while overall vehicle sales only increased by 3.6 percent during the same period. Along with strong sales of diesel cars and SUVs, diesel pickups continue to . . .
In the midst of the strongest market for commercial trucks in eight years, North American sales of natural-gas-powered haulers are just crawling along. Higher purchase prices compared with diesel trucks, improved diesel fuel economy and continued scarcity. . .
“Diesel will play an important part in the future of transport because there is no doubt that it fuels the most efficient internal combustion engines," said Audi board member and technical development chief Dr Ulrich Hackenberg. “Compared with our firs. . .
Faced with tightening corporate average fuel economy standards in the U.S., automakers have turned to a new generation of cleaner burning diesel passenger cars and SUVs to help them meet the new regulations. “There will be more diesels in the U.S. in t. . .