Tag: diesel

34 Posts

Chevrolet Cruze diesel
Aug 29, 2017

General Motors Doubles Down on Diesels

Jim Motavalli

Despite VW poisoning the waters, GM is fielding diesel Equinox and Cruze models, and citing their manifold benefits. But will buyers bite?

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Compensation for European VW owners
Jun 27, 2016

VW Cops a Plea

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

The end to an ordeal endured by close to half a million American purchasers of Volkswagen turbo-diesel engines may draw to something like a close in federal court tomorrow, but it may not feel like it to all owners.

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buying a diesel vehicle
Mar 11, 2016

Is Now a Good Time to Buy a Diesel?

Guest Bloggers

Values of used diesles have tanked lately - does that mean now is a good time to buy? 

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Effects of diesel in a gas tank
Jan 26, 2016

What Really Happens When You Put Diesel in a Gas Car?

Dear Car Talk

What's the worst that can happen to your car if you mix up the diesel and the gasoline? And does this happen a lot? Car Talk has the answer, here.

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Volkswagen diesel scandal
Oct 09, 2015

Diesel Dilemma: What Should VW Owners Do Now?

Guest Bloggers

Got a diesel Volkswagen? Wondering what you should do next? Find out here.

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Sep 28, 2015

VW Diesel Owners: Here's What We Know

Jim Motavalli

The Volkswagen emissions scandal is stunning in scope, but has plenty of precedent. How did they think they were going to get away with it this time?

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Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal
Sep 25, 2015

How Green Was My Volkswagen

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

How would it feel to eat a meal 40 times larger -- or drink a beer forty times bigger -- than what you’d ordered or what doctors, scientists and government regulators recommended? And then to realize you've been tricked into doing it?

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Sep 22, 2015

The VW Betrayal: Car Talk Interviews Dan Neil

Staff Blog

One of our favorite automotive journalists, and favorite writers, Dan Neil from the WSJ gives us his thoughts so far on the VW betrayal.

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Asthma attacks and Volkswagen
Sep 22, 2015

I bought a 2015 VW diesel. I also suffer from Asthma. Boy, am I ticked off.

Staff Blog

Pass the Ventolin and—oh, one other thing—F*&% You, VW. Car Talk's Senior Web Lackey on VW's massive diesel deceit.

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VW and Audi defeat device scandal
Sep 19, 2015

The Blue Tec Blues

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

What can you say of the shocking news that Volkswagen devised – and, then, even more embarrassingly, employed – a super-sneaky software hack to make it appear to U.S. government regulators that 482,000 diesel engines it sold here were less polluting than they actually were?

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