Tag: diesel

37 Posts

Pros and Cons of Diesel Engines Have Changed over Time
Jul 29, 2020

Pros and Cons of Diesel Engines Have Changed over Time

Dear Car Talk

Diesels have improved but there's competition ahead

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Angry badger
Aug 27, 2019

Hear My Mercedes Roar

Dear Car Talk

This car is making loud noises only a mechanic would love.

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Putting Diesel Fuel in a Gas Engine Is a Nonstarter
Apr 23, 2019

Putting Diesel Fuel in a Gas Engine Is a Nonstarter

Dear Car Talk

The fix will may keep you from making the same mistake.

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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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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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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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