2019 Hyundai Santa Fe diesel and 7-seater cancelled for the US

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe diesel and 7-seater cancelled for the US

Posted: Dec 18, 2018

Hyundai USA has confirmed the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe won’t be getting a turbodiesel version with seven seats after all because, well, thanks Volkswagen.

Cadillac axes diesel engine development, concentrates on electrification

Cadillac axes diesel engine development, concentrates on electrification

Posted: Sep 16, 2018

Cadillac has stopped work on its upcoming 4 and 6 cylinder diesel engines because the market is moving towards hybrids and electric vehicles.

Switzlerand bans Porsche Macan, Cayenne, Mercedes-Benz Vito diesels

Switzlerand bans Porsche Macan, Cayenne, Mercedes-Benz Vito diesels

Posted: Aug 19, 2018

Select diesel models from Porsche and Mercedes-Benz cannot be registered in Switzerland as these cars disguise the true extent of their emissions.

2019 Ford Transit Connect Taxi gains 1.5L diesel for the US, debuts facelift

2019 Ford Transit Connect Taxi gains 1.5L diesel for the US, debuts facelift

Posted: Jun 20, 2018

The 2019 Ford Transit Connect Taxi debuts the midlife facelift, and gains a 1.5L EcoBlue turbo-diesel that’s not available on the regular van and minivan.

Ford Transit Connect Diesel Taxi (2019, second generation, USA) photos

Ford Transit Connect Diesel Taxi (2019, second generation, USA) photos

Posted: Jun 17, 2018

The 2019 Ford Transit Connect Taxi has a 1.5L EcoBlue diesel engine, recessed second-row seat, taxi wiring harness, and can be made wheelchair accessible.

2017 Mercedes-Benz USA range will not have any diesel engines

2017 Mercedes-Benz USA range will not have any diesel engines

Posted: May 16, 2017

Mercedes-Benz USA will no longer seek US type approval for its diesel engines for the 2017 model year, and may completely abandon diesels for the US.

Volkswagen to stop diesel sales in the USA due to dieselgate

Volkswagen to stop diesel sales in the USA due to dieselgate

Posted: Nov 26, 2016

Volkswagen won’t bring back diesel engines to the US market due to dieselgate. Instead the company will focus on SUVs and EVs.

Bentley Bentayga Diesel (2017, first generation) photos

Bentley Bentayga Diesel (2017, first generation) photos

Posted: Sep 25, 2016

The Bentley Bentayga Diesel is first the company’s first diesel car. It shares the Audi SQ7’s two turbo, one electric supercharger 4-liter V8.

2017 Audi A4 (B9): No diesel for US in wake of dieselgate

2017 Audi A4 (B9): No diesel for US in wake of dieselgate

Posted: Mar 20, 2016

No diesel engine option will offered with all-new B9 Audi A4 which will go on sale in the US from March 2016. You can probably blame dieselgate for that.

VW stops US production of Passat TDI thanks to dieselgate

VW stops US production of Passat TDI thanks to dieselgate

Posted: Nov 13, 2015

Rather unsurprisingly, because the EPA has banned sales of cars with the EA189, Volkswagen has decided to nix production of the Passat TDI in Tennessee.