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Trio of Diesels Help Germans for 2015

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WOLFSBURG, GERMANY- Focused as it is around European makers, German automakers are pressing their U.S. and China luxury sedan salesmen to push diesel-engine cars, starting with the 2015-model year. The luxury sedan segment is led by three mainstays from Germany, each boasting diesel experience and more scoring higher performance numbers and resale values. BMW with […]

Diesel Engines: Is D-Day Here?

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There’s no stopping diesel as a gotta-have car fuel now. Despite diesel fuel’s gradual acceptance on the U.S. market, it remains a rare fuel of choice for seekers of economical engines. According to R.L. Polk’s tabulated registrations, about 6.2 million diesel vehicles were in operation on North American roads in 2012. Only about 800,000 of […]

Mazda is still “zooming,” would you believe?

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The Japanese import is adopting a new neologism to adorn its future license plates, including the bracketed “zoom zoom,” which dates back from SkyActiv and after that to the rather bland “Game Changers.” Mazda U.S. chief Jim O’Donnell, who adheres to the two-word verbiage as a boost to his drive for 300,000 U.S. sales this […]