Diesel Isn’t Dead

BY LAWRENCE ULRICH Thanks to Volkswagen’s cheater diesels, many people have assumed the technology is dead like Abe Vigoda. This time, he’s never coming back. But diesel isn’t dead. Not by a long shot. Its upsides in fuel economy, usable performance and, … Continued

Mazda stands by diesel move despite VW scandal

DETROIT — Mazda Motor Corp. still wants to bring its diesel drivetrain to the U.S., despite technical delays and a blowback against the technology following the Volkswagen scandal. The reason: It would push the brand closer to European luxury and … Continued

BMW Sticking With Diesel in the U.S.

The backlash to Volkswagen’s diesel-emissions cheating won’t scare BMW away from selling diesel engines in the United States, its director of research and development insisted recently. Even with some 500,000 Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche vehicles being identified by the EPA as releasing … Continued

GM won’t shy away from diesels, Reuss says

LOS ANGELES — General Motors will move forward with diesel engines in cars and light trucks despite the potential chilling effect from Volkswagen’s emissions scandal, GM’s product chief said. “We’re going to have a couple of really good ones, in … Continued

BMW stays committed to diesel technology

Harald Krüger, BMW’s new CEO, has addressed today the shareholders and media during the quarterly update conference. Among topics like the future of mobility, digitilization and sales results, Krüger also reconfirmed BMW’s commitment to diesel technology. Read more here,