What is a DPF and how does it work - all explained
17 Nov 2021

What is a diesel particulate filter (DPF)?

3 years ago 1 4

If you own a diesel-powered vehicle there’s a good chance it’s equipped with a diesel particulate filter (DPF), read our guide to learn more about what it is and what it does.

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AdBlue
26 Jul 2021

What is AdBlue and why do you need to know?

3 years ago 3 0

As emissions controls became stricter in Europe, car makers with diesel vehicles needed a way of cleaning up nitrogen oxide emissions. Diesel Exhaust Fluid (AdBlue) was born.

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29 Oct 2019

Ford 2.0L diesel affected by faulty fuel injectors

5 years ago 1 0

Ford Australia has pulled some of its 2.0-litre diesel vehicles from sale due to a batch of faulty fuel injectors.

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Bosch reveals new diesel technology
26 Apr 2018

Diesel not dead, says Bosch, debuts drastically reduced NOx emissions technology

6 years ago 1 0

Bosch has revealed its new diesel technology which reduces NOx emissions to 10 times lower than 2020 limits without affecting power, fuel consumption or cost.

Isaac Bober 1
Diesel cars being banned in Europe
07 Jul 2017

France to ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2040

7 years ago 0 0

France has announced it will ban the sale of both petrol and diesel cars by 2040 to meet its commitments to the Paris Climate Accord.

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22 Jun 2017

All About AdBlue, Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) and Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)

7 years ago 1 2

More and more 4X4s have AdBlue fitted, so it’s time to learn more about it. BEFORE WE GET INTO ADBLUE, […]

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Diesel cars being banned in Europe
07 Dec 2016

Diesel is dead… very nearly

8 years ago 14 1

Very few people in Australia have realised that by 2025 you won’t be able to drive a diesel car in Paris, Athens, Madrid or Mexico City…

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24 Jun 2016

Setting up for the snow, or how to operate your car in cold weather

8 years ago 9 0

It’s winter time, and you want to get out into the snow! Or maybe you’re just worried about how your car will handle cold morning starts. Here’s how to operate your car in cold weather.

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Peugeot 508 engine
16 Jan 2016

French government tests confirm environmental performance of Peugeot 208 and 508

8 years ago 0 0

Tests by the French Government have confirmed emissions performance results published by Peugeot for its 208 and 508 vehicles.

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Peugeot to provide real-world fuel testing
15 Jan 2016

Peugeot, Citroen and Renault cleared in VW-esque vehicle emissions probe

8 years ago 1 0

French car makers, Peugeot, Citroen and Renault have been cleared after investigators inspected facilities to look into their vehicle emissions technology.

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How does the Volkswagen defeat device work
15 Jan 2016

Air Resources Board rejects Volkswagen 2.0L diesel emissions recall plan

8 years ago 0 0

Volkswagen’s proposed fix for vehicles with diesel engines containing ‘defeat device’ software has been rejected by the Air Resources Board in California.

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How does the Volkswagen defeat device work
12 Dec 2015

VW says trying to meet “impossible” US NOx emissions is to blame for #dieselgate

9 years ago 4 0

VW chairman, Hans Dieter Poesch, has said that VW boffins installed illegal software on its EA189 diesel engines after it couldn’t meet US NOx emissions regulations legally.

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04 Oct 2015

Toyota Prius C Vs Hyundai i30: Diesel vs hybrid – which is more fuel efficient?

9 years ago 14 0

If you really want to save fuel which is best, petrol/electric hybrid or turbo-diesel? We compare the 2015 Toyota Prius C and 2015 Hyundai i30.

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How does the Volkswagen defeat device work
28 Sep 2015

Carmakers begin to distance themselves from #dieselgate

9 years ago 0 0

If Volkswagen used defeat devices to pass emissions tests, maybe others did too? or maybe not, as car makers start to deny using special systems…

Robert Pepper 0
Are diesel cars unfairly demonised?
13 Mar 2015

Are diesel cars being unfairly demonised?

9 years ago 0 0

Car makers in the UK are moving to stem the demonisation of diesel cars as dirty, but experts say they’re ‘greenwashing’ the figures.

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