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.
Ford Australia has pulled some of its 2.0-litre diesel vehicles from sale due to a batch of faulty fuel injectors.
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.
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.
More and more 4X4s have AdBlue fitted, so it’s time to learn more about it. BEFORE WE GET INTO ADBLUE, a bit of background. Diesel is dying. Yes, the fuel us offroaders swear by, the one we have paid thousands of dollars for over petrol, is on the way out.
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…
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.
Tests by the French Government have confirmed emissions performance results published by Peugeot for its 208 and 508 vehicles.
French car makers, Peugeot, Citroen and Renault have been cleared after investigators inspected facilities to look into their vehicle emissions technology.
Volkswagen’s proposed fix for vehicles with diesel engines containing ‘defeat device’ software has been rejected by the Air Resources Board in California.
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.
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.
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…
Car makers in the UK are moving to stem the demonisation of diesel cars as dirty, but experts say they’re ‘greenwashing’ the figures.
When Mazda gets things right, it really hits the nail on the head. The Mazda3 dominates its category; the Mazda2 is right up there with the leaders in the tiddler class and the Mazda6 keeps the flag waving in the highly competitive mid-size category.