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DIESEL: Mercedes-Benz OM 654q 4-cylinder diesel complies with Stage 2 RDE, certified to Euro 6d

  • Date: 17-06-19
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Green Car Congress

The Mercedes-Benz OM 654q four-cylinder diesel from the modern OM 654 engine family already complies with the Stage 2 RDE (Real Driving Emissions) standard which does not come into force until 2020, and is certified to Euro 6d.

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DIESEL: Maruti's decision to phase out diesel by April 2020 may hasten the end of the road for the fuel

  • Date: 25-04-19
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Business Today

Only last week, Maruti introduced a new 1.5 litre indigenously developed diesel engine on its mid-size sedan Ciaz but even that variant will be discontinued.

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DIESEL: Mazda diesel is here at last. Will it sell?

  • Date: 22-04-19
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Auto News

Mazda is betting its long-anticipated diesel engine will help burnish its premium image in the U.S. But the first diesel model to arrive here, the CX-5 crossover, might be a tough sell.

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DIESEL: Dumping Diesel Is Bad for the Planet

  • Date: 05-04-19
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Bloomberg

File this under “unintended consequences.” The anti-diesel campaign that followed the 2016 discovery that Volkswagen AG used software cheats to understate its cars’ nitrogen oxide emissions has led to a rise in carbon dioxide, which has a greater impact on the climate.

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DIESEL: Stuttgart bans older diesel vehicles

  • Date: 29-03-19
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Europe Auto News

BERLIN -- The German city of Stuttgart, home to Mercedes-Benz and Porsche, will ban Euro 4 diesel vehicles starting April 1.

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DIESEL: Dirty lies: how the car industry hid the truth about diesel emissions

  • Date: 22-03-19
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: The Guardian

John German had not been looking to make a splash when he commissioned an examination of pollution from diesel cars back in 2013. The exam compared what came out of their exhaust pipes, during the lab tests that were required by law, with emissions on the road under real driving conditions. German and his colleagues at the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) in the US just wanted to tie up the last loose ends in a big report, and thought the research would give them something positive to say about diesel. They might even be able to offer tips to Europe from the US’s experience in getting the dirty fuel to run a little cleaner.

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DIESEL: Updated Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe gets RDE2-compliant diesel engines

  • Date: 20-03-19
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Just Auto

Among the updates to the sporty SUV are a new engine line-up featuring diesel engines that comply with the new Real Driving Emissions 2 standard, meaning they won't incur the 4% BIK tax surcharge levied on diesel company cars.

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DIESEL: Fiat Chrysler will backtrack on diesel ban pledge if sales hold up

  • Date: 11-03-19
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Financial Times

Fiat Chrysler will roll back an earlier pledge to eliminate diesel from its passenger cars in Europe by 2022 if public demand for the vehicles remains strong, its chief executive has told the Financial Times.

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