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Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross gets diesel option in Japan
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14th Jun 2019
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Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross gets diesel option in Japan

Mitsubishi Motors Japan has detailed a new addition to its Eclipse Cross line-up, the top-spec 'G Plus Package' which now gets a diesel engine option. Set to go on sale in the domestic market from June 13, the new 'Clean Diesel' is a 2.2-litre turbocharged unit making 107kW at 3500rpm, and 380Nm at 2000rpm.
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2019 Audi S4 TDI revealed
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1st May 2019
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2019 Audi S4 TDI revealed

Audi has taken the diesel engine from the S5, S6 and S7 TDI and slotted it into its more practical S4 and S4 Avant, creating the S4 TDI in the process. As with its two-door brother, the S4 TDI is powered by a 3.0-litre V6 TDI engine making use of an electrically-powered compressor. It pumps out 255kW and 700Nm, the latter on tap between 2500rpm and 3100rpm.
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Audi apologises for Dieselgate scandal, says it will “never happen again”
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14th Mar 2019
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Audi apologises for Dieselgate scandal, says it will “never happen again”

Audi chairman Bram Schot has publicly apologised for the company’s involvement in the “dieselgate” scandal that saw 11 million Volkswagen and Audi cars caught out cheating emissions regulations in the US and Europe – and has vowed that it will never happen again. It is the first time senior Audi management have emphatically apologised for the actions that saw certain models in its diesel range pass strict laboratory tests but belch out much higher emissions in real-world driving conditions.
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Joshua Dowling
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Hyundai Santa Fe diesel cancelled for the US
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18th Dec 2018
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Hyundai Santa Fe diesel cancelled for the US

The new Hyundai Santa Fe will no longer be offered as a diesel or a seven-seater in the US, according to a new article out of North America. Green Car Reports received confirmation from a Hyundai spokesperson the Korean manufacturer has decided to cull plans to offer the 2.2-litre turbo-diesel Santa Fe in the North American market – the main powertrain available in Australia.
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Mercedes-Benz E300de PHEV launches in the UK
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7th Nov 2018
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Mercedes-Benz E300de PHEV launches in the UK

Mercedes-Benz UK has launched the E300de plug-in hybrid in both sedan and wagon variants, adding diesel-electric power to its large car line-up. First previewed in March at the Geneva motor show, the E300de pairs a 145kW/400Nm 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel with a 91kW/440Nm electric motor and 13.5kWh battery system. System torque output is rated at a beefy 700Nm, while 0-100km/h is dispatched in just 5.9 seconds (6.0 seconds for the Estate).
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