Sporty Diesels

When people mention diesels, heavy machinery and pickup trucks are usually the first to come to mind. However, those who aren’t in the automotive community would be surprised to hear…

OLDSMOBILE 350 V8

It’s not going over the top to say very few engines had more impact on the American light diesel market than the Oldsmobile 350 V8. Here’s how it all went down.

Mercedes to Offer G-Class Diesel Variant in Europe

Amid news of the impending demise of diesel vehicles in Europe,…

Tested: Mercedes-Benz E250 Diesel

Recently, we were able to get behind the wheel of a 2015 Mercedes-Benz E250 and do some real world mileage testing. Our week of seat time consisted of start-stop daily commuting on the…

Diesel History Retrospective: IH’s Diesel-Powered Scout

For much of its history in agriculture and commercial truck manufacturing, International Harvester had diesel options. The first was a gas-start diesel developed for tractors in 1932,…

2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4×4: Mercedes’ Go-Anywhere Van

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter was the first modern European-style van to be sold in the U.S. Mercedes first brought it here in 2001, badged…

Diesel History Retrospective: Oldsmobile’s Other Diesel

Say “Oldsmobile diesel” and most people think of the trouble-prone 350-cid (5.7 liter) V-8 that plagued GM’s full-size cars in the late…

2015 Mercedes-Benz E250 Review

Recently, we were able to get behind the wheel of a 2015 Mercedes-Benz E250 and do some real world mileage testing. Our week of seat time…

News: Diesel Wrangler Concept + Boxless Colorado

Jeep and Mopar showed off several concept rigs this May at the 49th Annual Easter Jeep Safari. The most exciting to diesel fans was the…