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Japan eyes clean diesel incentives

Japan is looking to introduce incentives for consumers buying clean diesel cars starting next fiscal year in a bid to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, a government official said on Thursday.

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Mercedes-Benz gives peek at its road to future

Seville, Spain–By 2040, the number of vehicles on our planet will double from today's 900 million to 1.8 billion, mainly because of the soaring demand in emerging markets such as China, Russia and I

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Diesels the future for Mercedes

German premium car brand Mercedes aims to push for the use of diesel in the United States and already sees good customer demand for the diesel versions of some of its cars.

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Touareg tows Boeing 747

We've all heard metaphors that try to describe the incredible pulling power of diesel engines ... can pull out tree stumps ... ripple asphalt ... that kind of thing.

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Honda diesels coming?

Honda CEO, Takeo Fukui, recently told Autoweek.com that Honda will sell a clean 2.2-litre 4-cylinder diesel in 2009 and a V6 diesel will follow.

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Three new diesel Mercedes'

Mercedes-Benz Canada recently announced three new diesel models: the E320 Bluetec, ML 320 CDI and R 320 CDI.

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F-150 oil burner in the works?

Ford hopes to be the first automaker with a diesel-powered pickup truck in North America with plans to add a diesel F-150 to the lineup by 2008 or 2009.