AAH #182 – Don’t Knock the Chevy Diesel

February 8th, 2013 at 3:38pm

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It’s been decades since GM released a diesel engine in a U.S. passenger car. Now, with the Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel, it’s back in the game. On deck to answer all our questions is Josh Tavel, Vehicle Performance Manager for Chevrolet Small Cars. Plus, we’ll be delving into the big news of the week and the questions racking our brains. Did the auto industry bet wrong on small displacement turbos? What happened to Nissan’s partnership with the revolutionary DeltaWing race car? Joining John McElroy in studio to talk about all that and much more, is Peter De Lorenzo, the Autoextremist, and Gary Vasilash from Automotive Design & Production.

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3 Comments to “AAH #182 – Don’t Knock the Chevy Diesel”

  1. John Reid Says:

    The reason Canadian gas prices are hirer is related to higher government taxes per gallon at the pump. Part of the Canadian/US trade deal made many years ago requires that Canada sell crude to their refineries at World oil prices. Yes, the president in power does make a difference in gas prices. If he would have approved the Canadian pipeline and allowed other US drilling the prices would go lower. It’s called supply and demand.

  2. Bob Quality Says:

    I hope Chevrolet pulls this off. I am on my 2nd VW TDi and believe me it hurt to start driving a foreign car but nothing domestic had the build quality AND the mpg of the TDi. I will check out the new Cruise this summer.

  3. Angela Says:

    I was wondering when Chevy or one of the other big car companies was going to make a diesel car. I wonder how people are going to react to it.