2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI: A Diesel Coupe For Menfolk

Volkswagen calls the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI the "most fuel efficient 21st Century Beetle" because those old veedubs managed impressive fuel economy feats before safety was an issue. Legal precision aside, shoving a diesel in a new-but-not-New Volkswagen Beetle gives American men a shot at an affordable diesel… » 2/02/12 2:45pm 2/02/12 2:45pm

Diesels make more sense than hybrids, says ex-Transportation Secretary

"Clean diesel" cars are cheaper, more readily available and more accepted in the market than hybrids or electric cars, according to a white piper published by former Secretary of Transportation, Norman Mineta. Holy crap, car enthusiasts have been trying to tell the world that for a decade. » 12/27/11 1:30pm 12/27/11 1:30pm