The internet. It's tricky. One thing you learn at the beginning is to vet your sources. Make sure they're reliable. That's something that The Economist, a super legitimate publication apparently hasn't learned yet. They just took words from a parody site as fact and published them. Whoooops.
Diesel has been all the craze lately, especially with Mazda's announcement that the Mazda6 will come with a diesel engine here in the states. And by "craze," I mean a niche group of auto enthusiasts and journalists are very excited.