Volkswagen Retrofitting 250,000 TDI Diesels To Stop Destructive Misfueling

Car company bean counters have to make a lot of difficult decisions that make them unpopular with customers, enthusiasts, and journalists. But every now and then, they make a decision that truly makes sense. Volkswagen’s recall of more than a quarter-million TDI diesel cars to retrofit the fuel tank filler to prevent idiots from filling it was gas, rather than diesel is one such common sense solution.

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Volkswagen Confirms Development Of 134 HP/Per Liter Turbodiesel

Volkswagen has found renewed interest in its line of diesel engines as gas prices stay stubbornly high. With diesel engines growing in popularity, word has filtered out that a high-performance turbodiesel engine producing around 134 horsepower per liter is in development at the German automaker, and it will be hooked to a 10-speed automatic transmission.

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