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Prepare to hear about diesel at the New York Auto Show

The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee comes with an

(Credit: Nancy Borowick)

If you’re heading to the New York Auto Show this week, you might be surprised by how far the word “diesel” has traveled around the exhibits. Once reserved almost exclusively for the pickup truck show areas, diesel is now being touted enthusiastically at displays of automakers – including Volkswagen, Mazda and BMW – known more for their smaller, sleek vehicles. And it’s not just the foreign brands:...

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Mazda teases new Mazda6

Mazda's Takeri concept, the basis of the next

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Mazda first showed its Takeri concept at the Tokyo Motor Show this past December. The  platform will be the basis of Mazda's next generation of its midsize sedan, the Mazda6.

Mazda hopes that the new styling direction, a departure from the outgoing Nagare line, will breathe new life and interest into the brand. The second-tier Japanese automaker has struggled since its split from Ford....

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