Unfortunately, the internal combustion engine is notoriously inefficient and that’s why Dr. Alexander Shkolnik feels it has reached the end of its 150-year life cycle. It’s time to replace it with something better.
The Jetta TDI will soon have some competition in the form of a diesel-powered Chevy Cruze. This has been officially confirmed by GM CEO Dan Akerson. The car itself isn’t huge news, but the diesel Cruze will be the first diesel car out of Detroit since the 1980s. That’s a very long time.