AutoGuide Now For the Week of July 21

AutoGuide Now For the Week of July 21
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Here’s your chance to take a look at the exciting new cars we’re testing this week including the muscle car everyone is talking about: the 707-hp Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat. Read about the other cars populating the AutoGuide garage right here. Continue Reading...

2014 Ten Best Engines List Released by Ward’s Auto

2014 Ten Best Engines List Released by Ward’s Auto
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With an increased focus on efficiency, engines are constantly being updated. New technology is being added, such as direct injection, while older techniques are being refined, including turbocharging. Continue Reading...

How the Ram 1500’s Diesel Almost Wound Up in the Cadillac CTS

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How the Ram 1500’s Diesel Almost Wound Up in the Cadillac CTS
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Ram recently announced its new 1500 diesel model, powered by a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6; but the story behind that engine’s development actually involves one of the American automaker’s major competitors. Continue Reading...

Ford is Only Detroit Automaker to Decline Light-Duty Diesel

Ford is Only Detroit Automaker to Decline Light-Duty Diesel
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Speaking at a recent press event, Ford officials have confirmed that the American automaker has no immediate plans to bring a diesel-powered F-150 to market. Continue Reading...

Ford, Chevy and Toyota: No Plans for Diesel Half-Tons

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Ford, Chevy and Toyota: No Plans for Diesel Half-Tons
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Chrysler’s Ram truck brand announced an industry first diesel engine option in the Ram 1500 today, a move which the company’s rivals will be watching closely, though none of them have any plans to emulate.  Continue Reading...

Diesel-Powered Ram 1500 Hinges on Demand Says Chrysler CEO

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Diesel-Powered Ram 1500 Hinges on Demand Says Chrysler CEO
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We’ve reported before that Cummins, which builds the straight-six turbo diesel available in the Ram Heavy Duty has developed a V-8 diesel for use in 1/2 ton trucks and a version of this could be adapted for the Ram 1500, but it all hinges on demand. Continue Reading...

Ram 1500 to Get Cummins Diesel, Hybrid Versions

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Ram 1500 to Get Cummins Diesel, Hybrid Versions
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The diesel is rumored to be a Cummins 5.0-liter V-8 turbocharged engine, which despite having two more cylinders than the straight-six which powers Ram Heavy-Duty models, is designed for less extreme applications, making it an ideal fit for the 1/2 ton Ram. Continue Reading...

Report: Chrysler Planning Light-Duty Cummins Diesel for Ram Trucks

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Report: Chrysler Planning Light-Duty Cummins Diesel for Ram Trucks
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Chrysler is moving ahead with plans to deliver its light-duty Ram pickups with a diesel option, sourced from none-other than the automaker’s long-time heady duty diesel partner, Cummins. Joe Veltri, VP of product planning at Chrysler told PickupTrucks.com that they are currently in discussions with Cummins, commenting that, “There’s no contract [with Cummins], but [a… Continue Reading...