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 |  Aug 22 2014, 11:01 AM

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Diesel is making a comeback in North America and there are more than a few cars out there outfitted with torquey, yet fuel efficient engines.

With obvious models like the Jetta or Golf TDI, there are also plenty of others that fly below the radar. If you’re considering buying a diesel for your next car, here are ten models you may not have thought of.

 |  Jul 07 2014, 12:45 PM

2014 Ram 1500

Chrysler’s jump into diesel is paying off, enough so that the brand is asking its supplier to send more of the oil burning engines. 

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 |  Nov 18 2013, 9:31 AM

pickup truck fuel economy shootout

The Ram 1500 is making headlines with its new EcoDiesel engine claiming best-in-class fuel economy, but do those numbers stack up in the real world?

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 |  Sep 23 2013, 5:15 PM


Fiat plans to purchase the remaining half of VM Motori, an Italian engine manufacturer whose ownership is currently split in half between General Motors and Fiat.

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 |  Jun 28 2013, 12:17 PM


General Motors has been dropping hints concerning a new generation of diesel pickups for some time, and an engineer from Chevrolet has now confirmed to AutoGuide that a diesel will arrive in a non-heavy duty pickup truck in the near future. 

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 |  May 14 2013, 5:42 PM

2013 Ram 1500

Originally revealed in February, RAM has announced that production on the RAM 1500 Diesel will begin September 2013.

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 |  Oct 10 2012, 8:01 AM

Chief Chrysler designer and boss of the newly minted SRT performance brand stirred the social media pot last night, polling the twitterverse on reaction to a diesel-powered high-performance Chrysler product.

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 |  May 28 2012, 10:01 AM

In today’s pickup truck market, you can only get a diesel engine if you step past the half-tons and get into a 3/4 ton or 1 ton truck, but that won’t be the case for long as RAM may be testing out a small diesel option for its 1500 pickup.

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