Ford F-150 Diesel Numbers Announced: 250 HP, 440 LB-FT, 30 MPG

After a year of waiting, Ford has finally released the F-150 diesel’s output figures and they’re nothing if not impressive.

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2016 Chevy Colorado Diesel Tow Ratings, Power Output Revealed

Chevy has revealed power output and tow ratings for its new diesel-powered midsize pickup. 

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Coal Rolling Banned in New Jersey

A new bill has explicitly banned coal rolling in the State of New Jersey. 

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Ford is Only Detroit Automaker to Decline Light-Duty Diesel

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.

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

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. 

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Ford's New People Mover Could Get Diesel Power

At the introduction of the 2014 Ford Transit commercial vehicle last week, the brand suggested that the Transit Connect and people-mover Wagon may also get diesel power in the near future. 

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GM Midsize Truck Diesel Option Hinted at by Execs

General Motors will re-introduce mid-size trucks to the North American market in 2015, and when they do, a small diesel engine is a likely option. 

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VW Amarok Pickup Heading to Canada?

Quite possibly, according to remarks by Volkswagen of Canada’s Media Relations Manager, Thomas Tetzlaff.

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Volkswagen Amarok Canyon Concept - Big Tires and a Roll Bar: 2012 Geneva Motor Show

Despite some of the lineup having off-road capability, Volkswagens in North America rarely sport off-road tires.

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Diesel-Powered Ram 1500 Hinges on Demand Says Chrysler CEO

At the recent North American International Auto Show, Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne, during a round table discussion, said that the tools to bring a light duty Ram diesel pickup to market are there, it’s just a question if there’s enough demand for it.

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GMC Expands Denali Heavy-Duty to Include 1-Ton Trucks

There was once a time when pickups were essentially utilitarian vehicles. However, during the 1980s and 1990s, half-ton full-size rigs became increasingly laden with creature comforts, leather bucket seats, center consoles, power everything and serious in car entertainment. Now the concept of luxury truck is expanding upmarket, with General Motors recently launching a luxury GMC Denali as part of the Sierra Heavy-Duty line from 2011.

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Natural Gas Infused 'GDiesel' Delivers 30 Percent Improvement in Fuel Economy

Back in 1892, after almost 20 years developing a more efficient version of Karl Otto’s four-stroke internal combustion engine, Dr. Rudolf Diesel, patented his design for the Combustion Power Engine, in which air is compressed to the point that the heat generated allows it to ignite without the need for spark. Thanks to its efficiency and incredible torque capacity, the diesel engine has become a mainstay in larger pickups, over-the-road trucks, heavy equipment and many European private vehicles. However, today; 118 years after Dr. Diesel patented his design, another Rudolf has created, what is perhaps the next step in the evolution of Diesel’s original engine concept.

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Report: 2011 Ford Super Duty to Get New 6.7-Liter Power Stroke V8

Ford is set to release a revolutionary new 6.7-liter Power Stroke turbo-diesel engine for its line of Super Duty F-Series trucks in 2011. The all-new engine promises a, “significant improvement in torque, horsepower and fuel economy,” says Ford in a press release, stating that this new F-Series Super Duty would continue to be a class leader in both payload and towing.

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