Tag: Eco Diesel

By on January 9, 2019

2015 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel HFE, Image: FCA

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is on the cusp of reaching a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over undeclared emissions control software that allowed 104,000 diesel vehicles to pollute beyond legal limits.

The settlement is expected to include significant civil penalties and fines to account for the excess diesel emissions while also covering claims from the Justice Department, various U.S. states, and vehicle owners — similar to Volkswagen’s “Dieselgate” settlement. A final agreement could be reached any day now.  (Read More…)

By on December 2, 2013

2014 RAM 1500 Eco Diesel Exterior-005

There’s just something about a diesel pickup truck that makes grown men regress into Tonka-loving children. Even my Prius-driving environmentalist friends in Berkeley admit they secretly want a diesel pickup. The problem of course is that diesel pickups are expensive (the cheapest diesel Ram 2500 is $36,975 and it doesn’t have an automatic transmission, the cheapest oil-burning F-250 is $38,250) and, for the majority of us, the high payload and towing capacities are overkill. While economical in a specific sense, the large diesel trucks aren’t “fuel-efficient” either. Until now. Mark your calendars folks, The 2014 Ram 1500 Eco Diesel is the half-ton truck in America sporting a small diesel engine.

(Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • 28-Cars-Later: I don’t particularly believe J.D. Power without knowing whose been writing them checks of late....
  • Arthur Dailey: @Freedmike; Up here an Escape and a Compass start at just under $30k. So Ford and Chrsyler are out of...
  • 28-Cars-Later: Cylinder deactivation in a 2.5 I4 seems a tad off, but if it works I suppose we’ll start seeing...
  • probert: Love my Niro -quick, silent and stealthy – great if you want to rob a bank: What were they driving? I...
  • ToolGuy: To elaborate if I may (“Yes, you may” “Why thank you!”): • The current-generation...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Jo Borras
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber