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2015 Pickup Truck Fuel Economy: Ford Vs Ram Vs Chevy, Who's Best?

2015 Pickup Truck Fuel Economy: Ford Vs Ram Vs Chevy, Who's Best?

Americans buy more full-size pickup trucks than any other vehicle type, so boosting their gas mileage has a much greater impact than improvements in smaller and more efficient cars. Since 2012, truck makers have responded to increasingly stiff corporate average fuel economy rules by steadily... read more

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2015 Chevrolet Colorado Z71

2015 Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon Mid-Size Pickups Almost Here

The number of new mid-size pickup trucks has dwindled in recent years, leaving many analysts to wonder what might have been. The speculation will end soon, because a new pair... read more August 5, 2014 by 


 
Nissan Frontier Diesel Prototype, Nashville, July 2014

Nissan Frontier Diesel Pickup Truck: Prototype Drive Review

As automakers seek to improve fuel economy across their entire lineups, diesel engines are beginning to trickle down from heavy-duty, full-size pickup trucks to lighter-duty... read more July 11, 2014 by 


 
2015 Ford F-150

Future Pickup Trucks: 7 Out Of 10 Could Be Aluminum By 2025 (Says Aluminum-Industry Study)

The aluminum-bodied 2015 Ford F-150 isn't yet on sale, but some analysts already believe it heralds an industry trend. A new study from research firm Ducker Worldwide... read more June 12, 2014 by 


 
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, Bear Mountain, May 2014

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel: Quick First Drive Report

Plug-in cars may get a lot of attention, but improving the efficiency of big trucks can have a huge effect on reducing overall emissions--and owners' fuel bills as well. The... read more May 30, 2014 by 


 
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Uses 'Maserati' Engine (Trivia Today)

Well, OK, perhaps the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel doesn't have an engine actually designed by Maserati. But, hey, what other pickup truck can claim to use even the same engine as... read more March 19, 2014 by 


 
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Pickup Logs 8,000 Orders In Three Days

The 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel pickup hasn't quite reached dealers yet, but its high fuel-economy rating is already making an impression on truck buyers. Ram says it received... read more February 21, 2014 by 


 
2015 Ford F-150

Pickup Truck Gas Mileage, 2015 And Beyond: 30 MPG Highway Is Next Hurdle

This year, the big hurdle for pickup-truck gas mileage was 20 miles per gallon combined--and two trucks made it. For 2015, the bar has been raised: The next race is to see... read more February 20, 2014 by 


 
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Pickup Fuel Economy: 23 MPG Combined

How do you make a full-size pickup truck more fuel-efficient? Fitting in a smaller diesel engine seems to be working for Ram. The 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel achieved an EPA... read more February 4, 2014 by 


 
2014 Ford F-150 Tremor

One Ford F-150 Pickup Driver Profile--Why He Likes Electric Cars

As we noted in our roundup of most popular stories last year, the topic of covering pickup trucks turned controversial on Green Car Reports this year. It started with a story... read more January 2, 2014 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ

Why Green Car Reports Writes About Full-Size Pickup Trucks

Once in a while, we're blind-sided by responses to an article we publish--and we learn something in the process. On December 23, we wrote about ways that the all-new 2015... read more December 27, 2013 by 


 
Via Motors Vtrux extended-range electric pickup.

Via Electric Pickup Outdoes Solar Roofs With Solar Tonneau Cover

Think a solar roof is the ultimate electric-car accessory? How about a solar tonneau cover? The maker of plug-in utility vehicles backed by automotive luminary Bob Lutz... read more November 26, 2013 by 


 
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Tested At 28 MPG On Highway

Hybrids and fuel-sipping small cars may get a lot of attention, but improving the gas mileage of pickup trucks can have a huge impact. That's why the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel... read more November 21, 2013 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Silverado High Country

2014 Chevy Silverado Pickup Gas Mileage Rises For Largest V-8 Engine

Even pickup trucks are getting better gas mileage these days. The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 (and its 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 twin) with the 6.2-liter V-8 has been rated with... read more October 3, 2013 by 


 
2014 Ford F-150 Tremor

Toyota And Ford To Go It Alone On Hybrid Trucks After Study

Sometimes the most significant divorces are handled in the most minimalist way. So it was with a brief press statement from Toyota today, noting that after completing a... read more July 23, 2013 by  18


 
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ

2014 Pickup Truck Gas Mileage: Ford Vs Chevy Vs Ram, Who's Best?

The U.S. will save a lot more gasoline by improving the fuel efficiency of gas-guzzling high-volume pickup trucks than it will swapping out Toyota Corollas for Prius hybrids... read more June 24, 2013 by  22


 
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