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

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 sexy, sinuous, six-figure Italian luxury sport sedans? As cleverly pointed out by Ward's Auto, the new diesel Ram 1500... read more

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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


 
Teaser for Mitsubishi GR-HEV concept

Mitsubishi To Show Hybrid Pickup, 'Suburban Electric' Concepts At Geneva

How long do you think Mitsubishi has been working on electric vehicles? Since a few years before the i-MiEV electric car hit Japanese roads, perhaps? Nope--1966. It surprised... read more February 13, 2013 by  11


 
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2014 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra: Better Gas Mileage From More Efficient Engines

Even big pickup trucks will get significantly higher gas mileage in years to come, and the new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and 2014 GMC Sierra will be no exception. This... read more December 13, 2012 by  10


 
Silverado Hybrid Badge

GM May Kill Two-Mode Hybrid Pickups, SUVs: Report

"We can't provide you with any information related to future product technologies or timing." That's the standard response from carmakers--in this case, from Kevin Kelly... read more September 11, 2012 by  5


 
2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Will Chevy Follow Ford And Offer V-6 Full Size Pickups To Meet MPG Rules?

Just like cars, pickup trucks are under increasing legislative pressure to offer more efficient, higher gas-mileage options to buyers. For Ford, that’s meant offering... read more June 6, 2012 by 


 
2013 Ram 1500

2013 Ram 1500 Pickup Truck: Same Looks, Much Better Mileage (Video)

The New York Auto Show, now open to the public, occupies two floors of the Javits Convention Center, and organizers this year were strict about relegating trucks to the... read more April 9, 2012 by 


 
2013 Ram 2500 HD CNG pickup truck

Ram To Offer Natural-Gas HD Pickup Trucks, Joining Chevy, GMC

We missed it last week while we were covering all the new cars at the Geneva Motor Show, but Chrysler has officially stepped forward into the world of natural-gas vehicles... read more March 12, 2012 by  1


 
Via Motors extended-range electric truck conversion launch, 2012 Detroit Auto Show

What Would You Pay For A 100-MPG Via Full-Size Pickup Truck?

This is a perfectly serious question. A basic 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 full-size pickup truck starts around $23,000, and the rear-wheel drive XFE model is rated by the... read more January 20, 2012 by  9


 
Balqon XE-20 electric tractor

EVs All The Way Down: EV Tractors At Ford's Michigan Plant

Car assembly will never be the cleanest of processes, despite the efforts of people like Gordon Murray whose i-Stream production method for his T25 and T27 microcars is said... read more November 4, 2010 by  3


 
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