When will the last diesel truck be sold in the U.S.? Our poll results

When will the last diesel truck be sold in the U.S.? Our poll results

Diesel now has a dim future at best among U.S. passenger-car buyers, though its prospects continue to look strong for a minority of pickup truck buyers. Heavy-duty commercial vehicles, on the other hand, largely use diesel engines as a matter of course. We asked our Twitter followers when that... read more

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2015 Ford F-150

Aluminum-Body 2015 Ford F-150 Gets 5-Star NHTSA Rating For Crash Safety

Cutting weight can be one of the most effective tactics to increase fuel economy, but it doesn't necessarily come cheap. The 2015 Ford F-150 pickup, with its aluminum body... read more April 16, 2015 by

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, Bear Mountain, May 2014

Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Pickup Fumes: Technical Service Bulletin For 4x2 Trucks: UPDATE

With the highest rated fuel economy of any full-size pickup truck, the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel has been a smash hit for Fiat Chrysler's truck brand. But now the company has... read more February 25, 2015 by

Workhorse Walk-In van, now produced by Amp Holdings and electrically powered

Amp Electric's Workhorse Wants To Be 'Tesla Of Trucks' For Electric Delivery Vans

Aside from economic recession and cautious buyers, one of the biggest challenges for companies that want to sell electrified commercial trucks turns out to be ... making or... read more February 23, 2015 by

2015 Ford F-150

2015 Ford F-150 Gas Mileage: Best Among Gasoline Trucks, But Ram Diesel Still Highest

Perhaps no gas-mileage ratings have been as eagerly awaited this fall as those for the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 pickup. The redesigned full-size truck with an aluminum body... read more November 24, 2014 by

Ford F-150 SVT Raptor electric ATV by Caddyshack Golf Cars

All-Electric Ford SVT Raptor Pickup Truck Hits (Some) Dealers (Sort Of)

The Ford F-150 SVT Raptor pickup wasn't designed for fuel economy. It's a souped up version of the outgoing version of the Ford full-size truck, created solely to cover tough... read more November 13, 2014 by

Achates opposed-piston two-stroke diesel engine, as it would be packaged for truck installation

Achates Closer To Production Of Radically Efficient Two-Stroke Truck Diesel

Suppose you could take an old engine concept discarded in the 1970s, add modern fuel metering and injection control hardware and software, and offer a compact powerplant that... read more October 15, 2014 by

2009 Ford Ranger

Ford Compact Pickup Truck: Coming Back After All, Sized Like Ranger?

What a difference a year makes. Throughout the long lead-up to the launch of its aluminum-bodied 2015 Ford F-150 full-size pickup, Ford has maintained that it sees no market... read more October 10, 2014 by

2015 Ford Super Duty F-250 SRW 2WD Crew Cab 156" XLT Grille

2016 Ford Super Duty Pickups To Adopt Aluminum Bodies Too

Only now are selected media getting a chance to spend time with the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 pickup truck, which has a cab and pickup bed made of aluminum. And it will be a... read more September 30, 2014 by

2015 Chevrolet Colorado, 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show

Will Smaller Pickups Be More Popular Than Carmakers Expect?

Sometimes it's the throwaway lines that carry the most interesting news. In a routine report on August sales of new cars and trucks last Wednesday, The Detroit News had this... read more September 8, 2014 by

2015 Chevrolet Colorado, 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show

2015 Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon Gas Mileage: 20 Or 21 MPG Combined For V-6

General Motors has released the first fuel-economy information for its new 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon mid-size pickup trucks. So far, however, it includes EPA... read more September 4, 2014 by

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ

Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra Pickups To Get 8-Speed Automatic To Boost MPG

One of the factors making higher gas mileage possible across pretty much any vehicle on sale these days is multispeed transmissions. At the dawn of this century, four-speed... read more September 2, 2014 by

Parker Runwise hydraulic hybrid garbage truck (City of Seymour)

Hybrid Garbage Truck Now On Sale In U.S.: Saving Fuel While Hauling Trash

We can buy a hybrid or electric vehicles and cover the roof of our homes in solar panels, but when it comes to other aspects of our daily lives a fossil-fuel reducing... read more August 15, 2014 by

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, Bear Mountain, May 2014

Ram 1500 Diesel Pickup Fuel Economy: Drivers Beat Mileage Ratings In Real-World Use

This year's full-size pickup truck sales are surging, driven at least in part by increased U.S. oil production, according to Ford chief economist Emily Kolinski Morris... read more August 7, 2014 by

2015 Chevrolet Colorado Z71

2015 Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon Prices: $21K And Up, $5K Lower Than Full-Size Pickups

Americans love their trucks, and in recent years it's a sector that has finally begun to make a push for fuel efficiency. While truly gas-sipping small trucks no longer... read more August 6, 2014 by

2015 Lexus NX 300h

Why Your Car Is A Truck, Under Federal Law, And What Makes It One

If you've got any plans to buy a 2015 Lexus NX 300h when it hits the U.S, you might be surprised to learn that it's not actually a car. According to the EPA, your new luxury... read more August 5, 2014 by


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