Diesel

DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

BLOG: How to get the U.S. into diesels

8:07 am U.S. ET | Nov. 28, 2014

European automakers and suppliers have been trying for years to get U.S. drivers excited about diesels. Experience has proved that a test drive can be a deal-maker....
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RICHARD TRUETT

BLOG: Ford F-150 mpg for 2015 is a mixed bag

3:26 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 21, 2014

In round one of aluminum vs. diesel, diesel wins. Ford's new F-150 failed to knock off the pickup fuel economy champ, the 2015 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel....
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Volkswagen's marketing boss Shahani tunes into dealers for ad suggestions

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 10, 2014

As Volkswagen rides out a U.S. product drought, marketing chief Vinay Shahani is giving restive dealers a larger and more formal role in setting advertising strategy....
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Jaguar prices XE's volume version above BMW 3 series

Oct. 26, 2014 06:01 CET

The Jaguar XE's likely best-selling model, the XE 2.0-liter diesel sedan, will start at 29,775 pounds (37,713 euros) in the UK, topping the price of rival BMW's equivalent model, the 320d Efficient Dynamics sedan, by 1,000 pounds....
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Porsche plans diesel-powered Macan

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 13, 2014

Porsche plans to introduce a diesel-powered version of its Macan crossover in the U.S. in a little more than a year. "We are now busy with the development and the engineering," said Andre Oosthuizen, vice president of marketing for Porsche Cars North America Inc. "I can confirm that V-6 diesel offering with about 245 hp."...
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Dealers to get Titan diesel training

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2014

Nissan executives have promised that next year's redesigned Titan pickup, with an optional 5.0-liter V-8 diesel, will be a bold new product for the brand....
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Ram to produce more diesel-powered pickups

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2014

Chrysler says it will produce more light-duty, diesel-powered Ram pickups to meet strong demand. The company said the optional diesel engine will account for 20 percent of the Ram 1500 pickup's annual production, an estimated 70,000 vehicles, up from 10 percent today....
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Chrysler to hike output of Ram diesels

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2014

Chrysler Group, struggling to keep pace with demand for one of its newest products, plans to boost output of light-duty Ram pickups equipped with diesel engines. The Ram 1500 EcoDiesel will account for 20 percent of the light-duty Ram pickup's annual production volume, up from 10 percent now, Chrysler said today, without giving details....
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1st brand with 30 mpg pickup wins, Hegbloom says

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2014

Engineers are not satisfied with the Ram 1500 Ecodiesel's 28 mpg EPA highway rating and are gunning for 30 -- and eventually higher....
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GM: More U.S. vehicles to get diesels

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 11, 2014

General Motors will launch more cars and light trucks with diesel engines in the United States in the coming years....
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RICHARD TRUETT

BLOG: How GM missed the truck fuel economy race, and how it will return

11:17 am U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2014

The pickup truck fuel economy race is between Chrysler’s Ram 1500 and the upcoming aluminum-bodied F-150 coming late this year. But the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra should’ve been contenders....
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2014 MANAGEMENT BRIEFING SEMINARS

GM plans to launch more diesel vehicles in U.S.

10:15 am U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2014

General Motors will launch more cars and light trucks with diesel engines in the United States in the coming years. Steve Kiefer, GM's vice president of global powertrain, today said diesels in cars and light trucks could grow to 10 percent of the market in the United States by 2020....
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