Posts Tagged ‘diesel’

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    by Patrick Rall The Ram 1500 pickup is the bestselling model from the Ram Truck brand. Since before being spun off from the Dodge brand, the Dodge Ram 1500 has long been one of the Chrysler Group’s bestselling models.  The modern Ram 1500 offers a variety of powerful engines, including the 5.7L Hemi V8. Even …

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    Photo courtesy of Autoblog by Patrick Rall The Dodge brand is no stranger to diesel engines, as the Cummins Turbo Diesel has been a mainstay in the truck lineup for years. But since Ram Trucks split away from the Dodge cars, minivans and SUVs, there haven’t been any diesel powered Dodge models. But with CEO …

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    by Patrick Rall Even though the Chrysler Group is best known for inventing the minivan, the full sized Ram Van was a major player in the delivery and family truckster segment for many moons.  Unfortunately, when Daimler took the reins of Chrysler, they phased out the Ram Van to make room for the Mercedes-based Dodge …

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    by Patrick Rall The recently announced CAFE revisions have many Americans wondering what the future will bring with regards to drivetrain technology, as automakers are expected to hit 54.5mpg by 2025.  Many believe that electric-powered hybrids, like the Chevy Volt, and pure electric models, like the Ford Focus Electric, are the wave of the future. …

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    The 2011 Ram Heavy Duty trucks now have the Cummins 6.7 liter diesel engine available as an option. The 2500 series trucks come standard with a 5.7 liter V8 Hemi gasoline engine. They are available in three different body styles that include the Regular Cab, the Crew Cab and the Mega Cab. When the Cummins …