Posts Tagged ‘diesel’

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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 …

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    Cummins latest revision to their B-series engines is featured in the Dodge Ram Diesel. It comes equipped with an exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system, a particulate filter that is 90% efficient, a variable geometry turbocharger (VGT), and uses a newly designed, higher-pressure Bosch (Electronically Controlled) direct injection system. It has an engine displacement that is …

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    by Mike Driehorst Well, Ram Truck is — and it wants you to have a look at the Ram Long-Hauler Concept Truck at several cities May through Dec. 1.  The Ram Long-Hauler is based on a Class 5 Ram 5500 Chassis Cab, and is designed to suit the needs of anyone that tows multiple or …