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Ford's 2018 F-150 Diesel

Ford has added a turbodiesel engine to its 2018 F-150 lineup to provide half-ton pickup buyers greater towing capability (up to 11,400 pounds). The high-torque (440 lb.-ft.) pickup also provides excellent fuel efficiency (30 mpg on the highway for the rear-wheel model).

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2018 Ford F-150 Diesel

On sale in May, the 2018 Ford F-150 diesel is an extremely capable truck. Work Truck had a chance to put the truck to the test in Colorado.

Diesel F-150 Reaches 30 MPG Highway

The 2018 Ford F-150 fitted with its first 3.0L Power Stroke diesel engine will deliver EPA-estimated ratings of 30 mpg on the highway, 22 mpg in the city, and 25 mpg combined.

Autocar Trucks to Receive First Cummins X12 Engines

Autocar Trucks is the first North American OEM to introduce Cummins' new X12 engine to the refuse market. Autocar claims the engine will enable customers to haul more than 700 pounds additional payload while delivering almost $11,000 in fuel savings over the life of a truck.

Cummins Introduced as Cummins Integrated Power

Cummins is repositioning itself as Cummins Integrated Power. The new name denotes both the company’s expertise in technology integration and its reach into different alternative fuel segments, including diesel, natural gas, hybrid and battery-electric.

2018 Chevrolet Equinox Diesel

The Chevrolet Equinox adds a 1.6L four-cylinder turbo diesel to its lineup of engine choices for 2018. The fuel-efficient turbo diesel generates 137 hp and 240 lb.-ft. of torque mated to a 6-speed automatic.

Ford's Transit Connect Adds Diesel, Fleet Model

Ford's 2019 Transit Connect compact cargo van is adding a diesel engine option, fleet model that can be easily converted to run on gaseous fuel, and array of driver-assisting features to reduce accidents for commercial users, Ford announced at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

Fiat Chrysler Scrapping Diesel by 2022

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will phase out diesel vehicles from its passenger models by 2022, but will retain the option in its commercial vehicles, including its Ram pickups, according to a report.

Detroit's New DD8 Diesel Engine Completes Medium-Duty Power Offerings

The newest Detroit diesel engine from Daimler Trucks North America gives medium-duty fleets a higher-horsepower option for tough vocational applications.

How to Avoid Over- and Under-Spec'ing Pitfalls

Spec’ing a medium-duty truck is a complicated process that requires hundreds of decisions and choices, with each potentially impacting another. It is a science to achieve the balance between over-spec’ing and under-spec’ing a truck.