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Ram says no to taking on the Ranger but yes to new diesel

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Ram says no to taking on the Ranger but yes to new diesel

Speculation that Ram were planning a smaller truck to take on the new Ford Ranger look to have been halted in its tracks. Ram have said directly at the New York Auto Show that they have no plans to expand its product range in the next few years. That means no smaller version of the […]

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New Ford F-150 diesel goes a long way to make heavy oil relevant

Let’s be honest, neither the US nor Canada has been a particular fan of diesel engines in anything but semis. It was dirty, noisy and not as easy to get hold of. That’s all changing with new generations of diesel engines being quieter and cleaner than ever before. If you’re still not convinced, Ford may […]

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France is going to ban sales of gas and diesel engined cars by 2040

Sounds a long time doesn’t it, 2040. It isn’t though, it is only 23 years. By automotive standards, that is four, perhaps five generations of car. That’s how long French drivers have to enjoy their combustion engines.   France has announced that they will ban all sales of fossil-fuelled cars by the year 2040. This […]

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Jeep Wrangler to get diesel and hybrid options

The king of the off road, the Jeep Wrangler is apparently going to get both a diesel and hybrid powertrain option in upcoming models. In that FCA presentation last week where Sergio Marchionne said they were ditching sedans for trucks, they also offered this piece of news. While a diesel is most definitely good news […]

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FCA betting everything on trucks and SUVs

Apparently, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles are betting everything on trucks and SUVs. According to their business report published Wednesday 27th January 2016, FCA is considering outsourcing car production and focusing almost entirely on trucks and SUVs. The main driver for this seems to be low gas prices and a perception of increased demand from buyers for […]

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Jeep Wrangler to feature diesel engine and new transmission

  We learned a little while ago that the next generation of Jeep Wrangler is going to feature some kind of diesel engine, but now we know the facts. We have also learned that the Wrangler will get a new transmission too. The same combination of engine and transmission that currently powers the Grand Cherokee […]

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