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    Official: Ford confirms 3.2L diesel five-cylinder for US-spec 2014 Transit
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    To ensure that its new 2014 Ford Transit will be able to get the job done when it goes on sale in the US next year, Ford announced that its new work van will be offered with a diesel engine that balances power and fuel economy. The Transit is already on sale with the diesel in other markets, but ...

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    Official: Ford 6.7-liter PowerStroke gets 800 lb-ft as of next week, upgrades available
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    2011 Ford Super Duty pickup – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ford has made it official: beginning with next week's production, the 6.7-liter PowerStroke turbo diesel in the 2011 Ford Super Duty pickup will be upgraded to 400 horsepower and 800 pound-feet of torque. That's a bump of ...

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    Report: Ford 6.7-liter Power Stroke diesel to churn out 800 lb-ft of torque
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    In February, the specs on Ford's 6.7-liter Power Stroke turbo-diesel V8 were announced: 390 horsepower and 735 pound-feet of torque. A month later, General Motors laid out the specs on its 6.6-liter Duramax turbo-diesel: 397 hp and 765 lb-ft. According to PickupTrucks.com, the Duramax could be ...

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    Ford turns down Heavy Duty tug of war challenge with GM
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    Well this is just too bad. As you may recall, Pickuptrucks.com was chatting with Tom Stephens, GM's vice chairman of global product operations, about GM's new heavy duty pickup trucks. Suddenly Stephens said something quite interesting:

    "You know what I want to do to prove it? I want to take ...

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    GM challenges Ford to heavy-duty pickup tug of war
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    Pickuptrucks.com sat down with Tom Stephens, General Motors' vice chairman of global product operations at the Detroit Auto Show, and during the course of the conversation, Stephens began espousing the virtues of the General's new Duramax diesel, due to be fitted to the 2011 Chevrolet and GMC ...

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    Ford launching nine engines and six transmissions by the end of 2010
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    2010 is shaping up to be an extremely busy year for Ford's powertrain engineering and manufacturing teams. By the end of this year, the folks in Dearborn will have launched nine engines and six transmissions that are all-new or substantially redesigned. Several of these combinations have already ...

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    VIDEO: Aural evidence new Ford 6.7L Scorpion diesel is quieter
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    Click above to view the video after the jump
    Ford will officially unveil its revised 2011 Super Duty pickups Thursday at the State Fair of Texas, and the all-new, Ford-designed and produced 6.7-liter Power Stroke (aka Scorpion) diesel is the star of the show. We've already given you the details ...

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    Spy Shots: Ford Super-Duty's new 6.7L Scorpion diesel
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    As is well known by now, Ford and Navistar have parted ways and the Blue Oval is developing diesel engines in-house to replace the PowerStroke lumps still being used. Slated to appear in Ford's trucks by 2011, the new oil burner code-named Scorpion is a 6.7-liter V8 with a host of innovations, some ...

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    Spy Shots: Ford F-150's 4.4L diesel exposed
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    The Internet got a sneak peek at the new 4.4L Ford diesel engine last April when somebody snapped a pic of the complete package sitting on the floor at Ford's national dealer conference. Now, thanks to some eagle-eyed sharp shooters, we can see the new oil-burning mill in its natural habitat under ...

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    VIDEO: Ford Powertrain Director talks Diesel Engines
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    Autoblog talks Diesel with Ford Powertrain DirectoCAFE standards are being raised to 35 mpg by 2020, and automakers are working on several technologies to help achieve the lofty standard. The next 12 years will see lighter, more aerodynamic vehicles, but some of the most interesting solutions will ...

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    Pickuptruck.com hosts Heavy Duty Truck Shootout to end all shootouts
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    Mike Levine from PickupTruck.com is our go-to guy for truck news. His brain is like the bed of a Ford F-450 filled with the esoteric details of heavy duty diesel pickups and 3/4-ton gassers. Plus, he's from the old school of automotive journalism and has made a successful transition to the web, ...

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    In the Autoblog Garage: 2008 Ford F-450 Lariat King Ranch
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    The first time we laid eyes on Ford's new F-450, we knew that we wanted to run one through the ringer. Intended to satisfy those customers who find traditional "one ton" dually trucks to be a bit too limiting, this massive vehicle pegged our more-is-better meter. The F-450 is, in fact, so big as to ...

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    Navistar sues Ford (again) regarding upcoming F-150 diesel engine
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    Wow, talk about a strained relationship! With so much money passing hands between Ford and Navistar, you might think they would find a way to negotiate a deal regarding their diesel engine partnership(s). You would be right, assuming you think that starting yet another lawsuit is a way to patch ...

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    VIDEO: So that's what it looks like! -- Slo-Mo combustion closeup
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    We all learn the theory of what happens inside an internal combustion engine; a mixture of fuel and air is ignited by a short electric spark. Some people describe the ensuing event as an explosion, but the ideal is a controlled burn, but it's still so fast that it could be confused for an ...

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    Ford responds to flaming Super Duty video
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    Our good buddy Mike Levine at Pickuptruck.com did the legwork and got in touch with Ford safety spokesperson Dan Jarvis to talk about the video we showed you yesterday that features a 2008 Ford Super Duty pickup spewing flames from its tailpipes. Jarvis confirmed that the truck in the video is one ...

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    VIDEO: Ford Super Duty diesel throwing flames
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    This video of a 2008 Ford Super Duty pickup shooting flames from its tailpipes surfaced last week over at forddoctorsdts.com, a forum only open to registered Ford diesel technicians. It made its way to some other forums before finally popping up on more mainstream sites today. Literally nothing is ...

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    Power Stroke production resumes, Ford and International reach temporary agreement
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    If you listen closely enough, you can hear the gargantuan "Whew!!!" from the glass house on Michigan Ave. Oakland County, Mich., Judge John McDonald has ordered International Truck and Engine to resume shipment of the 6.4L Power Stroke diesel engine that powers the uber-important Ford Super Duty ...

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    Aw, Snap! Ford supplier stops production of Super Duty's Power Stroke diesel engine
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    If it weren't for bad luck, Ford would have no luck at all. The single largest profit-source for Ford Motor Company would be the F-Series Pickup and the Power Sroke diesel Super Duty is a huge chunk of that revenue. Navistar International Engines has powered the Super Duty since 1979, which makes ...

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    New standards for heavy-duty diesels means more problems
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    Those looking for a glimpse into the future of light-duty diesel reliability may be interested in a new study by J.D. Power on customer satisfaction with modern heavy truck powertrains. The 2006 Heavy Duty Truck Engine/Transmission Study ranked engines from the 2004 model year by quality, ...

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    2008 Ford Super Duty brings more and then some
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    The 2008 Ford Super Duty F450 pickup is what an pickup truck is supposed to embody. It's big, real big and with reason. The new uber-truck boasts the highest towing capacity in its class, with the ability to pull 24,000 pounds or haul around 6,000 in payload. It will come equipped with Tow Command, ...

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