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2017 Ram EcoDiesel trucks hitting dealerships again, finally

2014-2016 EcoDiesels will probably be recalled for new software code.

Now's the time to get your Ram EcoDiesel.

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EPA suspected Fiat Chrysler of using 'defeat device' in 2015

Marchionne says FCA did not intentionally "set up a defeat device that was even remotely similar to what (Volkswagen) had in their cars."

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Researchers who busted VW cheating say FCA's diesels dirty, too

The report will add to a growing chorus of voices alleging cheating.

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Here's how I averaged 31.5 mpg in a Ram HFE EcoDiesel

Packing Light: Denver to Mt. Rushmore and back on a tank of fuel.

Join us as we trek through America's heartland – pickup country – to make the long, round-trip journey from Denver to Mount Rushmore in South Dakota without stopping to fill the tank in a full-size Ram pickup.

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Next-gen Jeep Wrangler to get 8-speed automatic and 3.0-liter EcoDiesel

Jeep will be adding the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 and ZF eight-speed automatic to the next-generation Wrangler, an inside source confirmed to Autoblog.

Chrysler 3.0L EcoDiesel V6: Autoblog Technology of the Year finalist

Offering a diesel engine in an American pickup is anything but new – Ford, General Motors and Chrysler all offer excellent and almost impossibly powerful oil-burning engines in their various fullsize trucks. What is new and novel about the 3.0L EcoDiesel, though, is its size, and the variety of vehicles that use it. It's the smallest engine, as far as displacement is concerned, currently offered in a large truck in the US, and, for 2014 and 2015, it is available in the Ram 1500 and the Jee

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Jeep Cherokee won't get diesel until sales of oil-burning Grand Cherokee improve

Okay Jeep fans, you want more diesel options? Time to step up and prove it. The only way Jeep will offer a diesel powerplant in the Cherokee, according to brand head Mike Manley, is if sales of the Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel nearly double.

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Hypermiling a Ram 1500 EcoDiesel to 38.1 mpg

But That's Nothing Compared To The 1,899 MPG Our Friends Got

You never quite know what Wayne Gerdes has up his sleeve. The man who coined the term hypermiling is always looking for adventurous ways to prove that anyone – even you... yes, you – can eke out more miles per gallon just by changing the way you drive. Saying that is easy. Proving it by going on outlandish cross-country drives is hard. But for Ger

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2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel nets car-like 28-mpg rating

Not long ago, 28 miles per gallon would have been a perfectly fantastic highway fuel economy rating on the window sticker of a midsize sedan, and here we are just a few years later, with a fullsize pickup laying claim to the very same number. According to Chrysler, the EPA has certified its 2014 Ram 1500 with 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 at that lofty number – a figure, not incidentally, that's bett

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2014 Ram 1500 Diesel

Remember when Mahindra & Mahindra was close to offering a compact diesel pickup here? A million voices from the truck-and-bed-loving tribes of the Internet cried out at once in anticipation, only to be silenced in disappointment when it didn't happen. And this was for a jitney with a bed that didn't exactly look robust in its press photos. The message these fans had was clear: light-duty truck + a diesel engine = a prayer answered for a si

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Ram reveals 2014 truck lineup, EcoDiesel V6 a $2,850 option on 1500 models

The fullsize pickup truck market is as competitive now as it's ever been, and with Ford's F-Series line leading the way in sales, GM's Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra twins boasting brand-new designs, you knew Ram wasn't about to rest on its laurels for the 2014 model year.

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Ram 1500 to get V6 diesel engine later this year

Happy Valentine's Day, diesel lovers! Chrysler announced today that the Ram 1500 will offer a light-duty diesel engine when it goes into production this fall. Using the same turbocharged 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 recently introduced in the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the Ram 1500 is expected

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee gets surprisingly comprehensive update, new diesel power

Traditionally, automotive journalists can be heard muttering something to the effect of "Geeze, it's about time!" whenever a vehicle's midcycle refresh is revealed. As we routinely see and drive new models many months before the public even claps eyes on them in showrooms – and then go on to tweeze apart their minutia in our daily writings – perhaps some impatience is to be expected. With so much exposure to a given vehicle, it's fair to say we tire of most cars and trucks far more q