Diesel-powered cars might be more expensive to buy, but they're cheaper to run, offer better fuel efficiency than petrol or even hybrids and, thanks to a number of technological upgrades, have also managed to shed their image as sluggish, noisy and pollut. . .
The U.S. Secret Service has begun the process of ordering up a new presidential limousine — but it will be a lot more complicated than simply checking out what’s available in Washington showrooms. It takes plenty of torque to move a beast like the Beas. . .
DETROIT, MI- Ford Motor Co. is towing its 2015 F-Series Super Duty lineup to another level. Ford’s second-generation 6.7-liter Power Stroke V8 turbo diesel now boasts 440 horsepower, up from 400 horsepower, and 860 lb.-ft. of torque, up from 800 lb.-ft. . .
The highest highway EPA rating for a big 2014 pickup is 28 mpg, achieved by the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel with rear-wheel drive--but the highest gasoline number is only 25 mpg, for the Ram 1500 HFE model with a 3.6-liter V-6, an eight-speed automatic transm. . .
If you thought the pickup wars -- manufacturers' ongoing offensive to top each other with towing and payload increases and an ever-expanding array of luxury features -- couldn't get any more intense, you are dead wrong. There's a three-way shootout ove. . .