WardsAuto Diesel Shootout http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/70501/more en Power Stroke Triumphs With Technology http://wardsauto.com/ar/power_stroke_technology_100920 <div class="field-byline"> Drew Winter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The minimal-lag turbocharger and reverse-flow cylinder heads help explain why the Ford engine’s power delivery felt and sounded more linear and effortless during our tests.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ar/power_stroke_technology_100920" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/ar/power_stroke_technology_100920#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers WardsAuto Diesel Shootout Vehicles & Technology Mon, 20 Sep 2010 13:00:00 +0000 40540 at http://wardsauto.com Ram Cummins Wins Maintenance Battle http://wardsauto.com/ar/ram_cummins_maintenance_100920 <div class="field-byline"> Sean Kilcarr </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chrysler’s 6.7L turbodiesel placed last in the competition in acceleration times behind Ford and GM but nabs the top spot outright in terms of lower maintenance lifecycle costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ar/ram_cummins_maintenance_100920" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/ar/ram_cummins_maintenance_100920#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Ford General Motors WardsAuto Diesel Shootout Vehicles & Technology Ford General Motors Mon, 20 Sep 2010 13:00:00 +0000 41211 at http://wardsauto.com Fuel Economy Standards Expected for Big Pickups http://wardsauto.com/ar/fuel_standards_pickups_100920 <div class="field-byline"> James M. Amend </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Regulation of the big pickups would begin in 2014, and Obama wants a final rule for them by July 30, 2011.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ar/fuel_standards_pickups_100920" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/ar/fuel_standards_pickups_100920#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Politics Vehicles & Technology North America North America U.S. Auto Makers Chrysler Ford General Motors Politics Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Fuel Economy National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) WardsAuto Diesel Shootout Vehicles & Technology CAFE Chrysler Environmental Protection Agency Ford General Motors National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Mon, 20 Sep 2010 13:00:00 +0000 41328 at http://wardsauto.com Perception Trumps Reality in Acceleration Duel http://wardsauto.com/ar/perception_acceleration_duel_100920 <div class="field-byline"> David E. Zoia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The GMC Sierra’s Duramax diesel beats the competition on paper, but would its higher ratings prove out head-to-head on the test track? Yes and no.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ar/perception_acceleration_duel_100920" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/ar/perception_acceleration_duel_100920#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Bosch Dodge Ford GMC WardsAuto Diesel Shootout Vehicles & Technology Bosch Dodge Ford GMC Ram Sierra Mon, 20 Sep 2010 13:00:00 +0000 42486 at http://wardsauto.com Diesel Exhaust Tuned Like Fine Instrument http://wardsauto.com/ar/diesel_exhaust_instrument_100920 <div class="field-byline"> Byron Pope </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A baritone exhaust rumble lends a diesel truck character, but going overboard ultimately can destroy consumer perception.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ar/diesel_exhaust_instrument_100920" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/ar/diesel_exhaust_instrument_100920#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Chrysler Dodge Ford General Motors WardsAuto Diesel Shootout Vehicles & Technology Chrysler Dodge Ford General Motors Mon, 20 Sep 2010 13:00:00 +0000 44484 at http://wardsauto.com Ford Power Stroke Wins Diesel Shootout http://wardsauto.com/ar/ford_power_diesel_100920 <div class="field-byline"> Tom Murphy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With lightweight materials, clever packaging, unquestioned specs and superior NVH, Ford’s all-new Power Stroke is arguably the finest heavy-duty pickup diesel of the modern era.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ar/ford_power_diesel_100920" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/ar/ford_power_diesel_100920#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Politics Vehicles & Technology Auto Makers Politics Diesel Emissions WardsAuto Diesel Shootout Vehicles & Technology Diesel Emissions Mon, 20 Sep 2010 13:00:00 +0000 51218 at http://wardsauto.com