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  1. Auto News & Rumors
    Daimler is the latest automaker to pay up for diesel emissions Daimler to pay $2.2 billion in U.S. diesel emissions settlements (at https://www.autonews.com/regulation-safety/daimler-pay-22-billion-us-diesel-emissions-settlements )
  2. Mopar / FCA News
    Recently, Chevrolet announced that its new 3-liter, six-cylinder diesel engine, custom-designed for the job, would bring fuel economy of 23 mpg city, 33 mpg highway, to the Silverado. Can Ram beat that with its newly upgraded 3-liter V6 diesel? The answer: No, but it comes awfully close—falling...
  3. Mopar / FCA News
    Earlier today, Ram built the three millionth Mopar truck with a Cummins diesel. Cummins engines may have saved Dodge pickups from extinction back in the 1980s; from the moment the first Cummins Dodges went on sale, they were not only popular but attracted people who would never have...
  4. Mopar / FCA News
    i’m sure this was posted somewhere else, but it’s officially official! 2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Will Get a Diesel V-6 (at https://www.roadandtrack.com/new-cars/a28924801/2020-jeep-wrangler-diesel-specs-fuel-economy-price/ ) Norm must be thrilled smiling down at this!
  5. Mopar / FCA News
    GM finally came out with the cost and power ratings for their straight-six diesels for the Silverado 1500; now it’s Ram’s turn to fill in the bottom-line question. The Ram EcoDiesel will be a $4,995 option—costing $3,000 more than the Hemi V8 with eTorque ($3,300 more on the Tradesman, Big...
  6. Mopar / FCA News
    Two years ago, testing revealed that, under some conditions,  Ram 1500s and Jeep Grand Cherokees with VM diesel engines were shutting down their pollution controls. The programming hadn’t been approved by the EPA, resulting in an investigation and a temporary end to diesel Ram 1500 production...
  7. Mopar / FCA News
    You can drive a Jeep Wrangler with any engine you like, as long as it’s the Pentastar V6. That’s going to change, though; diesels are being tested, most likely for both North America and Europe, and four-cylinder turbos, with a hybrid system to help with the Wrangler’s substantial weight, are...
  8. Mopar / FCA News
    Back in 2015, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) accused Fiat Chrysler of having eight undeclared “auxiliary emission control devices.” Company spokesman Gualberto Ranieri immediately issued a full and complete denial. The denial didn’t go over well with Sergio Marchionne...
  9. Mopar / FCA News
    Ford recently announced its triumphant return to the top of the pickup fuel-mileage heap, with a 30 mpg, diesel-powered, rear drive F-150. That’s a full three miles per gallon better than the prior record-holder, the Ram 1500 diesel. 2019 F-150 (not a diesel) If you’re a 4x4 buyer, though...
  10. Mopar / FCA News
    The Jeep Wrangler was officially unveiled today , with a new lighter-weight body atop a high-strength steel frame, three engine choices - four by 2020 - and a new, optional full-time four wheel drive system that dates back to the old and respected Grand Cherokee WJ. What’s left? Well, there...
  11. Mopar / FCA News
    French authorities have accused Fiat Chrysler Automobiles of "aggravated deceit" for allegedly obstructing that country's investigation into potential diesel emissions cheating. According to reports from Reuters, Automotive News and elsewhere, the emissions of three small diesel engines found...
  12. Mopar / FCA News
    Allpar readers have asked when the 2018 Ram 1500 diesel option would be added to the ramtrucks.com Build & Price system. To answer that, we first verified that the Ram 1500 diesel has not started production yet; and it is still early in the 2018 model year. According to an FCA spokesman, the...
  13. Mopar / FCA News
    Yesterday, federal judge Jesse Furman rejected a lawsuit from investors who sued FCA in the aftermath of an EPA action against its diesel-powered Ram 1500 and Jeep Grand Cherokee . The judge ruled that the investors did not provide evidence that company leaders were “consciously reckless” or...
  14. Mopar / FCA News
    Both the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board have approved the production and sale of the Ram 1500 diesel and Jeep Grand Cherokee diesel. Recently, Allpar broke the story that FCA had resumed small-batch production of the V6-diesel Rams . Last...
  15. Mopar / FCA News
    There are always teasers claiming to have caught a new car being tested — but KGP really did catch this one with a completely uncovered grille. An Allpar source recently wrote that the schedule on the Ram heavy duty trucks has been pushed back, possibly to accommodate factory changes; as a...
  16. Mopar / FCA News
    Automotive News reported that the Ram 1500 diesel was back in production, albeit in small batches. According to the industry weekly, up to twenty of the VM-powered Rams are being produced on each shift. FCA announced in May that it had submitted new engine-control firmware to the EPA, and...
  17. Mopar / FCA News
    Recently, Allpar published a story on who might have been responsible for emissions issues on VM diesel engines.  Our conclusion was that blame likely fell to VM USA, Bosch, or a firm half-owned by Volkswagen. A new study, reported on by Bloomberg , concluded that the ultimate   blame...
  18. Mopar / FCA News
    In the Volkswagen-Audi emissions-fraud case, one of the first questions asked was, “Who did this, and who knew about it?” In the case of the recent FCA diesel emissions lawsuit, few have asked where the problem started. Reuters merely reported that some emails (in Italian) had raised questions...
  19. Repairs, Maintenance, Help
    I have a 2006 Dodge Ram 3500 diesel All the warning lights in the cluster are on Check engine ,abs, brake and even the air bag light is on , the transmission is also giving me problems , it feels like it's tacking off in high gear I also noticed the speedometer is not working either , All of...
  20. Mopar / FCA News
    The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed a lawsuit [full text] against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, accusing the company of bypassing emission controls through software. At issue are diesel engines, made by FCA subsidiary VM, used in the Ram 1500 and Jeep Grand Cherokee...
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