Consumers Union Wants Heavy-duty Truck Buyers to Know Their Vehicle’s Fuel Economy


Say you’re on the Ram website, perusing a new 2500 heavy-duty pickup. On the specifications page, you scroll down to the fuel efficiency table to see how many Andrew Jacksons you’ll be forking over at the pumps. The verdict? The Ram 2500 has a 32-gallon fuel tank. Thank you for visiting. Unlike passenger cars and light duty trucks, heavy-duty More...

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By nnw On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Ripples from Chevrolet Equinox Strike Force Slowdowns, Layoffs

The Chevrolet Equinox assembly line at General Motors’ CAMI plant in Ingersoll, Ontario, remains shuttered, and the impact from the dried-up flow of crossovers now extends across the border. Unionized workers More...

By nnw On Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Faraday Future Officially Ends Its Relationship With Nevada

They honeymoon is over before it even began. The State of Nevada is ending its relationship with automaker Faraday Future, which once promised to build a vast and glorious manufacturing facility within its borders More...

By nnw On Friday, September 22nd, 2017

City of Detroit Fires Back at Towing Company Accused of Car Thefts

The only people who like towing companies, it seems, are those who make money off them. A Detroit-area towing company is accused of doing something that will make the rest of us hate towing companies even more, More...

By nnw On Friday, September 22nd, 2017

A Proper Pickup Truck, Not Just a Santa Cruz, Is Being Considered For Production at Hyundai

“We’ve been talking about it for a number of years now,” Hyundai Australia’s chief operating officer, Scott Grant, said at the Genesis G70 global reveal. No, he’s not talking about the More...

By nnw On Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Hiring a New Marketing Agency Isn’t a Sign That Mitsubishi’s Leaving America

Between its peak in 2002 and the depths of the recession in 2009, Mitsubishi’s U.S. sales plunged 84 percent. Market share plunged from more than 2 percent to less than half of 1 percent. Could the company More...

By nnw On Friday, September 22nd, 2017

In Memoriam: Jack Smith, a Mopar Muscle Car Maestro

By 1966, muscle cars were hitting peak stride. But some argued they had become too expensive and strayed too far from the original concept. As performance models had grown in displacement and technology, some crossed More...

By nnw On Friday, September 22nd, 2017

2018 Chevrolet Equinox FWD LT 2.0T Review: Giddy Up

2018 Chevrolet Equinox FWD LT 2.0T 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-four, DOHC (252 horsepower @ 5,500 rpm; 260 lb-ft @ 2,500-4,000 rpm) Nine-speed automatic transmission, front-wheel drive 22 city / 29 highway More...

By nnw On Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Mercedes-Benz Spending $1 Billion to Build All-electric SUVs in, Where Else, Alabama

Mercedes-Benz is investing $1 billion into its Tuscaloosa, Alabama, assembly operations in order to facilitate the production of its first EQ-branded SUVs in 2020. The investment, timed to roughly coincide with More...

By nnw On Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Piston Slap: The Envoy’s High Pressure Mission?

Dave writes: Hello Sajeev, I have a 2004 GMC Envoy, 4.2-liter six-cylinder, with about 123k miles that seems to be leaking coolant from somewhere around the radiator cap. Every time I come to a stop with the windows More...