Tesla Semi Truck will produce zero emissions
Hybrids & Electrics

Tesla vs. Daimler: Diesel Truck Takeover

As the push moves stronger in the direction toward electric vehicle technology, the race for electric-powered commercial trucking transportation heats up. Eventually, electric semis will take over our heavy-duty diesel trucks. Who will dominate the market? Daimler or Tesla? For now, it’s looking like a tossup: Tesla vs. Daimler. Whose electric tech will take over …

New 2020 Ram Heavy Duty Limited Black in the desert with a colorful sunset sky
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Is Diesel Practical for an Everyday Vehicle?

Powerful diesel engines have powered our most potent vehicles like trucks and SUVs for more than a century. Like the gasoline engine’s bigger and more-muscular brother, the diesel engine has long-been associated with capability, not practicality. But while the diesel and gas engine differ in various ways, can the diesel engine share its gas sibling’s ability for practical, daily …

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Trucks & SUVs

Daimler Is Redefining Diesel Trucking

When it comes to trucking, pickup trucks, and semis, diesel engines and the fuel they use immediately comes to mind. There are a lot of regulations. Due to emissions laws, diesel trucks have become increasingly complicated in an effort to keep up with the limitations certain laws have put on diesel engines. But Daimler is …

Tesla Semi Truck will produce zero emissions
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Are Diesel Trucks Illegal?

Diesel trucks are part of a way of life for many. From workhorse ranch pickups to supply chain semis, these machines help transport humans and various products both food and otherwise. Diesel trucks have been the subject of conversation for years. Massive emissions of nitrogen oxide and particulate matter. When will hybrid and EV take …

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2021 Jeep Gladiator EcoDiesel Order Books Are Open Now

There is a popular question that has been circulating since the Jeep Gladiator was first unveiled. That question is, When will a diesel engine be made available for the popular truck? Pickup truck owners often tow. So, a diesel option, which is often more suitable for towing situations, has been on the Gladiator fans’ wish …

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2020 Chevrolet Silverado Duramax Diesel Wins Award

The Fast Lane Truck announced today the results of a recent competition for the Best Half-Ton Diesel truck. The winner of the awards receives a Golden Hitch. The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Duramax took home the trophy from the competition this year.  The test and the competitors The contestants for the Golden Hitch award were reviewed on performance through the …

GMC Sierra Diesel Go-Kart
Trucks & SUVs

Want to Make a Go-Kart? Use a Diesel GMC Sierra

Pickup trucks are usually bought for utility. That’s especially important for farmers or owners working outside the city. But truck ownership is also about personalization. Making it your own because you enjoy it. That’s a mentality truck YouTuber WhistlinDiesel clearly wholeheartedly embraces. Which explains why he turned his GMC Sierra into a stripped-down diesel-powered off-road …

2018 F-150 Power Stroke Diesel driving on the road
Trucks & SUVs

2 Big Downsides to the Ford F-150 Diesel

The Ford F-150 is the most popular car in America, but it’s by no means perfect. Although MotorTrend praised the F-150 diesel in terms of its fuel economy and comfort, it also had some scathing critiques about it. Here are the two things that MotorTrend didn’t like about the F-150 diesel. Towing and hauling One …

2020 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon
Trucks & SUVs

A Jeep Gladiator Diesel is Coming

Last week, we covered news that the Jeep Wrangler would be getting a diesel engine option. At the time, we could only speculate if the Gladiator pickup would get one, too. But now, we’ve got new info. And it looks like Jeep’s product planners are speaking our language. Because all signs point to the imminent …

Diesel truck rolling coal
Trucks & SUVs

Rolling Coal Just Makes People Hate Pickup Trucks

Diesel pickup trucks have a problem. Not with technology—Ram just announced their latest half-ton diesel options—but with image. Even before Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal, diesel engines were far from popular in the U.S. This is despite diesel engines’ better fuel efficiency and torque compared to gasoline engines. Diesels had a reputation for excessive noise. The …