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Nissan is showing a diesel-powered Frontier concept vehicle in Chicago. Named Frontier Diesel Runner, Nissan explained this project truck, based on a Frontier Desert Runner 4×2 model, serves to both gauge the market reaction to a Nissan mid-size pickup with a diesel engine and plot a potential future direction for the Frontier. At the heart […]

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A new Cummins diesel V8 engine will be powering some 2015 pickup trucks. Cummins Inc. announced the ISV5.0, a new 5-liter V8 diesel engine designed to power pickup-and-delivery vehicles, other light- and medium-duty trucks, school buses and motorhomes. The ISV5.0 extends Cummins range of clean-diesel engines for North American vehicles, and features industry-leading technology that […]

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After two years of on-the-ground testing the Ricardo-engineered Fuel-Efficient Ground Vehicle Demonstrator (FED) has proven to be as good as the simulation models projected. The analysis released May 23 proves that when compared to the US military’s regularly outfitted M1151 HMMWV, the FED experienced a 72 percent improvement in fuel economy. The FED’s performance was […]

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