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A growing trend in second-stage manufacturing is light-weighting, which involves specifying lighter-weight materials to achieve an overall weight reduction to an upfitted vehicle. Specifying lighter-weight upfit materials decreases the vehicle’s curb weight, which, in turn, lowers operating costs by reducing fuel consumption and decreases emissions.

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2020 Ram 1500 Diesel Reaches 32 MPG on the Highway

FCA's diesel-powered 1/2-ton pickup has received an EPA rating of 32 miles per gallon in highway driving, 22 mpg in city driving, and 26 mpg in combined driving when it's set up with a rear-wheel drivetrain.

Diesel Silverado 1500 Promises Fuel Economy Boost

The 2020-MY Duramax diesel Silverado delivered high fuel economy during a first drive event. General Motors’ John Schwegman talks about how this more fuel-efficient and powerful pickup can work for fleets.

Trying to Sell Expired CAFE

Fuel economy has been and will be the guiding force for change for the manufacturers as well as for our politicians for the near future.

Ford Ranger Reaches 26 MPG Highway

The 2019 Ford Ranger provides EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings of 21 mpg city, 26 mpg highway, and 23 mpg combined for 4x2 trucks.

2019 Transit Connect Wagon Boosts Fuel Efficiency

Ford's 2019 Transit Connect wagon improves combined fuel economy by more than 13% with gasoline over the outgoing model, and achieves 30 miles per gallon on the highway when equipped with a new diesel engine, Ford has announced.

FCA: Fuel Economy Rules Should Change to Reflect SUV Popularity

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Ford Motor Co. came out against President Trump's bid to relax strict fuel economy standards approved during the Obama administration, but said the initial rules didn't consider increasingly popular utility sales and continuing lower fuel prices.

Diesel F-150 Reaches 30 MPG Highway

The 2018 Ford F-150 fitted with its first 3.0L Power Stroke diesel engine will deliver EPA-estimated ratings of 30 mpg on the highway, 22 mpg in the city, and 25 mpg combined.