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American Airlines Preparing To Book Flights To Capacity Again As Virus Cases Take Off

American Airlines flights booked to capacity in two days won’t be the only thing taking off, Ford has to try to launch its best-seller in quarantine, and the industry is in a panic now that they can’t market pickups to sports fans. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Monday, June 29, 2020. […]

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Riot Ten proves his versatility with new seven-track EP, ‘Hype or Die: Emergence’

Bass heavyweight Riot Ten flexes his versatility on the seven-track EP, Hype or Die: Emergence. The EP sees Riot Ten, real name Christopher Wilson, release a VIP mix of “Rail Breaker” in addition to collaborations with DIESEL (Shaquille O’Neal), Whales, Bok Nero, and more. Hype or Die: Emergence follows Wilson’s debut studio album, Hype or Die: Nightmares, which […]

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Discovery’s Diesel Dorks Ordered To Pay $850,000 Fine For Rolling Lots Of Coal

The Diesel Brothers—a collective nickname for Discovery Channel’s truck-obsessed super polluter television show, David “Heavy D” Sparks, Joshua Stuart, Keaton Hoskins, and David “Diesel Dave” Kiley—have been ordered by a Utah judge to pay over $850,000 in fines for violation of the Clean Air Act. In the process of…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The 2019 Mazda CX-5 Diesel Is Too Little, Too Late

We’ve been hearing about the Mazda Skyactiv-D diesel engine for about 10 years. Now it’s finally, here in the 2019 Mazda CX-5 diesel. It’s a nice idea and the car itself is not bad to drive. I just don’t see many people buying it.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Germany Is Full Of Diesel Manual Chrysler Minivans And They Are Dirt Cheap

Today I bring you a revelation: Germany is chock-full of absurdly cheap Chrysler minivans equipped with two coveted features never offered in the U.S.: a manual transmission and a diesel engine. Yes, I’m talking about the torquey and fuel efficient glory of a compression engine bolted to fun-to-drive transmission, all…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Germany Is Full Of Diesel Manual Chrysler Minivans And They Are Dirt Cheap

Today I bring you a revelation: Germany is chock-full of absurdly cheap Chrysler minivans equipped with two coveted features never offered in the U.S.: a manual transmission and a diesel engine. Yes, I’m talking about the torquey and fuel efficient glory of a compression engine bolted to fun-to-drive transmission, all…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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This Ram 3500 In A Whataburger Parking Lot Is The Most ‘Texas’ Truck I’ve Ever Seen

This past weekend, I drove from Minneapolis, Minnesota to Fayetteville, Arkansas, where I spotted the most “Texas” truck I’ve ever laid eyes upon. Sitting in the parking lot of the most Texas fast-food joint I know of, Whataburger, was a red Ram 3500 diesel armored with what I assume are standard automobile…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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America’s First-Ever Diesel Jeep Wrangler Is The Torquey Off-Road Beast You Prayed It Would Be

For decades, diehard Jeep CJ and Wrangler fans in the U.S. have prayed for the low-end torque and high(er) fuel economy of a diesel engine, and for decades they have been denied. That is, until now; the 2020 Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel ends the drought by bringing absurd off-road capability and the best fuel efficiency…Read more… […]

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America’s First-Ever Diesel Jeep Wrangler Is The Torquey Off-Road Beast You Prayed It Would Be

For decades, diehard Jeep CJ and Wrangler fans in the U.S. have prayed for the low-end torque and high(er) fuel economy of a diesel engine, and for decades they have been denied. That is, until now; the 2020 Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel ends the drought by bringing absurd off-road capability and the best fuel efficiency…Read more… […]

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Diesels Emit More Toxic Gases During Heat Waves; Good Thing There Won’t Be Way More Of Those!

Earth is getting hotter, which is bad news for a lot of reasons. One new reason hotter temperatures are bad news: diesel engines spew far more toxic particles when the temperature rises about 30 degrees Celsius (86 Fahrenheit), according to a new study by The Real Urban Emissions (TRUE) initiative, and many times…Read more… Continue […]

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A Teenage Kansas Farmer Built This Diesel Off-Road Corvette And It’s A Stroke Of Genius

When the C8 Corvette debuted last month, I bet most of us were deeply disappointed that its 490 horsepower V8 engine was not a much, much less powerful, heavier, less-refined diesel motor. But there’s good news, because a compression-ignition Corvette does exist, though it wasn’t built by GM, but instead by a teenage…Read more… Continue […]

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The 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Is a Torquier Version Of An Already Great Truck

Ram started the half-ton diesel craze back in 2013 when it announced the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel. Since then, the brand lost ground to legal issues related to emissions and stiff competition from Ford and Chevy. But now Ram is back in the game with a new diesel engine for its latest “DT” generation truck, and […]

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The 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel’s $36,890 Starting Price Undercuts Chevy And Ford

The EcoDiesel is back in the Ram 1500 for 2020, after some, uh, regulatory issues meant that the launch of the fifth-generation Ram pickup in 2019 featured only gasoline engines. Now we know how much it’ll cost: $36,890 for the base model, or the lowest among the Big Three’s full-size pickups. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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