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Light-Duty Diesel Sales Reach 500,000+ in 2018

Sales of light-duty vehicles equipped with diesel engines crossed 500,000 in 2018 partly driven by a 12.5% gain among heavy-duty pickups, according to a leading diesel advocacy group.

FCA Will Pay $800M to Settle Diesel Dispute

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and a German auto supplier have agreed to settle claims and lawsuits arising from the 3.0-liter V-6 diesel engines installed in 104,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoBoost and Ram 1500 EcoBoost models sold in the U.S. in the 2014 to 2016 model years.

Jeep Revives Gladiator Name for 4x4 Pickup

Hoping to capitalize on the popularity of midsize pickups, Jeep will offer its 2020 Gladiator as a 4x4-only pickup that may land more with retail than commercial buyers, but could find its way into fleets with a need to traverse rugged terrain.

BMW Recalls Diesel Models for EGR Defect

BMW of North America is recalling an estimated 44,368 vehicles for a possible fire risk associated with the engine's exhaust gas recirculation module with an integrated cooler.

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.

Diesel Remains 'Key Component' of GM Lineup

General Motors executives reaffirmed their commitment to offering diesel engines across the company's vehicle lineup while speaking at an event hosted by the Washington Automotive Press Association, according to leading diesel group.