Bob Hegbloom Director of RAM Brand 3.0L EcoDiesel 1500 pickup

Bob Hegbloom Director of RAM Brand 3.0L EcoDiesel 1500 pickup

Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, talked to Bob Hegbloom, Director of the Ram brand. Ram has finally come out with a diesel 1500 pickup. A 1500 diesel has been asked for for years, what took so long and why does Ram call it an eco-diesel?

Hegbloom goes through the stats, including towing

2014 Ram 1500 2WD 3.0 L, 6 cyl, Automatic 8-spd, Turbo, Diesel
20 City/23 Combined/ 28 Highway

2014 Ram 1500 4WD 3.0 L, 6 cyl, Automatic 8-spd, Turbo, Diesel
19 City /22 Combined/ 27 Highway

What does Hegbloom like the most about the diesel?

About the Author:

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY), and the Concept Car of the Year.