TodayApril 16, 2022

RAM Brand 3.0L EcoDiesel 1500 pickup

Lou Ann Hammond, the CEO, Driving the Nation, talked to Bob Hegbloom, Director of the Ram brand at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Ram has finally come out with a diesel 1500 pickup. A 1500 diesel has been asked 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?

Lou Ann Hammond

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 founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive.