Of course, just about every out-of-touch scribe in the crowd repeatedly questioned Reuss about how much the trucks would cost, which he would of course not comment on. Others asked mundane questions of current truck inventory, which is boring. Thankfully, there a few sharp minds among the media asked a little more advanced questions that people actually gave a care about. One such question surrounded the future powertrain offerings of the trucks; specifically, a diesel engine.
“There is, fundamentally, a place for diesel here,” Reuss noted to The Detroit Bureau, declaring his personal favor for the motors, which have a significant fuel economy and torque advantage over anything requiring a spark plug. Without giving much else away, he continued to say that there’s “more to come” and that there’s a place for diesels “in the future.”
We agree. This news also corroborates a recent story with Reuss hinting at diesel engines in future light-duty pickups. It’s still little to go off of, but it seems evidence is beginning to mount…