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The number of diesel passenger cars and light trucks has plummeted.

John Voelcker Sep 29, 2017 Follow John Add to circle 2018 Chevrolet Equinox Diesel, first drive, Teaneck, NJ, Aug 2017 Enlarge Photo With the permanent end of diesel sales in the U.S. by three VW Group brands—Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche—the number of diesel passenger cars and light trucks has plummeted. In fact, for the 2018 model year thus far, there are only 11. One of the two companies offering the largest number of them may come as a surprise, too. That number could rise, if Fiat Chrysler obtains EPA certification for its EcoDiesel versions of the Ram 1500 and Jeep Grand Cherokee. DON'T MISS: Diesels Still Needed For Truck Fuel Economy Despite VW Scandal: Advocate (Feb 2016) Until then, however, those 12 vehicles comprise the sole light-duty models you can buy with a diesel engine that's been certified by the EPA. Eleven of the vehicles are listed in an Automotive Ne...

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