Nissan will offer Cummins diesel in new Titan pickup The Commercial…

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Nissan will offer diesel in new Titan pickup

by Rogelio V. Solis

FILE — In Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 photo, a Nissan employee for a seat module to insert a Titan truck at its Canton, manufacturing plant. The Federal reports on production from mines and utilities in January on Feb. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. File)

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in and year out, the Toyota and Honda Accord are America’s cars. But neither is the top-selling

Both are outsold almost 2 to 1 by the the full-size Ford pickup that often sells copies each year. behind the Ford in sales are the Chevrolet Silverado-GMC Sierra and the Ram — a quartet that in the last has put nearly 20 million new trucks on the

Now Nissan Motor Co. is trying to out a larger piece of the huge pickup market with its Titan.

Nissan will an optional diesel engine in its full-size pickup — a 5-liter V-8 diesel supplied by a venerable engine maker: Cummins of Columbus, Ind.

Details on were not disclosed but the Cummins apparently will reach next summer. It’ll be the diesel pickup on the market not up as a work truck.

“Truck owners told us a demand for the performance and torque of a in a capable truck that require the jump up to a heavy-duty pickup,” said Fred vice president for North Nissan sales and marketing.

Nissan missed expectations a ago with Japan’s first that appeared to match the and power of the trucks that are a of U.S. sales for General Co. Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler LLC.

Nissan never has come to its initial target — selling Titans a year. Only have been shipped year through July, a of the sales of the Detroit trucks.

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to sell pickups, Nissan to Chrysler to rebadge Rams as but the deal collapsed in 2009 Fiat absorbed bankrupt Nissan then set out to revamp the itself. The redesigned model reach dealers next It’s the first complete since the truck’s 2003

Cummins, a longtime engine for heavy trucks, has been Chrysler for years, but was able to Nissan an engine because of capacity in Indiana.

Cummins in announced a partnership to sell the light-duty diesel to Chrysler. the 2009 Chrysler bankruptcy Cummins to shelve the 5-liter A deal is possible because doesn’t have exclusive to the diesel, so other automakers may buy the engine from Cummins, the Star reported.

Sales of new pickups jumped 23 percent year through July, to Autodata Corp. Large account for most of the profits by U.S. automakers.

Diesel’s power and towing appeal to drivers, particularly in trucks. Cummins’ 6.7-liter diesel goes into Ram Heavy Duty truck, GM uses an Isuzu version as the Duramax and Ford makes its after ending an engine with Navistar International.

City, Japan-based Toyota Co. which is readying a revamped has no plans to now add a diesel engine, Bill Fay, the company’s vice president for U.S.

Nissan’s assembly plant at Miss. produces the Titan. makes the gasoline engines at Tenn.

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