JCB, a the company as well known for digging holes as for building really fast oil burners, is challenging the Humvee's dominance in the military all-purpose vehicle realm. The company's built the HMUV, a tough truck powered by a 6.7-liter diesel engine. The company's recruited a who's who of the UK auto industry, with engineers from Land Rover and Rolls-Royce working on the project. There's no word on a consumer version, but if all goes well, you just know it'll happen.
Dig this: JCB's top-secret 4x4 [AutoExpress]
Diesel-Hybrid Military Vehicle Poised to Replace Humvee [internal]