Pickup Trucks

Here's how Ford threw away the old Super Duty and started from scratch
Here's how Ford threw away the old Super Duty and started from scratch

Ford's new 2017 Super Duty range marks the first time since 1999 that the truckmaker started from scratch and built an all-new pickup. For the first three generations of the heavy duty pickup, Ford largely used the same frame it had first developed for the Super Duty range when it split the series...Read More»

2017 Ford Super Duty First Drive
2017 Ford Super Duty First Drive: Fetes of strength

Looking back at it, we've grown a lot in 17 years. But some things are better left behind. The Great Recession can stay right where it is—in history. Samesies for toe shoes. About 17 years ago, Ford split off heavy duty trucks from its F-150 lineup and created one of the most lucrative...Read More»

2017 Nissan Titan
Nissan adds single cab to revamped Titan truck lineup

Nissan is expanding its Titan full-size pickup truck lineup for 2017 with a new single cab model largely aimed at commercial users. The automaker will offer the Titan Single Cab in both standard and XD configurations. Although the two configurations share a cab design, interior, and 8-foot bed, the...Read More»

2017 Ford Super Duty
Ford says new Super Duty can drag 20 tons, no tree stump safe

The latest salvo in the heavy duty pickup arms race comes from Ford, and it's a shot fired up the noses of Ram and General Motors. Ford announced Monday that its new 2017 Ford F-350 would top the range of current and be able to tow 32,000 pounds when dragging a gooseneck trailer. When towing a...Read More»

Volvo 740-based pickup, one of many A-traktors or EPA tractors in Sweden (photo by Vetatur Fumare)
How young Swedes learn to drive: on 'tractors' that are cut-down cars

In America, some people get their first taste of driving behind the wheels of go-carts and golf carts. In Saudi Arabia, women often climb into bumper cars--though since they're forbidden to drive actual cars in that conservative country, none are practicing for license exams. In Sweden, however...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Chevy Silverado ads want to poke holes in Ford F-150s, but not their own future pickups

Chevrolet announced Wednesday a series of advertisements meant to poke holes in Ford's use of aluminum—literally. The advertisements—one of which features former Raiders defensive end Howie Long—depict a series of tests conducted on the beds of Chevrolet Silverado and Ford F-150...Read More»

2017 GMC Sierra Denali 2500HD
GMC teases next 2017 Sierra 2500HD, but what lies beneath its new hood scoop?

Here's what we don't know about the 2017 GMC Sierra 2500HD: What's under its hood. What we do know, however, is what that hood will look like. For the first time, a big, chrome hood scoop occupies center stage above the truck's signature (and massive) chrome grille. You can't miss it. READ: 2016...Read More»

2017 Honda Ridgeline
2017 Honda Ridgeline first drive review

Some of the best pickup trucks are full-sizers, but how big is big enough? If you’re not pulling a big horse trailer or building a big house, a mid-size truck might be the right tool to get the job done. That’s especially true if the mid-size truck does all the good things accomplished...Read More»

2016 GMC Sierra 1500 eAssist
2016 Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra Get MPG-Boosting Mild-Hybrid Tech

No, the 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 and 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 still aren’t moving to downsized engines, or turbocharging. But if you’re in California, you might soon find new mild-hybrid versions at the dealership. For now, these Sierra 1500 and Silverado 1500 trucks, with what’s...Read More»

2016 Ford F-150 Limited
Is There A Ford F-150 Diesel In The Works? And If So, Why Now?

The Ford F-150 is many things: rugged, reliable, and the top-selling vehicle in the U.S. for more than three decades. What it's not -- at least not since the 1980s -- is a diesel, but that could soon change. According to Auto News, diesel models of the F-150 have been spotted at Ford's testing...Read More»

2016 Jeep 75th Anniversary edition complete model lineup
Fiat Chrysler Kills Chrysler 200 & Dodge Dart, Puts Brakes On Alfa Romeo, Ramps Up Jeep

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has updated its current business plan, and...well, let's just say that changes are afoot at FCA, but none of them will catch anyone off-guard. The new plan stems from changes in the global marketplace that position some FCA products for greater success than others. Such...Read More»

2005 Jeep Gladiator concept
Jeep Wrangler Pickup Confirmed: Future Rival To The Ford Ranger?

In the pickup market, toughness matters. So does rugged, iconic, like-no-other styling...such as that of the Jeep Wrangler. Well, then; what about a pickup truck based on the Jeep Wrangler? Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has been considering it for some time—actually for many years, if you...Read More»

2017 Honda Ridgeline, 2016 Detroit Auto Show
2017 Honda Ridgeline Preview Video

The first Honda Ridgeline was a tweener pickup truck--not a compact, and definitely not a full-sizer. It also wasn't a big sales hit, but Honda's hoping to change that the second time around with the new 2017 Ridgeline. ALSO SEE: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Preview Video Back after a two-year hiatus...Read More»

2016 Nissan Titan
2016 Nissan Titan XD Priced From $41,485

Prices for the 2016 Nissan Titan XD will start at $41,485 including destination, the automaker announced today. The XD is the first of a new generation of Nissan full-size pickup trucks to be launched. The XD model in particular has been designed to tackle some heavy-duty needs while narrowly...Read More»

2017 GMC Canyon Denali
Lux Trucks: GMC Canyon Denali, Sierra Denali Ultimate Debut At LA Show

General Motors’ [NYSE: GM] GMC truck brand is expanding its set of luxury-trim Denali offerings to its mid-size Canyon pickups later next year—and even sooner in its full-size Sierra pickup trucks it’s stepping up the luxury package even more with the release of a Sierra Denali...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel pulling Chevy Corvette
2016 Chevy Colorado: V-6 Or Duramax Diesel?

If you have your mind set on skipping past the full-size Silverado (or F-150 or Ram 1500, for that matter) and heading for the somewhat more manageable 2016 Chevrolet Colorado—or the closely related GMC Canyon—you’ll be facing a dilemma: do you get the V-6 gasoline engine, or the...Read More»

2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty
2017 Ford Super Duty Trucks Go Aluminum But Keep Big V-8, V-10 Engines

Last year, Ford rocked the conservative, evolutionary pace of change in the U.S. pickup-truck arena with the introduction of a radically new, aluminum-bodied F-150 family. And now it’s following suit in the heavy-duty segment, with fully redesigned 2017 Ford F-Series Super-Duty trucks that...Read More»

Jeep Wrangler Red Rock Responder Concept for Moab Easter Jeep Safari, 2015
So, Are You Gonna Buy That New Jeep Wrangler Pickup?

Detroit automakers are working overtime to renegotiate their contracts with the UAW. As news of those talks leaks out, so do some intriguing hints about products that may (or may not) lie down the road. ALSO SEE: Holy Crap, The Ford Bronco May Make A Comeback, Too Ford, for example, is considering...Read More»

2016 Toyota Tacoma  -  First Drive, August 2016
2016 Toyota Tacoma: First Drive

Let’s get this out of the way: With the Tacoma, Toyota has the best-selling truck in this segment, and one of the models that retains the best resale value in the entire U.S. market. Its owners are fiercely loyal, and cheerleaders for the brand’s trucks. They’re also the...Read More»

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