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5 Most Wanted Ram Trucks: 30 Days Of Ram 1500
5 Most Wanted Ram Trucks: 30 Days Of Ram 1500

We're spending this month with a 2013 Ram 1500, but while we're focusing on what makes the full-sizer one of our top-rated pickups, we're also taking a look back into history for the five Chrysler pickup trucks we'd have all over again. The Ram's history is just as cloudy as the past for the big...Read More»

30 Days of the 2013 Ram 1500
30 Days Of The 2013 Ram 1500

With all the high-performance roadsters we take for joyrides, and all the supersedans we cruise, It's easy to forget how good today's full-size pickup trucks have become. We're not going to forget this month, because for the next 30 days, The Car Connection is going in-depth with the 2013 Ram 1500...Read More»

2014 GMC Sierra 1500
Better Gas Prices & Housing Sales Give Trucks & SUVs A Boost

Official auto sales stats won't be released until tomorrow, but early signs point to strong numbers for April -- particularly in the truck and SUV segment. Not so long ago, pickups and SUVs seemed to be caught in a death spiral. With fuel prices edging higher and fuel economy the #1 factor for many...Read More»

2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition
Ford Doubles Down With New 2014 F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition

Ford's looking to capitalize on the success of the F-150 SVT Raptor by adding a new Special Edition model for 2014. The idea of this new trim level is to give customers the ability to make their Raptor even bolder. The new 2014 F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition takes the existing Luxury Package and...Read More»

Kia Mojave concept
Will Your Next Pickup Be A Hyundai?

Pickup sales are booming. In fact, trucks are on track to be the biggest sellers of 2013, thanks to the recovery of the U.S. housing and construction markets. So it should come as no surprise that Hyundai is considering the addition of a pickup to its lineup. If that sounds familiar, it's because...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2014 GMC Sierra, Chevy Silverado: Prices From About $25,000, 23-MPG EPA Highway

The 2014 GMC Sierra and 2014 Chevy Silverado will earn EPA-rated gas mileage figures of as high as 16/23 mpg mpg when they go on sale later this summer, General Motors announced today. The 16/23-mpg figure for the GMC Sierra and Chevy Silverado, with the new generation of GM's 5.3-liter V-8, is 1...Read More»

2013 Ram 1500
2014 Ram 1500 Gets 3.0L Diesel

While Chrysler’s Ram Truck brand already claims to deliver best-in-class fuel economy with its Ram 1500 pickup, there’s still room for improvement. In the third quarter of this year, Ram will introduce an industry-first small displacement diesel into its line of half-ton pickups. The...Read More»

2014 Toyota Tundra
2014 Toyota Tundra Full Details: 2013 Chicago Auto Show

The full-size pickup truck market still makes up a large portion of vehicle sales in the U.S., from the job site to the boat landing, American's rely on their trucks. Toyota made a serious play in the American pickup truck industry back in 2007, but a lot has changed since then, and Toyota knows...Read More»

Ford Atlas Concept revealed at 2013 Detroit Auto Show
Ford Likes Turbocharging In Trucks, GM Dodges It: Which Is Better?

The Ford Atlas concept from the Detroit Auto Show, which gives a first glimpse of the all-new, next-generation versions of the F-150 pickup, has a lot of tech and design ideas packed into it. But truck shoppers often need to think about horsepower, torque, payloads, and pulling power first and...Read More»

Ford Atlas Concept
Ford F-150 Atlas Concept: A Transit Pickup Truck Stays In Step In Detroit

The 2013 Detroit Auto Show has already seen the world debut of the 2014 Chevy Silverado and the 2014 GMC Sierra--and to keep itself in the headlines along with its arch-rival, Ford will show a new Atlas truck concept that could predict a new pickup truck to come in the near future. The Atlas...Read More»

2013 Nissan Frontier
2013 Nissan Frontier: Familiar Look, Higher MPG, More Tech Inside

Although full-size trucks (from Ford and Ram especially) have made some major gains in fuel economy over the past years, compact and mid-size pickups have largely been left out of the gas-mileage game. Thankfully that changes this year, with the 2013 Nissan Frontier gaining 1 to 2 mpg across the...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
U.S. Auto Sales Expected To Surpass 15 Million In 2013

Sales reports are still filtering in from 2012, but analysts have already turned their attention to 2013. And we're happy to report, they're making some pretty rosy predictions for the year to come. A report in the Wall Street Journal says that marketing and research firm Polk expects U.S. auto...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Colorado
GM Recalls 2010-2012 Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon For Missing Hood Latches

General Motors is recalling certain 2010 through 2012 model year Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickups that may lack a secondary hood latch to prevent unexpected hood opening during operation. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2014 Chevrolet Silverado, 2014 GMC Sierra: Live Photos

General Motors [NYSE: GM] has pulled the wraps off extensively refreshed versions of its full-size pickups, offering new (stronger and more fuel-efficient) engines, improved refinement, more advanced safety technologies, and up-to-date connectivity and infotainment systems—as well as some...Read More»

2014 GMC Sierra 1500
2014 GM Full-Size Trucks Get Direct Injection, Fuel-Saving Engine Technologies

General Motors [NYSE: GM] has revealed significantly revised versions of its full-size pickups, the 2014 GMC Sierra and 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, and while they make major advances in cabin appointments, safety, connectivity, and even cargo-bed convenience, one of the biggest pieces of news is that...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2014 Chevrolet Silverado, 2014 GMC Sierra Pickups: Full Details

Full-size pickups aren’t going away anytime soon; in fact, they’re how we Americans get things done. Yet much has changed in the U.S. vehicle market since the 2007 model year, when General Motors [NYSE: GM] last redesigned two of the market’s top-selling pickups, the Chevrolet...Read More»

2013 Ford F-150 Lariat
Next Ford F-150 To Get Aluminum Body For Better Gas Mileage

Ford's history, while not founded on the F150 pickup and its predecessors, has certainly been built around it over the last 60 years. From its debut in 1948 to the present, the truck has evolved radically in design, features, and capability, but it has remained all-steel in frame and body. That's...Read More»

2013 Ford F-150 XL Fire Rescue
2013 Ford F-150 XL: Ready For Emergency! And Adam-12

MyFord Touch and other fancy trimmings are set to please the most well-heeled (and booted) owners of the latest 2013 F-150. Now, Ford says a new XL edition will cater to another crowd--firemen, policemen, or any other profession in need of a work truck with lots of custom-order room to play. The XL...Read More»

2013 Ford F-150 Lariat
2013 Ford F-150: MyFord Touch Arrives, And Brings Buttons

The 2013 Ford F-150 gets updated this year, and before the Ram 1500 can get in front of the press, Ford's putting the newest version of its best-selling pickup in front of the Future Farmers of America in Texas--because in an election year, it's all about turning out the base, right? What will...Read More»

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