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North American Car and Truck of the Year: The Short List

North American Car and Truck of the Year: The Short List

The North American Car and Truck of the Year nominees were named earlier this year--and now, the short list of contenders have been culled from the long list. The NACOTY organizing committee reports that General Motors and Nissan dominate the car list with three models each. Four European models... read more

September 24, 2010 by  - 1
 
2011 Ford F-150

Looking for the 2012 Ford Ranger? It's the 2011 Ford F-150

Though fewer and fewer car shoppers are researching and purchasing today's Ford Ranger compact pickup truck, the decision to let the Ranger die next year in the U.S. still... read more September 20, 2010 by  14


 
2000 Ford F-150 XL

Ford F-150 Investigated For Rusty Gas-Tank Straps

The 1997-2001 Ford F-150 is being studied for a possible safety defect involving gas-tank straps. On its SaferCar.gov Web site, the National Highway Traffic Safety... read more September 13, 2010 by  7


 
2010 Mahindra TR pickup

Mahindra Tries To Dump Its Importer, U.S. Launch Left In Limbo

Things were going so well for Mahindra: Americans were ready for the pickups they'd been promising, the Environmental Protection Agency gave the company's diesels the green... read more August 27, 2010 by  2


 
Semi trailer

Big-Rig Speed Limiters: Safer For Us All, Or Misguided Regulation?

Could we keep our highways safer as well as cut greenhouse gas emissions (and perhaps some of our reliance on foreign petroleum) all by placing a speed limiter on all the big... read more August 25, 2010 by  8


 
2009 Mahindra Pik Up

Mahindra Diesel Pickups Finally Secure EPA Certification

The ongoing saga of Mahindra's venture into the U.S.--a story laced with lawsuits between manufacturer and distributor, delays, more delays, and one enticing little diesel... read more August 20, 2010 by  2


 
2011 Ram Outdoorsman

2011 Ram Outdoorsman Features Gun Rack Option For RamBox

Citizens of the left coast and New Europe might shiver in their Italian loafers at the thought of a gun rack offered as a factory option in a modern pickup truck, but the Big... read more August 20, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Nissan Pathfinder

Four Nissan, Toyota SUVs Offer Lackluster Rollover Protection

Several popular mid-size SUVs from Nissan and Toyota—the 2010 Nissan Xterra, Toyota FJ Cruiser, Toyota 4Runner, and Nissan Pathfinder—have earned only lackluster rollover... read more August 19, 2010 by  3


 
2010 Nissan Titan

2011 Nissan Titan, Armada Priced

Nissan says its 2011 full-size truck and sport-utility vehicle are available now, and the company's released pricing for both vehicles. The big 2011 Nissan Armada SUV returns... read more August 12, 2010 by  3


 
2010 Prius vs. 2007 Prius

Today at High Gear Media: Toyota, Electric Cars and 300

Toyota recalls, the electric-car race, and the 2012 Chrysler 300 -- it's all here today at High Gear Media: The 2011 Ford F-150 gains four new engine options, everything from... read more August 11, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Unveils Tacoma T|X and T|X Pro Performance Packages

The Specialty Equipment Marketing Association's (SEMA) annual show in Las Vegas is known for producing some wild concepts, but few of them make it anywhere near production... read more July 29, 2010 by  0


 
Carefree (and careless) Dodge Ram driver on the highway

Tip: How NOT To Drive Your Truck At 80 MPH

The freeway is like a box of 80-mph chocolates wrapped in sheetmetal: you never know what you're going to get. Today, we get a Dodge Ram 1500 driver cruising down the highway... read more July 28, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

2011 Ford Explorer Won't Get Award-Winning Sport Trac Version

Much ado has been made about the 2011 Ford Explorer's shift to a car-based platform and ditching of V-8 engines, but in the media storm, one small detail has slipped largely... read more July 27, 2010 by  23


 
2011 Ford Super Duty

Ford Powerstroke Diesel To Pack 800 Pound-Feet Of Torque?

The arms race for more torque in the heavy-duty pickup segment is getting out of control. We've already seen trucks top 700 pound-feet, with the current GM Heavy Duty pickups... read more July 20, 2010 by  0


 
Bigfoot MLB All-Star Game Silverado

Bigfoot Says Bye Bye Blue Oval, Hello Bowtie

It seems nothing is sacred, not even in the fantastically outlandish world of monster trucks. Bigfoot, the single biggest icon of monster trucking in the world, has changed... read more July 7, 2010 by  0


 
Hennessey Performance Takes The Ford F-150 Raptor To 800 HP With Twin Turbos

Hennessey Performance Takes The Ford F-150 Raptor To 800 HP With Twin Turbos

If you're a fan of pickups, you already know all about the Ford F-150 Raptor. We've even brought you Hennessey's previous power-pumped version, the supercharged 5.4-liter... read more June 22, 2010 by  0


 

 
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