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Four Nissan, Toyota SUVs Offer Lackluster Rollover Protection

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 ratings in the latest round of testing from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). But these ratings, just... read more

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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 


 
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 


 
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 


 
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 


 
2010 Toyota Tacoma

2011 Toyota Tacoma: Production Moved To Texas, More Automatics

Toyota has announced pricing and released details regarding its Toyota Tacoma compact (or mid-size) pickup for 2011. Air conditioning is no longer an option on four-cylinder... read more June 18, 2010 by 


 
2009 Mahindra Pik Up

Global Vehicles Sues Mahindra Over Delay In TR20 and TR40 Pickups

Mahindra's relationship with its sole U.S. distributor, Global Vehicles, has not been a smooth one. And today it's just getting worse, as Global has filed suit against... read more June 17, 2010 by  1


 
2011 GMC Sierra Denali HD

Review: 2011 Chevrolet Silverado And GMC Sierra Heavy Duty

By Tim Healey Forget the pony-car wars. Ford, GM, and Chrysler are engaged in yet another arms race--this one revolving around heavy-duty pickup trucks. Dodge and Ford have... read more June 13, 2010 by 


 
Ford unveils vinyl wraps for F-150, Mustang

2011 Ford F-150 To Get Official Custom Vinyl Treatment

Ever wished you could have a killer custom graphic on your truck, but didn't want to shell out thousands to have it done? Ford has the answer, with official custom vinyl... read more June 3, 2010 by 


 
2010 Ford SVT Raptor R

Report: Ford Planning EcoBoost F-150 SVT Raptor R Race Truck

Race on Sunday, sell on Monday. That used to be a mantra that drove more than a few car sales. But of late, with NASCAR moving away from anything that even remotely resembles... read more June 1, 2010 by 


 
2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor

2011 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor to Get 6.2-Liter-Only SuperCrew Variant

The SuperCrew version of the 2011 SVT Raptor was, for many, an inevitable arrival, and Ford confirmed today it will only be available with the 411-horsepower 6.2-liter V-8... read more May 14, 2010 by 


 
2010 Mahindra TR pickup

Mahindra Misses Another Launch Date For Pickup, But Could Be On Sale Within 90 Days

Mahindra's on-again, off-again story of U.S. sale for its diesel pickups, the TR 20 and TR 40, has once again reached a crest--and a valley. After missing its latest target... read more May 6, 2010 by  2


 
2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD

Five Tips For Towing With Your New Truck

Towing is one of the best uses of a pickup truck, and one of the main things many buyers choose a truck over an alternative vehicle. But it's not as easy to tow safely and... read more May 4, 2010 by 


 
2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor

2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor 6.2-Liter Dynos At 344 HP

There's really no arguing with the off-road credibility of the 2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor in any guise, but the new 6.2-liter V-8 model is the baddest version yet, and it... read more May 3, 2010 by 


 
2010 Ford F-150 2WD SuperCrew 145" XLT Front Seats

Georgia Pickup Drivers To Lose Seat Belt Exemption

Whatcha need that seat belt fer, anyway? Yer jus' drivin' over t'other field. That's the logic that has held Georgia's pickup truck seat belt law in a state of stagnation for... read more April 29, 2010 by  1


 
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