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2011 Ford F-150 V-6: First Drive

2011 Ford F-150 V-6: First Drive

What does the best-selling pickup truck on the planet do for a follow-up act to the biggest recession in a generation or two? Last week, High Gear Media traveled to Dallas, Texas, to find out. We jumped in behind many wheels in a one-of-a-kind press event that put us, and Ford's new F-150 lineup... read more

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2011 Ford Expedition 2WD 4-door Limited Angular Front Exterior View

RIP Eddie Bauer, 1991-2010 (Trucks and SUVs, That Is)

When the 2011 Ford F-150 goes on sale in October, truck shoppers will be confronted with the usual panic-inducing array of choices: powertrain choices, bed choices, cab... read more September 22, 2010 by  4


 
2011 Ford F-150

Today at High Gear Media: F-150 Burnouts, Bentley Daggers

NHTSA chief Ray LaHood says distracted driving is a national epidemic--and one cure could be federal talking-and-driving limits. [TheCarConnection] Smokey burnouts are good... read more September 21, 2010 by  0


 
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 Ford Harley-Davidson F-150

Today in Car News: Ford F-150 Safety, Mazda Pickup, and Volt

The Feds want to know if gas-tank straps on the popular Ford F-150 show cause for concern. So do we. We imagine, so does Ford. [New York Times] Mazda's sent out illustrations... read more September 13, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Nissan Murano

Today in Car News: Murano Convertible, Paris Auto Show and HEMI

We told you about it a year ago--and today, Nissan confirms you'll see a Murano convertible at the L.A. Auto Show. Let the head-scratching begin. [CarAndDriver] A Chevy Cruze... read more August 26, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Chevrolet Silverado

Frugal Shopper: 2010 Chevy Silverado Most-Discounted In August

If you're shopping for a large pickup like the Chevrolet Silverado, the time is still right to get a very sweet deal. According to the pricing-intelligence firm TrueCar... read more August 20, 2010 by  0


 
EcoBoost V-6, 2011 Ford F-150

2011 Ford F-150: New EcoBoost V-6 Headlines Four New Engines

With its 2011 F-150, Ford [NYSE:F] is boosting fuel economy by up to 20 percent by going with a fuel-efficient, turbocharged gasoline V-6 as its mainstream engine in the... read more August 11, 2010 by  2


 
2011 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition

2011 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition Preview

Ford has unveiled its most powerful and capable F-150 Harley-Davidson pickup yet. The new 2011 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson sports a new 6.2-liter V-8 engine and plenty of... read more August 10, 2010 by  0


 
2009 Kia Soulster Concept

Kia Unlikely To Build Soul Variants

Back at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show Kia rolled out an oddly styled pickup concept based on its then new Soul compact. The move was intended as means to drum up excitement for... read more July 28, 2010 by  1


 
1999 Ford Taurus

Take Steps To Prevent Your Car From Being Stolen

Whether you drive a 1994 Honda Accord or a 2010 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, having your car stolen is bound to ruin your day. And while the vehicles topping the “most-commonly... read more June 8, 2010 by  0


 
Robby Gordon driving his HUMMER H3 race truck during Dakar, 2010. Photo via http://www.dakar.com

Report: 2010 Dakar Rally Did $566,000 In Damage To Chile's Archaeological Sites

Anyone that's dreamed of owning an F-150 SVT Raptor or any other serious off-road truck has probably also dreamed about running in rallies like the Baja 1000 or the Dakar... read more May 17, 2010 by  6


 
2010 Hummer H3T

Big HUMMER H3T Rebates Spell The End for Brand

General Motors said yesterday it's planning on shuttering the HUMMER brand once and for all--and today it's offering up hefty rebates to move the remaining HUMMER trucks from... read more April 7, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor

Pickup Sales Soar, Implying Brighter Days Ahead

According to the Wall Street Journal, pickups are on a roll. On the sales floor, popular models like Ford's F-Series have seen double-digit improvement over 2009, which is... read more April 5, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Moparized Jeep concept sketch

Moparized Concepts Previewed Ahead Of 44th Annual Easter Jeep Safari

Each year in Moab, Utah a gathering of off-road vehicles come to tackle the region's rough terrain as part of the Easter Jeep Safari event that takes part there. The event is... read more March 14, 2010 by  0


 

 
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