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Pickup Trucks Set To Rebound, Led By Ford And GM
Pickup Trucks Set To Rebound, Led By Ford And GM

It's no secret that pickup sales have been suffering for some time. The segment's troubles hit full-tilt when fuel prices spiked during the summer of 2008, and those problems were magnified by the economic turmoil that began walloping the globe last fall. But there is some light at the end of the...Read More»

2009 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT
Discontinued: 2010 Ford Explorer Sport Trac To Be The Last

Over the past several months, throughout the global economic downturn in general and Detroit's meltdown in particular, we've often sung the praises of Ford Motor Company. Not only did Ford manage to avoid embroilment in the bankruptcy/bailout crisis plaguing Chrysler and GM, but Ford has also...Read More»

2009 Mahindra Pik Up
Mahindra Eyes U.S. Truck Production To Avoid Chicken Tax

India’s Mahindra & Mahindra is headed to the U.S. with hopes to sell more than 10,000 vehicles per annum once sales kick off at the end of the year. The company’s first model will be an imported diesel pickup truck but eventually Mahindra intends to assemble vehicles in the U.S...Read More»

2009 Kia Soul’ster Concept Under Serious Consideration For Production

  Kia rolled out an oddly styled pickup concept based on its new 2010 Soul compact car back at January’s Detroit Auto Show as way to drum up excitement for the standard hatchback model that went on sale in March. The concept, dubbed the Soul’ster, was never intended to be produced but strong...Read More»

Bentley in camo
Link Love From The Car Connection: Bentley Bubba-fied, Dodge Viper Bid, And Chrysler's PR Team Tries To Stay Busy

♦  Sometimes you folks send in images that we can't explain, and frankly, we don't want to. Sometimes, we just want to stare in slackjawed amazement, as we're currently doing at this photo of a Bentley coupe that's been camouflaged--not just in "spy shot camo", but honest-to-Jughead "deer...Read More»

Prowler limo
Link Love From The Car Connection: Tesla Roadster Recall, U.K.'s Cash-For-Clunkers, And New Zealand's Goats-For-Pickups

♦ Someone smarter than us once said that nothing succeeds like excess. If that's true, the converted ragtop, scissor-doored, six-person Prowler limo up for auction on eBay is America's next Bill Gates. It didn't make the reserve bid this go-round, but we're guessing the pimper/owner will find...Read More»

Motivo concept by Tai Chiem
Link Love From The Car Connection: Obama's $2.4 Billion EV Grants, NASA's Transformer, And Audi's Sweet Robots

The suit off on your back -- Haberdasher Jos. A. Bank is taking a page from Hyundai's playbook: if you buy a suit from the company between March 16 and April 9 and then lose your job, they'll refund your money. And you get to keep the suit. Which is even better than Hyundai's deal, now that we...Read More»

2009 Honda Ridgeline
Driven: 2009 Honda Ridgeline

Personally a fan of low center-of-gravity, aerodynamically superior cars and wagons, I was a little underwhelmed when I discovered I'd be spending a weekend in Honda's first - and sole - pickup offering, the 2009 Honda Ridgeline. And being a gearhead, I secretly yearned for something really...Read More»

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