Luxury Pickup Trucks Outsell European Models

Ford’s F-Series brings in huge profits. Shop for a luxury vehicle and your eyes may feast upon the Mercedes-Benz E350 sedan, BMW’s X5 xDrive35i crossover or the Lexus RCF sports car. Each high-end model sells for more than $50,000, a price point that demonstrates mass-produced luxury at its finest. The … Read more

At a Glance: 2.7-Liter Ford EcoBoost Engine

New EcoBoost engine makes the power grade. The 2015 model year will bring yet another new engine to the Ford product line, a 2.7-liter V-6. That engine follows four-cylinder engines displacing at 1.5- and 2.3-liters, being utilized in the Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKC respectively, as well as in other … Read more

Big Incentives Await Pickup Truck Shoppers

If youve been holding back on buying a new pickup truck consider this: March 2014 may be the start of something big, as in incentives, and on a wide variety of vehicles. Chevy Truck Month General Motors has thrown the gauntlet down as it intends to make March a Chevy … Read more

GM Pickup Truck Lightweighting to Follow Ford’s Lead

Next generation GMC and Chevrolet pickups will include more aluminum. Fresh off of a new design, the next generation Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra full-size pickup trucks wont hit the market for about another five years. When those trucks arrive, theyll likely include vast amounts of aluminum, following a path … Read more

Ford F-150: Now With CNG Upfit Capability

Alternative fuel choices and the 2014 Ford F-150. The first CNG ready trucks roll off of a Kansas City production line.   Compressed natural gas (CNG) may not be on your radar as a fuel choice, but it may soon be if you shop for a large pickup truck including … Read more

The 5 Flavors of the 2014 Toyota Tundra

I bet you never thought of a pickup truck in terms of flavors, am I right? Then again, with each full-size truck manufacturer offering variants on the big truck theme, it is often the sub-models or special editions that attracts customers to a particular truck. Several of these flavors were … Read more

Ford F-150: Phil Collareno, Vehicle Line Director, Weighs In

The full-size pickup truck market has been rebounding since sinking to historic lows in 2009. The market is led by the Ford F-150 with models from Chevrolet, GMC, Ram, Toyota and Nissan rounding out the segment. The Ford Motor Company will debut the next generation F-150 next year, a model … Read more

High Country Chevrolet Silverado Steps Out

High Country for a top seller. The next generation Chevrolet Silverado will not take a big styling redirection. Instead, the 2014 model will feature updated technologies and engines in a bid to chip away at the Ford Motor Company’s significant lead in all things large pickup trucks. Chevrolet Silverado High … Read more

Chicago Style: 2014 Toyota Tundra

At the 2013 Chicago Auto Show today, one of the more widely anticipated new vehicles of the season was unveiled, the 2014 Toyota Tundra. The new model, the third generation of Toyotas full-size pickup truck aspirations, offers numerous technological and styling updates over the current model. It also sends a … Read more

Ford Atlas Hints at Pickup Truck Future

The future of the pickup truck is likely to face a big challenge in coming years as federal fuel economy mandates require that current manufacturer fleet averages must double by 2025 with incremental changes each preceding year. Pickup trucks wont go away, but they’re likely to become even more efficient, … Read more

2014 Ford F-150 Will Feature An Aluminum Body

2014 Ford F-150

Popular pickup truck to replace steel with lightweight aluminum. The next generation Ford F-150 pickup truck will debut next year, but if Ford has its way it’ll come in as much as 700 pounds lighter than the current truck. That’s because Ford plans to make user of lighter weight materials … Read more