GMC Sierra Wins ‘Hurt Locker’ Comparison Test [Video]

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GMC Sierra Wins ‘Hurt Locker’ Comparison Test [Video]
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And when the dust finally settled, the GMC Sierra HD 3500 was judged the overall winner. “The GMC Sierra led with best-in-class performance, with wins in almost every test we put the trucks through,” declared Pickup Trucks.com’s editor Mike Levine. Continue Reading...

Ram Long Hauler Delivers 1600 Miles Between Fill-ups

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Ram Long Hauler Delivers 1600 Miles Between Fill-ups
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As it’s been conceived for long-distance hauling, this rig is not surprisingly loaded to the gunwhales with creature comforts; adjustable rear foot rests, tray tables, built-in refrigerator and Wi-Fi are just some of the features. Continue Reading...

Ford Super Duty Reclaims Best-in-Class Tow Ratings

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Ford Super Duty Reclaims Best-in-Class Tow Ratings
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However, when it comes to pulling conventional trailers, Ford’s weight carrying hitches are still limited to 8000 lbs, beyond that , they will require a weight distribution hitch which places a tongue weight on the ball to more evenly distribute the load between the truck’s frame and the trailer. Continue Reading...

Ram Heavy-Duty Diesel Trucks Recalled for Faulty Brake Lights

Ram Heavy-Duty Diesel Trucks Recalled for Faulty Brake Lights
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Residual pressure in the steering system, caused by inadequate ventilation from the power steering cap,results in a slower return travel of the brake pedal, causing the brake lights to stay on longer, potentially increasing the risk of a crash. Continue Reading...

Ford F-Series Super Duty Represents Half of Heavy Duty Truck Sales

Ford F-Series Super Duty Represents Half of Heavy Duty Truck Sales
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And a lot of that growth has apparently been due to the S-D’s 6.7-liter PowerStroke diesel engine. The first to be designed and engineered completely in-house by Ford; the PowerStroke churns out 400 horsepower and a stomping 800 lb-ft of torque, making this rig one of the most capable in its class. Continue Reading...

Heavy-Duty Truck Prices Could Jump $15,000 in Order to Meet CAFE Regulations

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Heavy-Duty Truck Prices Could Jump $15,000 in Order to Meet CAFE Regulations
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Either way, sticker prices could increase by as much as $15,000 per truck once the regulations are enforced. Continue Reading...

GM Recalls 2011 Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra Heavy Duty Trucks for Hill Start Fix

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GM Recalls 2011 Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra Heavy Duty Trucks for Hill Start Fix
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Not beating around the bush, GM quickly discovered that the problem lay with inproper software calibration on the hill-start start system and is now issuing a recall. Continue Reading...