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 |  Jan 31 2014, 8:14 AM

2015 ford f-150 diesel v6

Ford shocked the truck market when it announced that the 2015 F-150 would come with an aluminum body. Then came a new downsized turbocharged V6. And now a diesel engine is also in the works.

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 |  Jan 29 2014, 10:31 AM

Chevrolet Super Bowl Commercial

This year, Chevrolet’s Super Bowl commercial is promoting its heavy-duty trucks and, of course, manliness.

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 |  Jan 15 2014, 2:02 PM

2014 Ford F-150 Tremor

Ford’s F-150 Tremor performance truck will be discontinued after a short life with the introduction of the next-generation truck.

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 |  Jan 09 2014, 1:01 PM

Silverado Sierra 5-Star NHTSA Rated

General Motor’s 2014 half-ton pickup truck twins, the Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra, have both been given five-star safety ratings in regular and double cab form courtesy of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). 

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 |  Jan 09 2014, 10:02 AM

mossy-oaks

Chrysler will debut the Ram 1500 Mossy Oak Edition during the Detroit Auto Show next week, continuing its partnership with the camouflage brand.

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 |  Jan 08 2014, 10:02 AM

You Want Odd? We Got Your Odd Right Here


Captain-America-Chevrolet-Camaro

The Barrett-Jackson auction has been selling more than just cars and trucks for awhile now. In the past, virtually everything with an engine or a motor has found its way across the auction block.

For 2014 things are much the same. Obscure items we had no idea still existed will be sold later this month as well as insane mechanical Frankenstein-style creations.  How strange are these auctions items? Here’s a hint; the Captain America Chevrolet Camaro pictured above is going up for auction in Scottsdale this year, but didn’t crack our top ten list. Click on to see what did.

 |  Dec 27 2013, 3:32 PM

Ask-AutoGuide-No-29-Main-ArtIt’s Christmas time and depending on where you live, snow could be falling and carolers calling. However, depending on your outlook, frozen precipitation is either a beautiful natural phenomenon or a dreadful sign of frigid weather; holiday singers can be a festive reminder of bygone times or guilty of trespassing.

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 |  Dec 16 2013, 10:32 AM

2014-Toyota-Tundra-Main_rdax_646x396

Toyota will need to ramp up production capacity for its pickup trucks in the near future to keep up with demand. 

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 |  Dec 11 2013, 9:32 AM

Ford-Atlas-Concept-AutoGuide

Production of the next generation of North America’s best-selling vehicle might be delayed by almost three months.

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 |  Dec 02 2013, 8:32 AM

2013-ford-f-1501

You probably already know that Ford’s F-150 pickup truck is the best-selling vehicle in the U.S.

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 |  Nov 20 2013, 12:01 AM

2015-Chevy-Colorado-3

The midsize truck market has gone stale with products that have gone untouched for years, but Chevrolet is breathing some life back into the segment with the introduction of the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado here at the LA Auto Show.

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 |  Nov 19 2013, 5:03 PM

2015-chevrolet-colorado-leaked-image

General Motors is about to re-enter the mid-size truck segment with its Chevrolet Colorado, which you can see today even though it was meant to debut tomorrow.

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 |  Nov 13 2013, 2:01 PM

ford f-150 2015

If you’ve ever watched a commercial for a Ford F-150, you’ve probably heard someone, be it Dennis Leary or Mike Rowe, mention its fully boxed frame. That marketing line will die with the next-generation of America’s best selling vehicle.

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 |  Nov 11 2013, 9:02 AM

2014-toyota-tundra

The Ram 1500 is the only half-ton pickup truck to offer a diesel option, but that won’t be true for long.

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 |  Nov 08 2013, 8:22 AM

2014 toyota tundra 1794

Toyota only recently joined the growing luxury truck segment but it’s off to a strong start with demand for the range-topping Platinum and 1794 edition trucks significantly outpacing expectations.

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 |  Oct 23 2013, 7:54 AM

2014-toyota-tundra

Is there something you want to now about the all-new 2014 Toyota Tundra? Then you’ve come to the right place.

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 |  Oct 14 2013, 4:32 PM

2014-Chevy-Silverado-Cover_rdax_646x396

General Motors is already raising the price of its newly-introduced light-duty pickup trucks.

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 |  Oct 01 2013, 3:37 PM

NACTOY

The short list of candidates for the 2014 North American Car of the Year Award was just announced.

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 |  Sep 30 2013, 8:02 AM

2014-Chevy-Silverado

General Motors could be facing a short supply on its 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups because demand is exceeding the supplier’s ability to manufacture certain drivetrain parts for the 5.3-liter V8 engine.

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 |  Sep 27 2013, 3:02 PM

Volunteer Firefighters Chevrolet Silverado Double Cab Concept

Chevrolet just unveiled two new concept trucks at the State Fair of Texas focused on emergency response teams.

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 |  Sep 26 2013, 10:40 AM

2014 ram 1500 eco diesel

When the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel hits dealerships next year it will dominate the segment when it comes to fuel economy, with the brand estimating an incredible 27 MPG combined.

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 |  Sep 26 2013, 8:57 AM

2015 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch

Looking to retain its dominance in the heavy duty pickup segment Ford has rolled out a long list of performance and cosmetic upgrades to its F-Series Super Duty trucks today at the Texas State Fair.

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 |  Sep 18 2013, 9:02 AM

2013 Nissan Titan

The term “luxury pickup truck” is a strange one that manages to make U.S. auto companies fistfuls of cash.

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 |  Sep 16 2013, 1:32 PM

2014-Chevy-Silverado-3

If new diesel offerings by Ram and Nissan in the half-ton pickup truck segment prove popular, General Motors is poised and ready to compete.

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