Tag: pickups

Ford Recalling 72,000 Rangers Over Taillight Troubles

<img data-attachment-id="1646550" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2019-Ford-Ranger-factory.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,800" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"1.6","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark III","caption":"A special celebration to mark the kickoff of Ranger production will include leaders from Ford and the United Auto Workers. Plant employees, media and others will have a chance to ride in the Ranger on a custom-built, off-road course in the parking lot of the […]

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Not a Rash Decision: Hyundai Greenlights Santa Cruz Pickup for 2021

<img data-attachment-id="1492329" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2015-Hyundai-Santa-Cruz-Crossover-Truck-Concept-front-e1573736020931.jpg" data-orig-size="2256,1505" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"Santa Cruz Crossover Truck Concept","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Santa Cruz Crossover Truck Concept","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Santa Cruz Crossover Truck Concept" data-image-description=" Image: Hyundai ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2015-Hyundai-Santa-Cruz-Crossover-Truck-Concept-front-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2015-Hyundai-Santa-Cruz-Crossover-Truck-Concept-front-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1492329 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2015-Hyundai-Santa-Cruz-Crossover-Truck-Concept-front-610×407.jpg” alt=”2015 Hyundai Santa Cruz Concept – Image: Hyundai” width=”610″ height=”407″> Think back to early 2015. January, to be exact. The world was nearly five years […]

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Tesla Pickup Arrives in November, Still Sounds Insane

<img data-attachment-id="1692504" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/tesla-pickup-teaser-e1571165823932.jpeg" data-orig-size="906,537" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="tesla pickup teaser" data-image-description=" tesla ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/tesla-pickup-teaser-e1571165823932-450×267.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/tesla-pickup-teaser-e1571165823932-610×362.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1692504″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/tesla-pickup-teaser-e1571165823932-610×362.jpeg” alt width=”610″ height=”362″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/tesla-pickup-teaser-e1571165823932-610×362.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/tesla-pickup-teaser-e1571165823932-75×44.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/tesla-pickup-teaser-e1571165823932-450×267.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/tesla-pickup-teaser-e1571165823932-768×455.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/tesla-pickup-teaser-e1571165823932-120×71.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/tesla-pickup-teaser-e1571165823932.jpeg 906w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> No one really expected electric pickup trucks to take off as a concept, save for the people […]

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Rare Rides: Vintage England Via the 1957 Austin Cambridge

<img data-attachment-id="1691458" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8.jpeg" data-orig-size="1600,1068" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1957 Austin Cambridge" data-image-description=" https://www.classicdriver.com/en/car/austin/cambridge/1957/685599 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-450×300.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-610×407.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1691458 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-610×407.jpeg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-610×407.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-75×50.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-450×300.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-768×513.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-120×80.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8.jpeg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Recently Rare Rides featured the Rolls-Royce powered Vanden Plas Princess, which was the very pinnacle of luxury offered […]

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Detroit Truck Wars: Ram Gains Ground on a Sinking Ford As GM Rises

<img data-attachment-id="1640028" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/19FordF-150Limited_02_HR-e1532616744427-610×462.jpg" data-orig-size="609,457" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1536055502","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="19FordF-150Limited_02_HR-e1532616744427-610×462" data-image-description=" ford ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/19FordF-150Limited_02_HR-e1532616744427-610×462-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/19FordF-150Limited_02_HR-e1532616744427-610×462.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1640028 size-full” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/19FordF-150Limited_02_HR-e1532616744427-610×462.jpg” alt width=”609″ height=”457″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/19FordF-150Limited_02_HR-e1532616744427-610×462.jpg 609w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/19FordF-150Limited_02_HR-e1532616744427-610×462-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/19FordF-150Limited_02_HR-e1532616744427-610×462-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/19FordF-150Limited_02_HR-e1532616744427-610×462-120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 609px) 100vw, 609px”> Never have pickup trucks mattered more to an automaker, especially domestic automakers. As sedans and coupes fall off, trucks make up an ever greater […]

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Going Dark: More Special Editions Arriving for Ram 1500, Heavy Duty

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has a history of releasing special edition vehicles, with Black Edition and Night Edition trims being among the most recent inclusions. Despite having unique names, there isn’t much difference between the two. Both attempt to replace as much of an automobile’s exterior features with dark plastic as possible, with one taking things a […]

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Toyota Sets Aside $391 Million for Texas-made Pickups

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas is slated to receive a $391 million investment earmarked for streamlined pickup production. The manufacturer wants to merge the Tacoma and Tundra models onto a common platform, something we’ve mentioned in the past, and Toyota’s Tuesday announcement solidifies those rumors. The new platform is meant to make hybridization easier and provide […]

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Nissan Less Committed to Pickups, With Good Reason

Nissan won’t be extending the same commitment it has for small cars to its full-size pickup line. The automaker recently told U.S. dealers that it would begin scaling back its Titan offerings, partly due to a new Titan looming on the horizon. Nissan intends to unveil the new pickup in the fall. Meanwhile, existing Titan […]

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2020 Ford Super Duty’s New 7.3-liter V8 Approved for 430 Horsepower

Earlier this year, Ford teased a bunch of updates for its 2020 F-Series Super Duty pickups — including the all-new 7.3-liter V8 the automaker planned on offering. Timed perfectly to coincide with the exact moment we forgot the motor was supposed to be coming, Ford released some specs this week. They don’t look half bad. Designed to […]

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Ford Extends One Million Pound Middle Finger at Tesla

Elon Musk certainly hasn’t been kind towards Ford in the past, talking about how the Dearborn truck plant is like a morgue. It’s a bold move considering his cars are assembled outdoors in a tent, but that hasn’t stopped the Twitter man from tweeting. He even recently claimed the Tesla all-electric pickup truck will be […]

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Nissan Recalls 91,000 Titan Pickups Over Electrical Woes

<img data-attachment-id="1681996" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/19TITAN_Pro4X-5-source-e1563483261632.jpg" data-orig-size="2472,1648" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Nissan","camera":"","caption":"All 2019 TITAN and TITAN XD models are covered by Nissan\u2019s \u201cAmerica\u2019s Best Truck Warranty\u201d3 \u2013 featuring bumper-to-bumper coverage of 5-years\/100,000-miles, whichever comes first. Vehicles covered by the new warranty, which includes basic and powertrain coverage, include all TITAN V8 gasoline-powered models and diesel and V8 gasoline-powered 2019 TITAN […]

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Ford Teasing Probable Pickup Emoji

<img data-attachment-id="1681704" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/ford-emoji-teaser-e1563302906262.png" data-orig-size="860,515" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="ford emoji teaser" data-image-description=" ford/youtube ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/ford-emoji-teaser-e1563302906262-450×269.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/ford-emoji-teaser-e1563302906262-610×365.png” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1681704″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/ford-emoji-teaser-e1563302906262-610×365.png” alt width=”610″ height=”365″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/ford-emoji-teaser-e1563302906262-610×365.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/ford-emoji-teaser-e1563302906262-75×45.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/ford-emoji-teaser-e1563302906262-450×269.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/ford-emoji-teaser-e1563302906262-768×460.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/ford-emoji-teaser-e1563302906262-120×72.png 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/ford-emoji-teaser-e1563302906262.png 860w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Ford was teasing a new pickup truck on Tuesday. No, it’s not the Bronco-based one we mentioned […]

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Fire Risk: GM Recalls 160,000 Canadian Pickups, No News on U.S. Models

<img data-attachment-id="1427105" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/2016-Chevrolet-Silverado-crew-cab-blue.jpeg" data-orig-size="1280,854" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2016 Chevrolet Silverado crew cab blue" data-image-description=" Image: Chevrolet ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/2016-Chevrolet-Silverado-crew-cab-blue-450×300.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/2016-Chevrolet-Silverado-crew-cab-blue-610×407.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1427105″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/2016-Chevrolet-Silverado-crew-cab-blue-610×407.jpeg” alt=”2016 Chevrolet Silverado crew cab blue” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/2016-Chevrolet-Silverado-crew-cab-blue-610×407.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/2016-Chevrolet-Silverado-crew-cab-blue-75×50.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/2016-Chevrolet-Silverado-crew-cab-blue-450×300.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/2016-Chevrolet-Silverado-crew-cab-blue-768×512.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/2016-Chevrolet-Silverado-crew-cab-blue-120×80.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/2016-Chevrolet-Silverado-crew-cab-blue.jpeg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> General Motors is issuing a recall on select […]

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The Pettiness of Pickup Sales

<img data-attachment-id="1674984" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,853" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"10","credit":"Chevrolet\/Fets","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark III","caption":"2020 Chevrolet Silverado Custom Trail Boss","created_timestamp":"1554561310","copyright":"","focal_length":"115","iso":"400","shutter_speed":"0.004","title":"2020 Chevrolet Silverado Custom Trail Boss","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2020 Chevrolet Silverado Custom Trail Boss" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1674984″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056.jpg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> […]

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QOTD: Is Too Much Not Enough?

<img data-attachment-id="1663460" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/DSC_1479-e1551246957947.jpg" data-orig-size="3436,2158" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"8","credit":"","camera":"NIKON D60","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1550765662","copyright":"","focal_length":"35","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.004","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2019 Ram HD" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Matthew Guy ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/DSC_1479-e1551246957947-450×283.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/DSC_1479-e1551246957947-610×383.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1663460″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/DSC_1479-e1551246957947-610×383.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”383″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/DSC_1479-e1551246957947-610×383.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/DSC_1479-e1551246957947-75×47.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/DSC_1479-e1551246957947-450×283.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/DSC_1479-e1551246957947-768×482.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/DSC_1479-e1551246957947-120×75.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> America’s truck wars are in full swing, with torque ratings going though the ceiling […]

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Smaller Trucks, Bigger Loyalty: VW Sees a Place for Truly Compact Pickups

Volkswagen has been flagrantly displaying new pickups at trade shows for a couple of years now, and with good reason. Domestic trucks have grown very large. In 1993, you could still purchase the Ford F-Series in a format where its maximum length did not exceed 197 inches. Today, the F-150 gets no smaller than 209 inches […]

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