Tag: Trucks

Holden Colorado And Trailblazer Storm Editions Are Better Equipped For Rural Australia

Holden has released two “Storm” special edition models in Australia for the Colorado pickup and Trailblazer SUV. Already available to order, the Holden Colorado Storm and Trailblazer Storm bring several styling and functional upgrades. Both models come with a standard LED light bar attached on top of a black nudge bar that’s also part of […]

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Nikola Tre Electric Truck For Europe Boasts 644 HP, 248 Miles (400 km) Of Range

Three months after the announcement of their partnership, Nikola and Iveco have unveiled their first battery electric truck for Europe, the Nikola Tre. Unlike the namesake concept revealed last year, this Nikola Tre is a different model based on the Iveco S-Way heavy-duty truck launched last July in Madrid. That is obvious looking at the […]

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Mercedes’ Sideguard Assist Makes The Streets Safer For E-Scooter Riders

E-scooters are becoming a common sight on city streets all over the world, bringing with them many safety challenges. In Germany, for example, stand-up electric scooters were, earlier this year, allowed to use both bicycle paths and public roads, posing new challenges for traffic safety and the well being of their riders. The nimble and […]

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GM And Isuzu Building Diesel Engine Components Plant In Ohio For HD Pickups

General Motors and Isuzu have announced they will build an all-new diesel engine components plant in Brookville, Ohio. The two carmakers will invest $175 million through their DMAX joint venture (60 percent owned by GM and 40 percent by Isuzu Diesel Services of America) to build a new 251,000 sq-ft (23,319 sq-m) facility. The new […]

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Mexican City’s Police Force Orders 15 Tesla Cybertrucks

Authorities over in Dubai won’t be the only ones receiving the Tesla Cybertruck, as it’s been revealed that the mayor of Mexican city Ciudad Valles in the state of San Luis Potosi has also placed an order for the controversial electric pickup truck. Upon seeing the Cybertruck, mayor Adrián Esper Cárdenas decided to secure reservations […]

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Hennessey’s 1000 HP Jeep Gladiator Maximus Is As Mental As Pickups Get

This is the Jeep Gladiator Maximus 1000 from Hennessey Performance and, pretty much like any other vehicle from the Texas tuner, it is utterly insane. The first thing to note about the Gladiator Maximum 1000 is that it features a 6.2-liter supercharged Hellcat V8 that normally resides in either a Dodge Challenger or a Charger. […]

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Will This Widebody Cybertruck Make You Like Tesla’s Pickup?

Can the controversial design of the Tesla Cybertruck be fixed with some extreme aftermarket modifications? After seeing these renderings from Jon Sibal, we think it can certainly be improved for a certain crowd with certain tastes, albeit not fixed entirely. To describe the Cybertruck’s exterior design as opinion-splitting would be an understatement as the flat […]

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Neuron EV T-One Electric Pickup/Van Actually Exists As Pre-Production Prototype

California-based and Chinese-backed Neuron EV has released more photos of its T-One modular electric utility vehicle (EUV), proving that there’s more to it than CGIs. The company first showed the T-One in early November at the 2019 China International Import Expo in Shanghai and is now offering more details about the electric pickup/van. Starting with […]

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Runaway Truck Tire Smashes Into Dealership Wrecking Trevor Bauer’s McLaren 650S

Trevor Bauer can consider himself a lucky man. At 28, he has a very successful and lucrative career as a pitcher in Major League Baseball. He has amassed a $30 million fortune during nine seasons of playing baseball at the highest level for the Arizona Diamondbacks, Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds. A 28-year-old guy who […]

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Tesla Cybertruck Spotted In Traffic, Looks Like It Just Time Traveled Back To 2019

If you thought that Tesla’s wedge-shaped Cybertruck looked odd on stage or during those night time media runs, wait until you see it pass by in traffic during daytime. This footage comes courtesy of Chicago_roy on Instagram, and shows a Cybertruck prototype (windows intact and all), driving in Hawthorne, California, near the Tesla Design Studio. […]

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QOTD: Missed Opportunities, Thy Name Is Grand Wagoneer?

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Find Tesla’s Cybertruck Too Dull? How About The Infiniti Quick-x Then?

An increasing number of carmakers have hoped on the pickup truck bandwagon in recent years thanks to exceptionally strong demand for such vehicles not just in North America, where they sell in droves, but other global markets as well. Most notably, Mercedes-Benz ventured into the pickup world a few years ago with the release of […]

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Tesla Cybertruck Looks So Easy To Build With LEGO Bricks

There are few vehicles in this world better suited to be given a LEGO replica than the Tesla Cybertruck. Okay, the Cybertruck is only a prototype for now and the production version will probably will see significant changes but until then this is what we work with. Or, more precisely, what LEGO expert Peter Blackert […]

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Trying To Make Sense Of The World’s Most WTF Truck, Tesla’s Cybertruck

The collective sound of jaws simultaneously dropping on the floor covered the big reveal moment of Tesla’s new Cybertruck like a heavy blanket. If Tesla’s goal was to dominate the discussion on electric vehicles yet again, then this is mission accomplished. The design is, put mildly, polarizing, but we have to admit that Elon Musk […]

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Tesla Gave Shot Gun Rides In The Cybertruck, These Are The First Impressions

The Tesla Cybertruck has probably enjoyed more media coverage than the entire LA Auto Show since its launch yesterday night. A sign of the times? Well, it’s not hard to see why, as the design is clearly out of this world and unlike any other truck on the market — including the upcoming electric trucks […]

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Elon Musk’s “Oh My F***ing God” Moment When Cybertruck’s Shatterproof Windows Shatter

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has been talking about the all-electric Cybertruck for the better part of a year now and overnight, it was unveiled to the world. Like promised, it is rather wild, perhaps even too wild for most buyers of this segment. In traditional Tesla style, the Cybertruck was presented in a glitzy […]

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Tesla Stock Drops Nearly 7 Percent After Cybertruck Unveiling

Tesla unveiled their highly anticipated Cybertruck last night, and many were taken aback by its controversial looks that resemble the love child of a Delorean and a doorstop. The reactions to the pickup have been brutal and many are asking how Tesla could have approved such ugly pickup. They’re not alone as Wall Street apparently […]

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Tesla Cybertruck Vs. Detroit’s Traditional Trucks: We’re In The Age Of Robocop Villains

Well, it’s official. Elon Musk kept his word and unveiled a battery powered full-size pickup truck. However, what stands out to us, and probably to everyone else, is not the zero-emissions factor, but rather its wedge-choke design. The so-called Cybertruck not only looks unlike any other pickup truck out there, but it doesn’t look like […]

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Not Feeling the Cybertruck Love? GM and Lordstown Motors Ask That You Consider Something Less Avant-garde

From the Mustang Mach-E to the Cybertruck in a matter of days. What a week it’s been. While the verdict is still coming in on Tesla’s, um, interesting take on an electric pickup, an auto giant and an upstart automaker that just bought a big assembly plant are happy to offer an alternative. Of course, […]

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