Tag: Trucks

GM’s Detroit-Hamtramck Plant Saved By UAW Agreement, Will Reportedly Build An Electric Pickup

The UAW has released new details about their tentative agreement with General Motors. One of the biggest revelations is the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant will remain open. This is a major reversal for the automaker as the Michigan plant was originally slated to end production in June. However, the company eventually extended production of the Cadillac […]

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Ford Ranger Reports For Duty As A Cost-Effective Army Vehicle

Ricardo, an engineering firm from UK, revealed a military-spec Ford Ranger pickup truck that’s capable to serve as a cost-effective multi-role transportation for defence and other security-related applications. The British engineering firm, which created military vehicles like the WMIK light attack Land Rovers and the all-new Foxhounds used by the British Army, upgraded the Ford […]

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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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Musk Says Tesla Pickup Will Be Like A Futuristic “Armored Personnel Carrier”

Elon Musk has teased Tesla’s upcoming all-electric pickup truck once again, revealing that it will be akin to an “armored personnel carrier.” The automaker even released an intriguing teaser image of the pickup a little while back, prompting enthusiasts around the world to try and imagine what the vehicle will look like. Asked on Twitter […]

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Driver Filmed Begging Trucker Not To Dump Burning Trash That Caused Deadly California Wildfire

Footage has emerged online showing the cause of the deadly Sandalwood Fire in California that destroyed 74 structures and killed two people late last week and over the weekend. Local resident Shawn M Melvin found himself driving behind a garbage truck on Thursday with smoke billowing out of its top. He had his son start […]

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Chevrolet Silverado Goes Off-Road Racing To Become Tougher

Following in the footsteps of the Colorado ZR2 race truck, the all-new Chevrolet Silverado is going off-road racing in the United States. The full-size pickup truck will enter the Best in the Desert Racing Series, starting with the Laughlin Desert Classic on October 11. The Silverado race truck will compete in the 1200 Stock class, […]

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Rare Rides: A 1987 Dodge Raider, Lil’ Red Montero Sibling

<img data-attachment-id="1692000" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1.jpg" data-orig-size="2500,1666" 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="1987 Dodge Raider" data-image-description=" https://www.victorymotorsofcolorado.com/inventory/1987-dodge-raider-4×4/30975 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1692000 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/53_HQ_VT_YNWPBFYDUPWER4-1-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Today’s Rare Ride is the rarely seen Dodge version of Mitsubishi’s most famous off-road SUV. It’s a Raider, from […]

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Ford Teases Six Different Rangers For SEMA Including An Aggressive Tjin Edition

Ford always has a big presence at SEMA and this year won’t be any different as the company has teased six different Rangers. First up is the Hellwig Ranger which is billed as the “ultimate adventure vehicle for outdoor enthusiasts who value sustainability.” It features a number of off-road focused components including a 3.5-inch lift […]

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Kickin’ Up Dirt: Chevrolet Shows Race Truck – Prelude to a Raptor Fighter?

Trucks make money. A lot of it. Witness the relentless march of average transaction prices, hauled into the stratosphere by all things with a Crew Cab and four-wheel drive. Manufacturers have yet to find the ceiling so, spurred by consumer demand and financial reward, they continue to crank out ever-more outrageous (and expensive) variants. This […]

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Distracted Ford F-150 Driver Causes Shocking Pile-Up On Oklahoma Highway

Our smartphones get smarter by the minute, our cars as well, basically every device we use nowadays has made unbelievable advances compared to ten years ago. Let’s not even talk about artificial intelligence and how us humans are afraid we will lose our jobs because of it in the future. Unfortunately, the more people rely […]

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Biding Its Time: 2021 Chevrolet Colorado to Gain the Smallest of Refreshes

Appearing midway through 2014 as a 2015 model, the Chevrolet Colorado and its GMC twin, the Canyon, are growing long in the tooth, which isn’t too big a concern in a segment that hosts the Nissan Frontier. However, consumers like alterations that show their truck is newer than other trucks. As such, there’s a 2021 […]

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With Fuel Economy Estimates in, Ram Scores a Light-duty Diesel Win Against Ford

<img data-attachment-id="1685458" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/RM020_005FN-e1566253271295.jpg" data-orig-size="2805,2092" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Open Hood","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Open Hood","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Matthew Guy ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/RM020_005FN-e1566253271295-450×336.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/RM020_005FN-e1566253271295-610×455.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1685458 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/RM020_005FN-e1566253271295-610×455.jpg” alt=”2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel” width=”610″ height=”455″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/RM020_005FN-e1566253271295-610×455.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/RM020_005FN-e1566253271295-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/RM020_005FN-e1566253271295-450×336.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/RM020_005FN-e1566253271295-768×573.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/RM020_005FN-e1566253271295-120×89.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The […]

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VW Amarok Dominates First-Gen Ford F150 Raptor In A Fun Drag Race No One Asked For

Gathering the latest crop of Europe’s pickup trucks for a drag race isn’t what these machines are made for but nevertheless the result is always amusing; especially when you throw in a first-gen Ford F-150 Raptor to see how it compares against the smaller diesel trucks. Carwow pitted the Ford Ranger Raptor against the most […]

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