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Let me begin this by saying: there is no such thing as a bad new truck in 2013. Whether you are committed to Ram, Silverado, GMC, Ford or Tundra, you will find the latest offerings are loaded with performance, aesthetic, electronic or any of a hundred different features. You... Read more
*If there ever was any doubt about the manufacturers giving Texas its due as the truck capital of the U.S, all you need to do is reaffirm it at this year’s State Fair of Texas.  The new and improved Big Tex shares space with new product from Chevy, Ford,... Read more
It is a personal pet peeve — pardon my pun. I hate to see dogs chained or loose in the beds of pickup trucks. Yes, yes, I know you profess to love them more than your wife, girlfriend, or anyone else, but sticking them in the truck bed just... Read more
There is no brand new full-size pickup from Ford this year. (The F-150 which was previewed with the Atlas Concept will be along as a 2015 model.) True to its strategy of keeping the game interesting, however, the pickup truck leader is adding a new 2014 F-150 STX SuperCrew... Read more
Love that bacon? Ford figures that enough Fiesta owners do, so it is now offering bacon wrap graphics just in time for International Bacon Day, August 31. I figure that, with a little adjustment, at least a couple of strips might work on your F-series truck or SUV. (I’m... Read more
It seems like only yesterday when I wrote about Ram’s new diesel light-duty pickup truck.  Actually it was late last month when I covered the latest addition to the Ram 1500 offering, and the company had not yet finalized the tow numbers. Now, Ram is saying that that the... Read more
No one decides to buy a truck because of its recycle or sustainable material content, but Ford has always touted its commitment to sustainable materials and it seems that the 2014 F-150 is no exception. Rice hulls, a byproduct of rice grain is being used to reinforce the plastic... Read more
What do the initials BFT mean to you?  For Ford’s truck team — including those on the F-150 program, the Super Duty program and the Transit/Transit Connect program — those letters stand for Built Ford Tough, or so they would have us all believe. For years I have been... Read more