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In a state where one out of every four (or five) vehicles is a pickup truck, this sports and work icon placed first, second, third and seventh in the top-ten stolen vehicle derby in 2011, the last year for which numbers have been released. The numbers also coincided with... Read more
MotorWeek, the iconic television program, has named its Drivers’ Choice award winners for 2013 and, while there were few (if any) major surprises, it is always interesting to see what conclusions they draw.  While I don’t always agree with the winners’ list, I do respect their belief that, in evaluating... Read more
The latest innovation to fill Ram truck’s prolific pipeline will be a new 2014 RAM 1500 EcoDiesel powered pickup truck, available after production begins in the third quarter of 2013, the truck maker announced last week.  This is on the heels of the Chicago Auto Show introduction of a 2014 Toyota Tundra... Read more
It has been a long time coming, but Toyota just announced that it will introduce a redesigned Tundra Full-Size pickup truck at the Chicago Auto Show on February 7, at 9:00 a.m. No other details or teases have been sent out, but it has long been rumored that the... Read more
Back in October, when I reported that The Texas Auto Writers Association had named the RAM 1500 Truck of Texas, the award season had just begun.  Now, with a sweep of the Motor Trend and Truck Trends, it seems clear that RAM has the potential to increase its standing... Read more
Chrysler has again proven that it has the potential to be a giant killer when it comes to the Ram brand. More than 50 automotive journalists — members of the Texas Auto Writers Association — recognized the 2013 Ram 1500 pickup truck as Truck of Texas.  This is the second... Read more
It’s that time again.  Next week, more than 50 automotive journalists who specialize in trucks and SUVs will be getting together with 17 manufacturers at the Knibbe century ranch near San Antonio to evaluate the vehicles that manufacturers consider their most competitive.  There, they will  name the Truck of... Read more
I often lament that the truck manufacturers try to dazzle journalists with the most luxurious vehicles with the most extensive options, but two weeks ago I got what I had been asking for: a moderate-priced truck with many of the features that sport truck buyers demand, but without a hefty price tag.  Granted, it... Read more