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I am in Chicago this week for the media preview of the Auto Show — it’s 105th year.  Despite the fact of its name, it should be called truck central, and it rivals even the state fair of Texas for trucks of all kinds.  They are celebrated with the... Read more
Wait.  Before you say,  “she has got to be kidding”, let me introduce you to the latest crossover vehicle with off-road and towing capability.  Readers, meet the new, longer Santa Fe with all-wheel drive, three-row seating and increased tow capacity.  No, it will not replace your heavy duty, or... Read more
For the 2014 Silverado and GMC Sierra, GM has focused on differentiating the brands inside and out.  For both of the number two truck sales leaders’ there is a distinctly refreshed look and brings them into line with the Ford and Ram vehicles that have been style leaders in... 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
The press materials for the Ford Atlas Concept Truck are now available and I can share the new features and photos with you. There is an iconograph detailing all the new features in the text below and, you can go to Ford’s YouTube site for an actual walk-around view of the truck.  Especially interesting:... Read more
It’s a most unusual recall, but Subaru is recalling 633,842 Forester (2009-12), Legacy (2010-11), Outback (2010-11) and Tribeca (2006 – 2012) for a possible problem with a dealer-installed add-on.  A potential electrical short can occure with certain puddle lamps and — since Subaru did not factory install them — which... Read more
They are just off the production line, but 55,000 2013 GM vehicles are being recalled for a serious defect with the steering column assembly module where there is a possibly malformed column lock actuator in the lock module and/or fractured park lock cables in the assembly. As a result,... Read more
In a press release today, General Motors announced the voluntary recall of 145,000 Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon pickup trucks from 2010 to 2012 model year. The problem is a missing secondary latch on the hood which can lead to the hood flying open on the highway. There have... Read more