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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
As the 2013 Ram 1500 pickup continues to pick up awards — North American Truck of the Year, Motor Trend Truck of the Year, Truck of Texas and numerous others — the industry is closely watching the latest entry into the line: the industry’s only light-duty, small-displacement diesel slated... Read more
Patience is a virtue.  Sometimes I like to wait for the dust to settle after driving a newly launched vehicle. You can equate it to swirling a fine wine around in your mouth before declaring it’s best attributes.  I decided to do that with the 2014Chevy Silverado 1500 which... Read more
About a week ago in Detroit, Ford took the cover off a new truck; designed for the sport truck enthusiast and boasting V8 performance, V6 fuel economy and a launch-optimized 4.10 rear axle with electronic locking differential.  This is the first time that a short wheel base truck with... Read more
Usually when I write about older vehicles, it’s about recalls, fixes or problems.  This time it is about a great freebie for owners of 2006 model year or newer General Motors vehicles that do not currently have activated OnStar, but do have that little blue button.  You can now... Read more
The truck media grumbled for months (me included) as GMC dribbled out details on the 2014 Sierra Denali, scheduled to arrive in dealerships this fall.  Nonetheless, when you spoke with a GMC person there was more than a hint of a smile whenever the subject of the new truck... Read more