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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
It is the final day of the Toyota-sponsored Bass Classic fishing tournament at Lake Conroe, and — though I can’t project who will win — it is a sure thing that Toyota’s first new truck in seven years will have had a great weekend ride.   I was there... 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 an old saying that a musician should always leave the audience wanting more, and the first drive of the 2014 Toyota Tundra did just that.  Being in the Tetons for a scant 24 hours with no chance to flyfish or do much else is certainly a form... Read more
It’s happening again.  GM is tantalizing the market with a little lift of the skirts on its new trucks.  For the Silverado and Sierra it was footage and still photos of camouflaged vehicles months before they had them available for journalists — and well before they would hit dealers’... 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
America’s best selling midsize truck has been hit with a multi-year recall.  Announced yesterday, the voluntary safety recall involves about 342,000 Tacoma’s built between 2004 and 2011. Again, seat belt hardware is the culprit.  Screws that attach the seat belt pre-tensioner to the seat belt retractor inside the seat... Read more