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  While there are often recommendations for tires that excel in bad weather conditions, there seem to be little information –if any — for tires that excel in drought conditions currently bedeviling a large part of the country, including Texas.  Most people think of drought driving simply as motoring on dry roads, but long periods... 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
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
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
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
The long-anticipated debut of the 2014 Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra light-duty pickup trucks  came today with much flourish and excitement, as journalists enjoyed an unveiling long in the making. Both GM truck traditionalists and those those looking for a different perspective on a workhorse truck or a sport... Read more