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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
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
No photos yet, but GM has confirmed that they will be taking the wraps off the long-awaited light-duty trucks on December 13-14, when auto journalists will be in Detroit for an annual line review. Exact dates for showroom deliveries may be announced at the same time, but are more... 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
It seems like only yesterday (in fact, it was only a couple days ago) that I reported that the latest wave of recalls seemed larger than usual, driven by the Honda CR-V action for a window switch that might cause fires. This new worldwide Toyota seems to be for a... Read more
 It has often been said that SEMA, the Las Vegas aftermarket event, is the biggest automotive toybox anywhere, and it is primarily a marketplace for customization, pieces, parts and anything else that can be installed after the vehicle has left the factory.  It is also a showcase for personalized trucks... Read more
As vehicle manufacturers decide whether mid-size or compact pickup trucks dilute their full-size truck sales, companies like Toyota and Nissan enjoy some exclusivity in this segment.  Both of these companies — especially Toyota — are filling this market niche very effectively with trucks that are both road and off-road... Read more
After reviewing the 2013 Toyota Tundra only days ago, I heard about a towing feat that I had to share (if only because it will probably never happen again).  The Toyota Tundra CrewMax, without any special customization, will be towing the Space Shuttle Endeavor to its retirement home, the... Read more