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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
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
There are so many leaks in auto media that we might as well be in Washington.  This is the season for lots of news — uncertified by truck makers, but often accurate — since 2015 camouflaged test vehicles are being put through their paces and we are getting close... 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
The first that most civilians, i.e.those not totally living in the digital world, heard about digital mapping was with reference to Google Earth and its world-wide effort to be everywhere, all the time.  Now, Ford is using similar technology to create tougher, quieter F-Series trucks. Believed to be the... Read more
For years I have asked my Chevy contacts to give me a Suburban for a week so I could do a full ride/drive review.  Alas, there was never one in the regional media fleet, and I suspected that GM wasn’t exactly looking for a green vehicle journalist writing in... Read more