Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for roughly 8,000 examples of the new 2017 F250 and F350 Super Duty pickups over a concern that a problem with the gas tank straps could allow the tank to fall and contact the ground – increasing the likelihood of a fire, although there have been no reports incidents by private owners.
The NHTSA has opened a new investigation to see if the rotary shift mechanisms in the newer Ram 1500 and Dodge Durango are faulty – or if the people having issues with those vehicles just aren’t bright enough to understand how their vehicle functions.
In a post called "Tis the season," the owner of a 2014 GMC Sierra warns others about recent thefts happening in Houston. It is also a real eye-opener for everyone about how much these wheel thefts cost!
A report by Reuters confirmed that 2017 Ford F150 pickups are piling up at storage facilities between production and dealerships as the automaker works to complete testing of the new 10-speed automatic transmission – and today we look at why this testing process is preventing the company from shipping these new trucks.
A new 2017 Ford F150 Raptor that is mechanically identical to the trucks reaching dealerships around the country recently participated in the grueling Baja 1000 off-road race, finishing 3rd in the Stock Full class and then driving the team home – in a race where 128 vehicles didn’t make it to the finish line.
In its first year of production, the reinvented 2017 Honda Ridgeline Pickup earns Consumer Guide’s "Automotive Best Buy Award" in the compact pickup truck segment. Heck, I thought Ridgeline was midsize!
A new reported states that the future Ford Bronco will be engineered in Australia even though it will be built in Detroit – all but ensuring that the new Bronco will be a smaller, body-on-frame vehicle and not a larger, F150-based machine.
According to a new report focusing on a labor deal between Ford Motor Company and the Canadian Auto Workers Union, the Ford F150 is slated to receive a new 4.8L V8 which will be built in Canada starting sometime around 2020 or 2021.
Almost a month ago, Mercedes-Benz revealed the X-Class concepts. These would be a preview for a new pickup that would be launching next year in certain markets. However, the U.S. will not be one of them.
The big news from Chevrolet at the ongoing LA Auto Show is the debut of the new Colorado ZR2 – a midsized pickup designed to conquer the nastiest off-road situations featuring the first application of a high performance suspension setup previously reserved for supercars and race cars.
When Toyota broke ground on their truck plant outside of San Antonio Texas, critics insisted that it would be impossible for the company to make this location work – but Toyota has proven those folks wrong in a big way, building almost every truck sold in America in the Texas plant.
The finalists for the North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year award have been announced and headlining this year’s awards are the Ford F-Series Super Duty and the Chevrolet Bolt – both of which have been named Motor Trend’s best of the new year – along with the hot-selling Chrysler Pacifica.
FCA has announced the pricing for the new 2017 Ram 2500 Power Wagon and with a price starting just over $53,000 and climbing up around $57,500, the heavy duty, Hemi-powered Ram truck is priced very comparably to the 2017 Ford F150 Raptor.
The aluminum bodied Ford F150 and Super Duty pickups have been awarded with several titles on the first day of the 2016 LA Auto Show, including the 2017 Motor Trend Truck of the Year – setting up Ford as the favorite for the 2017 North American Truck of the Year.
I recently used a 2016 Cadillac Escalade Platinum in place of my half ton pickup to get my wife and her horses to a horse show, and after three days of being worked like a farm truck including pulling the trailer to and from the show – the Escalade proved to be every bit as capable as a pickup.