Ford Ranger May Return To The US, The UK Goes Crazy For Mustang, And Prius Gets New Competition From Hyundai
Ford may bring the Ranger back to the US, the UK goes nuts over the Mustang, and the battle of hybrids heats up with spy shots of the Prius and a new Hyundai. Autoblog's senior editor Greg Migliore reports on the weekly recap edition of Autoblog Minute.
Ford May Build Ranger At The Michigan Assembly Plant In 2018
Is Ford planning to bring back its midsize Ranger pickup to the US? The Detroit News reports that Ford is planning to build its Ranger Pickup truck at the Michigan Assembly Plant in 2018, citing unnamed sources with knowledge of Ford's plans during its ongoing negotiations with the UAW.
Toyota has encountered, for the first time in several years, real competition in the midsize pickup truck category. Fortunately for the Japanese giant, its 2016 Tacoma is a better truck than ever before.
Dirt, mud and gravel, steep grades both up and down, huge stacks of boulders and even a deep pit of loose sand all conspire to make a formidable obstacle course for the 2016 Toyota Tacoma in this On Location video.
Custom Nissan Leaf caught on video in Japan. Shell's plans to dig for Arctic oil. The Ford F-150 has been acknowledged for its lightness. Heavy-duty diesel trucks continue to improve environmental performance.
A new report from Reuters reaffirms something we've heard before: GM will use lots of aluminum in its next-generation fullsize pickups. But GM recently launched ads proclaiming steel as the best metal ever. What gives?
The Flint plant that handles assembly of the Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra is getting an $877-million investment, primarily for a new body shop. It'll be the last part of the $5.4-billion fund announced in May.
Official details are finally coming out about the 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Duramax. The pickup offers 181 hp and 369 lb-ft from its 2.8-liter engine. Prices are $3,730 over a comparable V6, but the diesels come with a load of standard tech.