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    First Drive: 2015 Ford F-Series Super Duty Power Stroke
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    What weighs 30,000 pounds? Big Ben's Westminster bell. A navy ship anchor. Or as we found out during our first drive program for the 2015 Ford F-Series Super Duty, seven pallets of cinder blocks loaded onto a dual-axle gooseneck trailer. The test was part of a raft of towing demonstrations that ...

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    Official: 2015 Ford F-Series Super Duty is class-leading once again
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    Time for everyone to feign surprise – Ford has just announced that it has the increased horsepower and torque levels of its 6.7-liter Power Stroke turbodiesel V8 engine for 2015. As you'd expect, the Blue Oval is claiming class-leading figures of 440 hp (up from 400) and 860 pound-feet (up ...

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    Official: 2015 Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra heavy duty trucks unveiled
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    Proving just how important trucks are in the Lone Star State, General Motors has chosen the State Fair of Texas to reveal its new heavy-duty trucks from Chevrolet and GMC. Looking to take some of the wind out of the sails of the 2014 Ram HD and 2015 Ford F-Series Super Duty, the 2015 Chevy ...

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    Official: 2013 Ram Heavy Duty seeks to obliterate rivals with claimed 30,000-pound max tow rating
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    No one can accuse Ram of backing away from the full-size truck arms race. Chrysler has officially dropped the payload details on its 2013 Ram Heavy Duty, and the 3500 now packs a maximum trailer weight of 30,000 pounds. Chew on that number for a moment. That's 15 tons, or the equivalent of a ...

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    Official: 2013 Ram HD and Chassis Cab pickups are ready for work [UPDATE]
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    Auto enthusiasts often point to the pony car wars as the last bastion of one-upsmanship among Detroit's automakers, but the truth is, the pickup wars are every bit as competitive – if not more so. Auburn Hills keeps a ready eye on what their rivals in Dearborn and Detroit are doing, and ...

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    Official: First-ever heavy-duty truck efficiency standards announced, will save a month's worth of oil
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    If you're not sure why today's announcement from the Obama Administration about the first-ever fuel economy standards for heavy-duty trucks and buses is important, read this. Okay, now that we're all on the same page, let's take a look at the new standards. These aren't specific MPG targets like ...

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    Videos: Chevrolet releases new "Duramax & Allison" ad campaign to promote Silverado HD
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    Max and Al see eye-to-eye – Click above to watch the videos after the break
    General Motors' advertising department has seen quite a shakeup over the past year. GM chief marketing officer Joel Ewanick may have hand-picked San Francisco-based Goodby, Silverstein and Partners as his ad agency ...

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    Chevy challenges Ford to HD towing contest, gets turned down
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    Numbers like maximum horsepower, torque and tow ratings are the heart and soul of the full-size heavy duty pickup truck segment. No shocker there. But how much reliance can consumers actually put on figures provided by the manufacturer? And, keeping in mind that the average test drive doesn't ...

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    GMC Sierra Denali 3500 debuts at Pickup Shootout
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    2011 GMC Sierra Denali 3500 – Click above to enlarge
    You want the heaviest of heavy-duty pickup trucks and you want to drive in the lap of luxury. If that sounds like you, have we got some great news to share. The 2011 GMC Sierra Denali 3500 pickup truck is now officially official, and the ...

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    Report: GM suspends production at Flint HD pickup plant over part issue
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    2011 GM HD Trucks - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Just weeks after starting production of the new 2011 heavy-duty pickup trucks at the Flint, MI assembly plant, General Motors suspended work last Thursday to replace a defective component. Engineers found a problem with the unidentified ...

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    First Drive: 2011 GMC Sierra and Chevrolet Silverado Heavy Duty technical deep dive
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    2011 GM HD Truck New Technology – Click above for high-res image gallery
    At first glance, the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra heavy-duty pickup trucks don't appear to have changed much compared to their 2010 counterparts. But don't let their familiar faces fool you, because ...

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    Rumormill: Next Dodge Ram HD to get 6.4-liter V8?
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    2010 Dodge Ram HD - Click above for a high-res gallery
    If you think there's nothing wrong with Chrysler's 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine that an extra dollop of horsepower can't fix, we have some great news for you. Our friend and knower-of-all-things with a pickem-up-bed Mike Levine at PickupTrucks.com ...

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    Spy Shots: 2007 Ford Super Duty
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    As noted by Inside Line, Ford decided not to go with the locomotive-inspired theme of the Super Chief concept for its refreshened Super Duty pickups due out this summer. Too bad, as the Super Chief was super cool. Regardless, the new Super Dutes will get bigger and bolder in the front and back, ...

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