Pickuptruck.com, our favorite website about anything with a bed on four wheels that's been owned and operated by Mike Levine since 1995, was just bought out by automotive mega-site Cars.com in a move that we hope made our good friend a gajillion dollars. Levine now joins Autoblog alumnus Dave Thomas, who runs the Kicking Tires blog under the Cars.com umbrella of sites.
Our friends over at Pickuptruck.com are extremely excited about their big project in 2008, which is to use input from readers to customize a 2008 Nissan Titan Crew Cab PRO-4X community project truck. So far readers have helped pick the paint scheme, which is a nice red-on-black affair with some silver accents as seen above. In the future, readers will get to pick other exterior elements as well, including the wheels and more aftermarket treatments for the truck. When all is said and done, Pickup
var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/business_finance/First_Drive_of_the_New_Holden_VE_Ute'; Our friends at PickupTruck.com have posted a "first drive" report on the new Holden VE Ute, and from the sounds of things, we really, really want Bob Lutz's GMC Caballero idea to come to fruition. The wheelman for PickupTruck.com was Aussie scribe James Stanford of GoAuto, and in addition to giving us the particulars about the slick, car-based pickup, he also gives us a quick backgrounder on Australian ute
Mike Levine from PickupTruck.com is our go-to guy for truck news. His brain is like the bed of a Ford F-450 filled with the esoteric details of heavy duty diesel pickups and 3/4-ton gassers. Plus, he's from the old school of automotive journalism and has made a successful transition to the web, which means his reporting is always knowledgeable and balanced despite it being delivered digitally. When Levine told us he was planning on doing a comprehensive comparo of today's heavy duty pickups, how