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    Report: Fuel economy standards could add up to $15K to price of heavy-duty pickups
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    It's no secret that today's crop of full-size heavy duty pickup trucks cost a pretty penny to purchase and operate. To wit, the 2010 Dodge Ram 3500 Heavy Duty Mega Cab that we recently reviewed carried a sticker price of over $56,000. A large chunk of that asking price can be accounted for by the ...

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    Report: GM working on new small truck
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    The Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon have never exactly been the sales successor to the S10 throne. While the original baby pickup from General Motors sold like Tastykakes at fat camp, the public has never exactly warmed to the newest generation of short beds. That fact has grown even more ...

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    Is Hyundai really considering full-size pickup truck?
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    Is Hyundai about to repeat the mistakes of Toyota and Nissan? PickupTrucks.com reports that Hyundai has been showing off a modified Dodge Ram pickup at some consumer clinics to gauge interest in such a product. This wouldn't be the first time the Koreans have looked down this road. A midsize ...

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    Report: GM may euthanize Chevy Colorado/GMC Canyon small pickups
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    2010 Chevrolet Colorado – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The future of the small pickup truck market in the United States doesn't look good. A new global Ford Ranger is in the works, though we have good reason to doubt that will replace the model currently available in North ...

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    PickupTrucks.com calls out decade's 10 most significant trucks
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    2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We love ourselves a good top 10 list, and when talk turns from cars to trucks, there's nobody who's opinion we respect more than the brain-trust behind PickupTrucks.com. That said, we now present the Top 10 Significant ...

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    Mahindra maps out 'potential' U.S. dealer network for forthcoming small diesel pickup
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    Mahindra 'potential' dealer network - Click above to enlarge
    No, you're not looking at yet another voting map, or even a topographical depiction of the WalMarting of America (trust us, you don't want to see that). The image seen above is that of Mahindra's "dealership network." We're putting ...

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    REPORT: Even without Dodge Ram, Ghosn says Nissan Titan will survive
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    When Dodge announced that it wouldn't be sharing its Ram platform with Nissan, we just kind of assumed that the Titan was going to go the way of the Do Do. Why? Because Titan sales are the suck. Nissan has only sold 15,393 copies of its largest truck through the first 10 months of the year. For ...

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    SEMA 2009: Knee-high tri-axle pickup by Air-Zenith is down and (not so) dirty
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    Air-Zenith custom pickup - Click above for high-res image gallery
    We're not exactly sure what this used to be in its former life, but it all kinds of cool in its current iteration. Just knee-high to a Hobbit, this six-wheel convertible was parked in the shadow of Bigfoot and we almost tripped ...

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    REPORT: GM kills plans for unibody pickup truck
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    GMC Denali XT concept - click above for high-res image gallery
    General Motors has reportedly cancel plans for a new unibody mid-sized pickup truck after finding it wouldn't get much better fuel economy than existing body-on-frame designs. In early 2008, GM showed off the GMC Denali XT concept at ...

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    Texas truck sales uptick seen as bellweather for auto sales?
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    2009 Ford F-150 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    When auto sales began to circle the drain in 2008, no single segment was hurt more than pickup trucks. Sales were cut in half in many instances, pummeling the domestics from Detroit more often than their foreign competition. Truck sales ...

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    VIDEO: Toyota Dealer Training: 2007 Tundra
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    Still from 2007 Toyota Dealer Training clip - click above image to watch the video
    Over the past couple of weeks, we've shown you the did-not-age-well 1989 Ford dealer training videos, and the completely laughable + hopeless late-Eighties Chevrolet dealer training clips. Interestingly, in the ...

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    GM, Isuzu recalling 185,000+ small pickups over faulty brakelights
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    GM's midsize Colorado and Canyon pickups are being recalled, along with their Isuzu cousins, to replace a brake light switch that may be faulty. Nearly 186,000 of the pickups are affected by the problem, which could result in either no brake lights or brake lights that stay on. The afflicted ...

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    Volkswagen continues inscrutable naming practice with new Amarok pickup
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    2008 Volkswagen Concept Pickup - Click above for a high-res gallery
    Remember when Volkswagen just named their cars for different winds? Scirocco, Jetta, Corrado, Santana – they all had a certain clean, sweeping quality about them, even if it wasn't immediately clear where the names came ...

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    37,000+ Dodge Ram pickups recalled over... faulty HVAC software?!
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    Dodge is recalling 37,407 Ram pickups from the 2009 model year to repair faulty software that controls the manual temperature controls (not the digital dual-zone temp controller).According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the system's faulty programming can render defrosting ...

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    Cadillac EXT owners make serious coin, spend lots of it on truck
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    Not surprisingly, owners of the most expensive pickup truck in America tend to have lots of money themselves. According to SEMA, 71% of Cadillac Escalade EXT owners make over $100,000 per year, and they also dole out plenty of coin for aftermarket improvements. While that little nugget of knowledge ...

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    Rest in Pickup: Man buried in 1967 Chevrolet truck
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    Albert Dancy Jr. of Sutton, West Virginia told his family that when he passed away, he wanted to be buried in his 1967 Chevy pickup truck. On February 15, Mr. Dancy was unfortunately shot and killed in a domestic dispute, so his son Adam gave his father the burial he always wanted. Dancy, an avid ...

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    Review: 2009 Ford F-150 Platinum 4x4
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    2009 Ford F-150 Platinum 4x4 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Blue Oval delayed the introduction of its all-important 2009 Ford F-150 by two months late last summer. The company claimed it could save some cash by postponing the pickup's launch, but in the interim, the cost to ...

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    ROUSH unveils liquid propane-powered Ford F-250
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    LPG has come to the masses massive, with ROUSH introducing a conversion for the Ford F-250. The changes are minimal: fuel tank and pump, stainless steel fuel lines, aluminum fuel rails and PCM calibration. They'll mean cheaper running costs but no loss of horsepower, torque or towing capacity. ...

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    Toyota overtakes Dodge as third best-selling truckmaker in U.S.
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    As we all know by now, auto sales are down, dropping by around 18% in 2008. Pick-ups actually fared worse, posting a decline of 26.5% over the same period. Still, the Ford F-150 and Chevy Silverado maintained their positions as the two best selling vehicles in the United States, and these two ...

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    Detroit 2009: Dodge Ram HD goes for the Big Horn
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2009 Dodge Ram HD
    The 2009 Dodge Ram Heavy Duty was left to rumble on its own out back while the electric concepts took to the Chrysler stage at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show. But the hulking oil-burner certainly deserves mention. Powerplants come in two ...

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