Renault-Nissan and Mercedes-Benz will officially partner on the German brand's midsize pickup project. Nissan will allow Mercedes to re-engineer the underpinnings from the NP300 Navarra to create the German brand's own model.
Mercedes-Benz has until the end of the year to decide whether to offer its upcoming midsize pickup in the US. However, the version here would likely take on a more luxurious image than in the rest of the world.
Mercedes-Benz is the latest automaker to hop into the booming midsize pickup segment. The new model is the responsibility of the company's Vans division. At this time, the truck is not set to arrive in the US.
Hyundai is seriously contemplating putting a pickup into production after a strong reaction to the Santa Cruz truck concept in Detroit. Although, one exec admits there are still some complications to deal worth before putting it on sale.
The resale value for the 2015 Ford F-150 is expected to be even higher than the 2014 model. This comes despite the potential for higher repair costs for the aluminum body because of the the new truck's fuel savings.
A truck with an oversized load and a state trooper escort was stuck in a railroad crossing with time enough to alert approaching trains, but there's no indication Amtrak was warned before a crashthat injured 55 people, officials said.
A truck with an oversized load and a state trooper escort was stuck in a railroad crossing with time enough to alert approaching trains, but there's no indication Amtrak was warned before a crash that injured 55 people, officials said.