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    Video: Watch a house fall off a truck and hit a car head on

    Oh dear. Now, we'll admit to seeing a semi-truck carting a modular home and thinking, "Hmm... I wonder how well-secured that house actually is," but we usually shrug it off after we've safely passed the wide load. Sadly, accidents happen, and one Russian driver recently experienced that very ...

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    Video: Truck crashing through bar definitely spills a few drinks

    Patrons at Gordie's Place in Little Canada, Minnesota are lucky to be alive after a driver crashed her pickup into the bar. Six adults were taken to the hospital, including the driver, who apparently suffered a medical condition while behind the wheel. Two patrons were seriously injured, and ...

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    Official: New Fuso Canter can canter in selectable 4x4 mode

    If you're in the market and mood for a 6.5-ton cab-over truck that also offers power to all its wheels, Fuso would like you to have a look at its new Canter 4x4. With the addition of selectable four-wheel drive, Fuso is hoping to expand the 4x2 Canter's traditional market into unpaved uses like ...

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    Official: Mercedes-Benz launching new Antos short-radius distribution truck

    If you thought Mercedes-Benz has expanded its range of luxury automobiles to gargantuan proportions, well... you're right. But its commercial vehicles division hasn't been missing a step, either. The German truckmaker is still in the process of launching the new Citan urban delivery van, and is ...

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    Report: Safety groups file lawsuit against new U.S. trucking standards

    A range of safety groups are calling for judicial review of federal rules for truck drivers' hours of service. According to a lawsuit filed by Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, Public Citizen, the Truck Safety Coalition and two truck drivers, the new rule doesn't protect the public from ...

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    Report: Ford F-150 EcoBoost hits 100,000 sales

    Ford bet big on the combination of light duty pickup trucks and boosted V6 power, and it appears the gamble has paid off. The Detroit News reports that Ford has already reached 100,000 F-150 sales in 2011, just as the automaker promised it would. Overall EcoBoost models accounted for 40 percent ...

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    Official: Mercedes creates "aero trailer" concept to improve big rig fuel efficiency

    Every time you drive by a semi and feel your car get pushed away from the rig, it reinforces the reality that tractor trailers punch a big, ragged hole in the atmosphere. It takes a lot of power to force those big boxes through the wind, and Mercedes Benz is working to please both fleet operators ...

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    Video: How to use a motorcycle to close a pickup tailgate

    When we need to open or close a pickup truck tailgate, we usually just use our hands. Makes sense, right? Of course it does, but apparently there are some who feel that it's not a big enough challenge. Hit the jump to see how to close an F-150 tailgate using only a street bike and a little ...

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    Report: Scion considering Daihatsu-based pickup for US?

    The mini-truck is dead. Long live the mini-truck! We aren't alone in our love for compact cargo haulers. AutoGuide recently took the time to sit down with Jack Hollis, the vice president of Scion, who apparently shares our affinity for the smallest of pickups. While Hollis didn't go so far as to ...

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    Official: Ram Special Services Police Truck gives the Five-O a 5.7

    Law enforcement agencies may now sink their teeth into a specially prepared version of the Ram pickup truck. The Special Services Police Truck is built to take the abuse that only police officers can throw at a vehicle with additional door supports to handle the weight of optional ballistic ...

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    Video: Resourceful thief lifts Jeep from dealer using crane

    A car thief in La Porte, Indiana recently put his own spin on the old smash-and-grab routine. The enterprising individual drove a flatbed truck that would typically be used for logging onto a car lot after hours on Sunday, October 16. Our man hopped out and used a giant crane to hook a 2008 Jeep ...

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    Study: Car-on-truck crashes less deadly

    According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, today's pickup trucks and SUVs pose less of a threat to drivers in cars and minivans than they did in the past. For the first time in recent memory, trucks and SUVs aren't more likely to be involved in crashes that involve fatalities than ...

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    Video: GM design gives a sneak peek into birth of Holden Colorado pickup concept

    The next generation Chevrolet Colorado hasn't been announced for the U.S. just yet (and we're not holding out much hope for its arrival, either), but the sharp-looking truck will be heading to Thailand later this year. In fact, the overhauled pickup, which will reportedly feature a 2.8-liter ...

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    What would a BMW X5 pickup look like?

    There are no pickup trucks in the BMW lineup, save for one very special M3. But, dare we ask, what would a real Bimmer truck look like? Automotive manipulator Theophilus Chin was curious, so he fired up his favorite photo editing software and created the beast you see here. Behold, the X5 ...

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    Report: Coral Gables to issue tickets to pickup owners who park in their own driveways overnight

    Truck ownership in Coral Gables, Florida just got a bit more expensive. According to the Miami Herald, the city is ready to start enforcing a rule that's been on the books since the '60s. Truck owners are not allowed to park their pickups on city streets between 7pm and 7am. The rule doesn't stop ...

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    Review: 2011 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson [w/video]

    Wooing With Big Power, Questionable Bling It was fun to own a truck for a while, but fuel prices and a global recession eventually caught up to the recreational truck owner. Sales of the Ford F-Series came in at 413,000 units in 2009, while 2010 improved to 528,000. Combined that adds up to ...

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    Ford Ranger Wildtrak making global debut in Geneva

    2011 Ford Ranger Wildtrak – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ford is bringing its grown-up Ranger to the 2011 Geneva Motor Show. Making its world debut is the Ranger Wildtrak, Ford's top-of-the-range pickup packed with premium tech features. The full list of toys has not yet been ...

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    Video: This is not how you make a Ferrari F150

    Ferrari 458 seeks tough truck for rough play – Click above to watch video after the jump
    The new Ferrari F150 is a single-seat Formula One racecar that will be the object of affection for millions of Tifosi around the globe. One Florida fan of the Italian automaker recently purchased a ...

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    Video: The very worst kind of lift-off close call

    Hmm, that doesn't seem centered anymore – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Working with a car on a lift can be a dangerous if you don't understand what you are doing. Procedures have to be followed and safety is the name of the game. As one very lucky mechanic learned, even when ...

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    Chevy challenges Ford to HD towing contest, gets turned down

    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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