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Automaker To Add 1,550 Jobs To Support Production

The 2015 Ford F-150 is off to a strong start. Here's why January's sales bode well for Ford's flagship pickup.

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Plug-in vehicles may account for as much as one percent of new-car sales this quarter as falling gas prices fail to sway people away from high-MPG cars and advanced-powertrain vehicles.

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Four Reasons Pickups Are More Important Than Ever

Pickup trucks are back with a vengeance this year. There are new products, more and better features, and a fresh sense of competition. We examine the competitive landscape and look ahead as 2015 shapes up to be The Year Of The Truck.

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Here's what you get when you cross-reference auto sales data with voting patterns

The latest member of that growing fray is True Car, which has teamed with RealClearPolitics.com to attempt to predict the winning party in this year's elections based purely on what the best selling car in their state is.

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Doctors say quick action saved his life

Utility workers are being hailed as heroes after their quick actions saved a truck driver's life last week in Iowa.

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But 26 Percent Say They're Against Cleaner Trucks

Yes, the most recent poll results from the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) were about as predictable as asking Americans whether they wanted more sunlight or to lose a few pounds. Indeed, when one asks John Q. Public whether he's in favor of better fuel economy for semi trucks, well, the result's likely to be affirmative. To us, it's the 26 percent who were not in favor of more fuel-efficient trucks that have some explaining to do.

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How times have changed. Even five years ago, who would have thought the mighty V8 would be just another engine choice for buyers of the 2015 Ford F-150?

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Dirty trucks a form of political protest

Rolling coal isn't always mere indiscriminate harassment, but a form of grassroots political protest against President Obama and perceived burdensome federal regulations.

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Days Earlier, Congress Embraced Legislation That Weakens Rules

Days before Morgan's accident, the Senate approved legislation that would undo rules that mandated certain rest periods for truck drivers.

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People rightfully dislike wireless signals being transmitted from the person behind the wheel when they text while drive, but there are times when a car's wireless signals can be good news. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have found a way to use wireless signals under the hood to help cut pollution from heavy-duty vehicles such as diesel-powered trucks. That's something we can get behind.

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"Brown" continues to try to get all the more "green" via propane. UPS, known for its famous brown vehicles, is adding to its fleet of alt-fuel trucks with an additional 1,000 propane-powered delivery trucks that will start going into service in the middle of this year in rural areas in Louisiana and Oklahoma.

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Determine your needs and save some money

Whether you're buying a truck for everyday driving or for occasional use, there are five important factors to take into consideration to make sure you get the most out of your vehicle. This checklist will help you determine which features are worth the extra money, and which you can go without.

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Ah, to be young and dumb. If there's one thing we've learned through our years on this earth, it's that situations that involve towing someone behind a vehicle are usually very, very bad ideas.

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4,500 people killed each year in crashes involving trucks

A new study published in the International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion found while trucks make up only 8 percent of vehicles on the roads, they're involved in 11 percent of crashes.

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Sales of natural-gas powered big rigs could jump as much as fivefold this year as falling prices for both natural gas and the carbon fuel tanks required for such trucks come down, the Wall Street Journal says.

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General Motors must be pretty pleased with sales of its two newest pickups, the GMC Sierra and Chevrolet Silverado, as it's announced price hikes for both models, as part of a planned price tweak.

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'XL' often means "bigger," but a new powertrain from Massachusetts-based startup XL Hybrids actually shrinks your fuel budget. About 21 percent smaller, to be precise.

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Even as fuel prices creep back up, trucks are still a hot item among new-vehicle shoppers. To see how popular pickup trucks still are, you don't have to look any further than how much effort automakers put into the continual one-upmanship of their trucks. Backing this fact up, USA Today is reporting that the segment could top two million sales this year – a total not matched since 2007, though still far from the pre-recession, three-million-unit levels.

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Barely a month after we first told you about Callaway's plans for the new Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra, the Connecticut-based tuning shop has shown its first completed model. Using a Silverado, Callaway has fitted an Eaton TVS supercharger and developed a new calibration for GM's powertrain management system.

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UPS' gains on the emissions-reduction front may be more in the air than on the ground, but the massive shipping company does continue to make strides when it comes to reducing pollution with its vehicles. The company's sustainability report stated that UPS reduced its greenhouse-gas emissions by 2.1 percent last year, despite increased shipments. UPS airplanes reduced fuel-use by 1.3 percent as shipments rose 4.8 percent. Earlier this year, the shipper said it planned to add 1,000 liquefied natu

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According to a new study by Black Book, the fact that there are fewer mid-sized pickup truck options on the market is driving up the retail cost of used models. During the month of June, used vehicles from model years 2007-2011 depreciated an average of 1.3 percent across the board, but midsize pickups of the same year saw their value decrease by just 0.7 percent on average. Look across the past year, and the market as a whole saw those cars depreciate by 13.7 percent while midsize pickups saw t

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