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Midsize Ram truck coming to U.S.

It's a global truck, first and foremost

It's a global truck, first and foremost.

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Chevrolet updates Colorado with new V6 and 8-speed transmission

More power, more gears. What's not to love?

Plus the revised V6 gets some hand-me-down tech from Cadillac.

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VW's Goodwill Effort, Highlights from Dubai, Fiat's Truck | Autoblog Minute

Autoblog Senior Editor Greg Migliore recaps the week in automotive news. Including highlights from VW's TDI goodwill initiative, the Dubai motor show, and Fiat's new midsize pickup.

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Mercedes, Renault-Nissan to work together on truck project

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.

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Mercedes-Benz pickup could come to US

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.

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Mercedes pickup could have Nissan DNA

Mercedes could partner with Nissan to develop the German brand's midsize pickup. However, there's no decision yet, according to Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn.

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Mercedes-Benz launching midsize pickup by end of decade

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.

Spy Shots
Ram and Fiat working on possible midsize pickup for global markets

FCA has been spied performing cold-weather tests on a midsize pickup. Despite a lot of camouflage, the model is believed to be a future competitor to global trucks like the Toyota Hilux and Ford Ranger.

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GM, Isuzu shacking up on global midsize pickup development

General Motors and Isuzu might not be financial partners anymore, but it would seem that all those years working together still leaves a strong bond between them to work on new vehicles. Their latest collaboration is co-developing a next-generation midsize pickup to launch at a still-unannounced point in the future. Potential buyers of the upcoming Chris Bruce

First Drive
2015 Chevrolet Colorado First Drive [w/video]

Leapfrogging The Competition In One Big Jump

Be it in the category of luggage, pocket knives, personal computers or cars, the concept of an all-in-one, do-everything product is attractive to a lot of consumers. Why fuss around with stocking your pockets with toothpicks and tiny saws, asks Victorinox, when one well-packaged device can offer up all the functionality that a Swiss Army regular might ever need?

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GM dealers have ordered 30k Colorado and Canyon pickups, 3rd shift added

General Motors has an early success on its hands in the form of the initial rollout of the Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon midsize pickup trucks. According to the automaker, dealers have ordered nearly 30,000 of the trucks thus far, a number that far exceeded GM's early expectations.

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2015 Chevy Colorado to start at $20,100*, GMC Canyon at $20,995**

General Motors has just announced pricing for its new midsize pickup trucks, the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon. Chevy's truck starts at $20,100, *not including $895 for destination, and the GMC starts at $20,995, **not including $925 for destination. These prices are for the base, extended cab models with the 200-horsepower, 2.5-liter i

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Toyota Tacoma X-Runner dead

A report from last week indicated that Toyota will begin trimming models from its Tacoma lineup starting with the Regular Cab in 2015, but the popular pickup will lose its first variant even sooner than that. For 2014, the Tacoma X-Runner has been dropped, though the company's SR Pac

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Toyota to drop regular-cab Tacoma as small pickups take another hit

Even as General Motors prepares to redesign its midsize pickups, the market for sub-fullsize trucks continues to shrink. The remaining competitors in the segment are the well-aged Nissan Frontier, Honda Ridgeline and Toyota Tacoma, and now Jeffrey N. Ross

Study
Lack of new midsize pickup models driving strong resale values for older models

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 pick

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Chrysler VP of product planning sees slot for small pickups

"There is a vacuum left in the small pickup category," says Jesse Toprak, vice president of market intelligence for TrueCar.com in a new Detroit Free Press report. And as we all know, the automotive industry abhors a vacuum.

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GM proposes $380M investment in St. Louis plant for midsize pickup and van

Whenever a new contract between the United Auto Workers and a major automaker is being hashed out, interesting tidbits regarding future products seem to leak out. Such is the case with the barely finalized deal between General Motors and the UAW. A report from Jeremy Korzeniewski

Review: 2010 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 PreRunner is a troubled fish in a shrinking pond

2010 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 PreRunner – Click above for high-res image gallery

2011 Toyota Tacoma gets sweet-looking TRD T|X and T|X Pro packages

2011 Toyota Tacoma TRD T|X Pro – Click above for high-res image gallery