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Putting the F-150's hauling abilities and Power Stroke diesel to the test

Putting the F-150's hauling capabilities and Power Stroke diesel to the test.

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Ford, Chevy and Ram and their dealers are all throwing down

Ford, GM and Ram are all throwing down.

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It follows a fire last week at a factory that supplies instrument panels

Ford Motor Co. says it will halt production of its top-selling F-150 and Super Duty pickup trucks at several of its U.S. plants where they are built following a fire at a plant in Michigan that produces instrument panels.

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Making room for the forthcoming Wrangler pickup

After more than 2.1 million models made since production began in 2006, a white 2018 Wrangler JK Rubicon Unlimited rolled off the line Friday at FCA's plant in Toledo, Ohio, as the last of its kind and as factory employees snapped photos. Fiat Chrysler is planning to retool the U.S. Toledo Supplier Park plant for an all-new Jeep pickup truck for launch in the first half of 2019. The final Wrangler JK will become one of the Jeep brand's show properties.

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Sterling Heights Assembly is running two shifts, seven days a week

Fiat Chrysler is spending more than $300 million to fix production issues with the new 2019 Ram 1500 pickup as the plant where it's built is running below capacity and suppliers reportedly struggle to keep up with building it and the 2018 version simultaneously.

Car Buying

Here’s how to choose the right vehicle for the job.

You've got stuff to move: toys or gear for work. It could be a fishing boat, a utility trailer, or a load of gravel for the work site. If you work for a large company, the vehicle you use to do these things for work might be a fleet truck, in which case unless you're the fleet manager you won't have much of a say in what you drive. But if you're self-employed or buying a vehicle for personal use, the range of choices can be nearly overwhelming. There are vans, midsize pickups, SUVs, and full-siz

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New AT4 configuration will be soon offered on all GMC trucks and SUVs

The 2019 GMC Sierra AT4 blends off-road hardware into a modern, thoroughly updated pickup truck that doesn't skimp on power, luxury, or safety equipment. From its higher suspension setup and available carbon-fiber cargo bed, to the new MultiPro tailgate that debuts on 2019 model year Chevy and GMC trucks, the Sierra AT4 is a direct shot across the bow — or cargo beds, if you prefer — of staunch rivals like the Ford F-150, Dodge Ram and Toyota Tundra.

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And HQ has resisted mightily, but the resistance is weakening

BMW Australia continues to lobby hard for a BMW pickup. The local head says of the growing ute market, "we cannot neglect market trends."

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Upgraded suspension, a new 4Runner roof rack and a Tacoma snorkel.

Upgraded suspension, a new 4Runner roof rack and a snorkel for the Tacoma.

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John sure does. We dig his enthusiasm on this truck tour of the Detroit Auto Show.

This one's for the truck nuts out there.

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The Ford Ranger mid-size pickup is returning. It's been seven years since American shoppers could purchase Ranger but Ford is bringing it back. Production will begin on Ranger in late 2018. Ranger will feature a 2.3-L EcoBoost engine with a 10-speed automatic transmission. For more coverage of the NAIAS 2018 head over to https://www.autoblog.com/detroit-auto-show/

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The Ram is all new for 2018. The 1500 will come in two engine versions, a 3.6-liter V6 and a 5.7-liter V8. An eTorque system will add an extra 90 pound-feet of torque in the V6 and 130 in the V8. And it will get a massive 12-inch touchscreen. For more coverage of the NAIAS 2018 head over to https://www.autoblog.com/detroit-auto-show/

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No camo. Nothing blacked out. Leak comes just days before Jan. 15 unveil.

It's our best look yet at the redesigned full-size pickup.

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Fleet electrification company is now juicing up America's best-selling vehicle

Fleet electrification company is now juicing up America's best-selling vehicle

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Both would presumably follow the electric semi and next-gen Roadster.

Musk hinted the new truck might be bigger than an F-150 'to account for a really gamechanging feature.'

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Tesla surprises everyone with drawings of a Tesla pickup truck that looks like a mini Tesla semi.

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For customers who "need Super Duty-level capability and want true luxury"

For customers who "need Super Duty-level capability and want true luxury."

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