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2015 Ford F-150 Team Fights Fear Of Aluminum Toughness, Repair, Cost

2015 Ford F-150 Team Fights Fear Of Aluminum Toughness, Repair, Cost

Sometimes, selling a vehicle can be harder than making it. The 2015 Ford F-150 full-size pickup truck is the product of a complete redesign, meant to increase both utility and efficiency. To that end, Ford has given the new F-150 an aluminum body, a decision that has proved controversial among at... read more

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2014 Chevrolet Silverado High Country

2014 Chevy Silverado Pickup Gas Mileage Rises For Largest V-8 Engine

Even pickup trucks are getting better gas mileage these days. The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 (and its 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 twin) with the 6.2-liter V-8 has been rated with... read more October 3, 2013 by 


 
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Unveiled: 240 HP, Higher Fuel Economy

Chrysler-Fiat took the wraps off its long-anticipated 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, the first light-duty pickup truck to be offered with a diesel engine in many years. The new... read more June 30, 2013 by  16


 
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ

2014 Pickup Truck Gas Mileage: Ford Vs Chevy Vs Ram, Who's Best?

The U.S. will save a lot more gasoline by improving the fuel efficiency of gas-guzzling high-volume pickup trucks than it will swapping out Toyota Corollas for Prius hybrids... read more June 24, 2013 by  22


 
AAA's Mobile Electric Vehicle Charging truck

Feeling Flat? The AAA Will Soon Be Able To Charge You Up

What happens when your electric car runs out of charge? It’s a question we regularly get asked by readers and its one that for a while, there’s only been one real... read more July 20, 2011 by  1


 
2010 Honda Civic GX natural-gas vehicle, Los Angeles, November 2010

Chrysler To Join Honda In Selling Natural-Gas Cars...In 2017

Ask anyone to name an alternate fuel, and natural gas is rarely the first one that comes to mind. Ethanol, perhaps, and increasingly electricity. But natural gas? Not so... read more April 14, 2011 by 


 
2011 Ford F-150 EcoBoost burnout

One-Third Of 2011 Ford F-150 Pickups Sold With V-6

MPGs matter, it turns out, even to pickup buyers. Or, perhaps especially to pickup truck buyers. Just four months after Ford added an EcoBoost engine option to its... read more March 29, 2011 by  16


 
2009 dodge ram pickup 006

Electric Pickups: When Will We See Them Again?

Think back to the late 1990s. While the EV1 was making waves smoothly whirring down the freeways and highways of Arizona and California, an altogether more rugged fleet of... read more February 1, 2011 by  7


 
2010 Dodge Ram 1500

Still Dead: Dodge Ram Hybrid Pickup, With Or Without Diesel

It's all very strange. Just last March, Chrysler definitively killed the Ram Hemi Hybrid pickup it had been developing for several years. RIP Hemi Hybrid. Now comes a... read more December 7, 2010 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz Reporter plug-in hybrid pickup truck concept, from MBtech

Mercedes-Benz Reporter: Plug-In Hybrid Pickup Truck Concept

If you're all about saving gasoline--or "displacing petroleum," as energy wonks say--then the place to start may not be passenger cars. It may be commercial vehicles. From... read more September 27, 2010 by 


 
2011 Ford Explorer

Ford Saves Scrap Steel, Stamps Explorer Parts From Pickup Leftovers

A century ago, Henry Ford was known for insisting that parts be shipped to his factories in wooden crates whose slats were sized so they could be reused to build parts of the... read more August 25, 2010 by 


 
2010 Chevrolet Silverado

GM To Invest $890 Million In Making Its V-8 Engines Save Gas

Going green on the road may involve smaller engines, electric cars, and clean diesels, but it also requires making all engines far more fuel efficient. To that end, General... read more April 27, 2010 by  4


 
2009 Dodge Ram

Chrysler's Next Hybrid: 2011 Dodge Ram Hybrid Pickup Still On Track

While Chrysler was an original partner in development of the Two-Mode Hybrid system used in pickups and sport utilities by Chevrolet, GMC, Cadillac, as well as upcoming sport... read more October 27, 2009 by 


 
Sparky the Voltswagen

Inhabitat Lists Top 5 Modified Greenmobiles

Do you ever wish your car came in an electric version? Do you find yourself daydreaming about bio-diesel conversions? If so, the bloggers at Inhabitat have assembled a list... read more October 20, 2009 by 


 
Ford 6.7-liter Power Stroke V-8 diesel engine, to be fitted to 2011 F-Series Super Duty pickups

Ford Super Duty Pickups To Offer Clever PowerStroke Turbodiesel V8

Ford's been around a long time; it just celebrated the 100th birthday of its Model T. Much of its green news these days focuses on its upcoming 2011 Ford Fiesta subcompact... read more August 31, 2009 by  4


 
Ram Hybrid Badge

Spied: Dodge Ram Hybrid

The Hybrid HEMI is on the prowl again. The folks at Leftlane News got some new pictures of what will become Dodge's only hybrid model: the Ram pickup truck. This comes after... read more May 26, 2009 by 


 
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