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2015 Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon Mid-Size Pickups Almost Here

2015 Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon Mid-Size Pickups Almost Here

The number of new mid-size pickup trucks has dwindled in recent years, leaving many analysts to wonder what might have been. The speculation will end soon, because a new pair of mid-size trucks is finally nearing showrooms--and in due course, they will offer a high fuel-efficiency diesel engine as... read more

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2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Uses 'Maserati' Engine (Trivia Today)

Well, OK, perhaps the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel doesn't have an engine actually designed by Maserati. But, hey, what other pickup truck can claim to use even the same engine as... read more March 19, 2014 by 


 
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Pickup Logs 8,000 Orders In Three Days

The 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel pickup hasn't quite reached dealers yet, but its high fuel-economy rating is already making an impression on truck buyers. Ram says it received... read more February 21, 2014 by 


 
2015 Ford F-150

Pickup Truck Gas Mileage, 2015 And Beyond: 30 MPG Highway Is Next Hurdle

This year, the big hurdle for pickup-truck gas mileage was 20 miles per gallon combined--and two trucks made it. For 2015, the bar has been raised: The next race is to see... read more February 20, 2014 by 


 
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Pickup Fuel Economy: 23 MPG Combined

How do you make a full-size pickup truck more fuel-efficient? Fitting in a smaller diesel engine seems to be working for Ram. The 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel achieved an EPA... read more February 4, 2014 by 


 
2014 Ford F-150 Tremor

One Ford F-150 Pickup Driver Profile--Why He Likes Electric Cars

As we noted in our roundup of most popular stories last year, the topic of covering pickup trucks turned controversial on Green Car Reports this year. It started with a story... read more January 2, 2014 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ

Why Green Car Reports Writes About Full-Size Pickup Trucks

Once in a while, we're blind-sided by responses to an article we publish--and we learn something in the process. On December 23, we wrote about ways that the all-new 2015... read more December 27, 2013 by 


 
Via Motors Vtrux extended-range electric pickup.

Via Electric Pickup Outdoes Solar Roofs With Solar Tonneau Cover

Think a solar roof is the ultimate electric-car accessory? How about a solar tonneau cover? The maker of plug-in utility vehicles backed by automotive luminary Bob Lutz... read more November 26, 2013 by 


 
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Tested At 28 MPG On Highway

Hybrids and fuel-sipping small cars may get a lot of attention, but improving the gas mileage of pickup trucks can have a huge impact. That's why the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel... read more November 21, 2013 by 


 
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 Ford F-150 Tremor

Toyota And Ford To Go It Alone On Hybrid Trucks After Study

Sometimes the most significant divorces are handled in the most minimalist way. So it was with a brief press statement from Toyota today, noting that after completing a... read more July 23, 2013 by  18


 
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


 
Teaser for Mitsubishi GR-HEV concept

Mitsubishi To Show Hybrid Pickup, 'Suburban Electric' Concepts At Geneva

How long do you think Mitsubishi has been working on electric vehicles? Since a few years before the i-MiEV electric car hit Japanese roads, perhaps? Nope--1966. It surprised... read more February 13, 2013 by  11


 
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2014 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra: Better Gas Mileage From More Efficient Engines

Even big pickup trucks will get significantly higher gas mileage in years to come, and the new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and 2014 GMC Sierra will be no exception. This... read more December 13, 2012 by  10


 
Silverado Hybrid Badge

GM May Kill Two-Mode Hybrid Pickups, SUVs: Report

"We can't provide you with any information related to future product technologies or timing." That's the standard response from carmakers--in this case, from Kevin Kelly... read more September 11, 2012 by  5


 
2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Will Chevy Follow Ford And Offer V-6 Full Size Pickups To Meet MPG Rules?

Just like cars, pickup trucks are under increasing legislative pressure to offer more efficient, higher gas-mileage options to buyers. For Ford, that’s meant offering... read more June 6, 2012 by 


 
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