December 31, 2014 - Industry News
Ford will launch a comprehensive marketing campaign for its aluminum-body 2015 F-150 pickup during the first-ever college football playoff on New Year's Day with TV commercials, Web episodes, radio ads, event marketing, and a mobile device campaign.
Tags: Ford F-150, Pickup Trucks, Ford, Advertising, 2015-MY
September 19, 2014 - Industry News
Chrysler's gamble to spin off its pickup truck division at the tail end of the recession has paid off, as the company has increased its market share of the pickup market by 10 percent since creating the Ram Truck division, reports the New York Times.
Tags: Ram Truck, Chrysler, Automotive Executives, Pickup Trucks
August 21, 2014 - Industry News
The total value of shipments in the heavy-duty truck manufacturing business have increased the most of three vehicle classes over the past five-years, according to new 2012 Economic Census statistics released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Tags: SUV, Vans, Economy, Pickup Trucks, OEM, Light-Duty Trucks, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Vehicle Manufacturing, Manufacturing
July 29, 2014 - Industry News
A 2015 F-150 Lariat SuperCrew 4x4 with a 2.7L V-6 EcoBoost engine scaled at 4,942 pounds, while a comparable 2014 F-150 Lariat SuperCrew 4x4 with a 5.0L V-8 weighed 5,674 pounds.
Tags: Ford F-150, Pickup Trucks, Ford, Lightweighting
July 16, 2014 - Industry News
Ford feels it has bragging rights and showed why at a ride-and-drive event for trade-press reporters this week in West Virginia. A first-person report from Senior Editor Tom Berg.
Tags: Ford Super Duty, Power Stroke diesel, Ford, Test Drive, Pickup Trucks
June 18, 2014 - Industry News
Horsepower and torque ratings announced by General Motors will make its 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickups the most powerful in the midsized truck segment, the company claims.
Tags: Chevrolet, Pickup Trucks, Colorado, General Motors, GMC, Mid-Size Pickups, Canyon, Light-Duty Trucks, Engines
June 5, 2014 - Industry News
Pickups still account for the majority of diesel vehicles, but cars and other passenger vehicles are increasingly powered by the compression-ignition engines.
Tags: Pickup Trucks, Diesel Technology Forum, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Clean Diesel Vehicles
February 7, 2014 - Industry News
A Cummins-Nissan project is testing the ‘viability’ of light diesel pickups for North America, and gauging customer interest in the idea.
Tags: Cummins, Pickup Trucks, Nissan, Diesel Engines
February 6, 2014 - Industry News
CNG-gasoline capability will be available in all cab and pickup bed sizes in 2500 and 3500 HD series, while compact van offers economy and cargo-carrying capability, GM says.
Tags: Bi-Fuel, General Motors, GMC, Compact Vans, Chevrolet, Pickup Trucks, CNG, Chevrolet City Express, Chevrolet Silverado
February 10, 2013 - Industry News
Nissan is planning to build an all-new version of its Titan full-size pickup truck, though the automaker hasn't yet announced a timeline for this new vehicle. The automaker said it wants this new vehicle to appeal to fleet and skilled-trade customers in addition to retail buyers.
Tags: Nissan, Nissan NV200, Nissan Titan, Pickup Trucks, Large Pickups
February 8, 2013 - Industry News
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. unveiled the redesigned 2014 Tundra full-size pickup truck at a press conference at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show.
The 2014 Tundra will be redesigned, inside and out, representing the first major change since the launch of the current generation for the 2007 model year.
Tags: Toyota, Pickup Trucks, Light-Duty Trucks
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