July 26, 2016 - Product News
The change to high-volume F-150 cabins cuts costs and weight, and adds interior room for SuperCab and SuperCrew buyers.
Tags: Pickup Trucks, Ford, Lightweighting, Large Pickups, Ford Super Duty, Aluminum, 2017-MY
April 4, 2016 - Industry News
The recall, tied to contamination on the electric power steering control circuit board, affects 442 pickup trucks in the 2015 and 2016 model years.
Tags: Recalls, Ram Truck, Ram 1500, 2015-MY, NHTSA, 2016-MY, FCA, Pickup Trucks, Steering
December 15, 2015 - Industry News
Nissan's new engine features four valves per cylinder, variable valve timing and direct fuel injection, and is rated at 390 hp at 5,800 rpm and 401 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,000 rpm.
Tags: Nissan Titan, Engines, Pickup Trucks, V-8 Engine, Large Pickups, 2016-MY
December 8, 2015 - Industry News
Nissan has consolidated its commercial vehicle sales efforts under Fred Diaz as it prepares to launch the Titan XD and other truck products to target "key opportunity areas," the company has announced.
Tags: Pickup Trucks, Nissan, Light-duty vehicles, Nissan Titan, People, Automotive Executives, Fleet Sales
December 2, 2015 - Industry News
The XD is what amounts to a 5/8-ton truck that retains the maneuverability and ride of a half-tonner yet adds cargo hauling capacity without the bulk and expense of a three-quarter-tonner, Nissan people said.
Tags: Pickup Trucks, Nissan, Nissan Titan XD, Cummins ISV5.0
September 23, 2015 - Industry News
Ford introduced the 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty with a number of enhancements including a lighter weight aluminum-alloy body.
Tags: Pickup Trucks, Chassis Cab, Ford, Ford Super Duty
August 4, 2015 - Industry News
The 2016 Ford F-150 will offer increased driver crash protection from the 2015 model, after the extended-cab model didn't earn the top safety rating in an insurance industry crash test, a spokesman told Automotive Fleet.
Tags: Ford F-150, Ford, Pickup Trucks, 2016-MY, IIHS, Crash Tests
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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