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If Tom Joad had been driving one of DaimlerChrysler's new Super Ram pickups, he could have taken half of dust bowl Oklahoma out West to find work, and still had room for a game of Parcheesi.

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Overstatement? No comment. Still, if the extended-cab pickup spotted recently indicates the latest escalation in the light-truck wars, we may soon be seeing passenger cabins the length of singlewide trailer homes. A reclining back seat? Perhaps monsieur and madame would like a glass of champagne and a pair of slippers for the ride?

New DCX pickup cures big-cabin fever [The Detroit News]

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