Making of an ICON - The Chevy Thriftmaster Truck

After five minutes of talking with Jonathan Ward you can fully grasp the depth of his automotive passion. It's infectious to hear him discuss his love for the aesthetics of a bygone era. The love he has for the masters of industrial design. People like Raymond Loewy get him excited and he perks up in his chair to tell… » 2/10/14 12:31pm 2/10/14 12:31pm

Chevy Super Bowl Ad: You Will Die If You Buy A Ford

Dropping any artifice of civility in the back-and-forth sniping between Chevy and Ford, this year's Silverado ad comes out and says what they've only been wiling to say behind closed doors: buy our competitors vehicle and you will die. You will be dead. Six-feet under. And your family. You will all die a horrible… » 2/03/12 10:30am 2/03/12 10:30am

Honda Ridgeline The GM Truck Of The Future?

After disclosing yesterday that the GMT900 full-size truck/SUV platform will likely last beyond its original 2012 expiration date, a new report says that future trucks may appear on the Lambda platform. Using Lambda, the foundation for current GM SUVs such as the GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave, would mark a shift away… » 6/20/08 9:20am 6/20/08 9:20am

This Is Our Country, This Is Our Truck...And It Will Be For Quite Some…

General Motors is planning to extend the current product cycle on its full-size trucks and SUVs, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. New designs had been expected to come in time for the 2012 model year. However GM spokesperson Tom Wilkinson told the Journal that GM was "looking at the whole product portfolio"… » 6/19/08 9:20am 6/19/08 9:20am

A Quartet Of Chevy Pickups Down On The Denver Street


Since Truck Monday has been a Down On The Street tradition for quite a few weeks, we might as well extend the concept to DOTS Bonus Edition. And who else but Denver's Kitt could go out and find not just one but four cool old Chevy pickups for us? We got what appears to be a '69, a '70, a '72, and a '77, each earning… » 3/31/08 1:30pm 3/31/08 1:30pm