Ram Is Committed To Making Small(ish) Diesel Trucks

Until the Duramax-powered Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon show up (supposedly 2016) the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is the smallest diesel pickup you can buy in America, and it's also the most fuel-efficient. Ram is convinced this is What The People Want, and they're about to start building a whole bunch more of them. » 10/01/14 6:10pm 10/01/14 6:10pm

Toyota Is About To Start Building A Lot More Tacomas In Mexico

A third shift is being added to the factory that makes the 2014 Toyota Tacoma in Baja, Mexico. Toyota says they're doing it to free up space at their Texas facility to build more Tundras, I reckon they're sharpening swords for war with the Chevy Colorado.http://truckyeah.jalopnik.com/dealers-want-s... » 9/18/14 3:07pm 9/18/14 3:07pm

This Remanufactured Plane Aims To Make Aviation Less Expensive

A recurring theme has run throughout my time at EAA AirVenture this week — aviation is so expensive. I can't afford to fly. General aviation is by no means a cheap hobby or means of transportation, but Nextant Aerospace is aiming to defer that cost by selling remanufactured planes. » 8/01/14 4:27pm 8/01/14 4:27pm

Jeep Cherokee, Renegade, And Compass Will (Probably) Be Built In China

We know Jeep plans to start building three SUVs in China, some by the end of next year. Chrysler remains tightlipped on exactly which models we'll see there, but based on statements from the people in charge it's a safe bet the Cherokee, Renegade, and Compass are destined for the Chinese market. » 4/29/14 10:22am 4/29/14 10:22am

Ford V6 Trucks Outselling V8s Means Big Changes For Production

Retail registrations for half-ton pickups with V6 engines has grown more than 600% in the last three years. So far this year, more than 57% of Ford's truck sales have been six-bangers. It's enough to make them drop $500M into in their Ohio facility to churn 'em out even faster. » 3/28/14 5:28pm 3/28/14 5:28pm

Ford's New Prototyping Machine Turns Sheet Metal Into Custom Parts

A modern assembly line can churn out a new vehicle every few minutes, but when carmakers want to build and test a prototype, it takes weeks to produce the dies and moulds needed to stamp out a custom one-off part. So Ford has developed a fantastic new prototyping machine that functions kind of like a 3D printer in… » 7/03/13 3:34pm 7/03/13 3:34pm