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 Thursday 3:07pm

This Bad-Ass Nissan Titan Built By Facebook Fans Is Heading Off-Road

Over the past few months, Nissan has been modifying a 2014 Titan Crew Cab PRO-4X for an Alaskan off-road adventure with the help of its Facebook fans, who voted on a selection of options for each major upgrade. It came out looking incredible, now we'll see how it holds up! » 9/11/14 10:46am 9/11/14 10:46am

Ford Is Planning A Rear-Wheel Drive Hybrid: Will It Be F-150 Or Mustang?

Ford is officially hiring a "Rear Wheel Drive Hybrid Systems Engineer, Hybrid Vehicle Team." Of all the applications I could see for a rear-drive hybrid in Ford's lineup, a lightweight pickup truck seems to be the most likely. But there are certainly other directions they could go with the technology. » 9/09/14 12:23pm 9/09/14 12:23pm

GM Truck Sales Just Beat Ford F-Series For The First Time This Year

Ford takes every opportunity it can to remind us their F-Series trucks have been the best-selling vehicles in America for more than thirty years, but there's a little more to the story. Between the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra lineups, GM has outsold Ford on full-size trucks in eight of the last 16 years. » 9/08/14 9:55am 9/08/14 9:55am

2015 Ford F-450 Meets SAE Tow Standard, Ram Refuses To Rescind Top Title

Ford has adopted the SAE J2807 towing-capacity measurement standard for their F-450 crew cab 4x4 pickup and maintained its insane 31,200 pound rating. They really want to end this "best-in-class" dispute with Ram, but Chrysler still won't concede that silly title. » 9/02/14 9:33am 9/02/14 9:33am

I'm Taking The 2014 Ram Power Wagon On An Adventure, Ask Me Anything

The 2014 Ram Power Wagon is purported to be the most off-road capable work truck you can buy off a showroom floor. It lacks the dune-jumping legs of a Ford Raptor, but with 14.5" of ground clearance and electronically disconnecting sway bars it should be able to crawl over all the twigs you can find. » 8/27/14 4:42pm 8/27/14 4:42pm

Does 'Best In Class' Really Make You Want To Buy A Car Or Truck?

"Best In Class" has been a favorite phrase for car commercials and billboards forever, particularly in the pickup truck market. Now that Ram and Ford are raging especially hard over who's "Best In Class For Towing," it's time to settle the real debate: does anyone give a damn? » 8/26/14 1:41pm 8/26/14 1:41pm

A Brief History Of How The Aftermarket Invented GM's 4WD Trucks

Just after World War II, Willys Jeeps and Dodge Power Wagons were first to sell 4WD trucks to consumers. GM, Ford, and even Studebaker saw the demand for trucks with a transfer case, but before they could offer their own 4WD systems cost-effectively they outsourced it to the aftermarket. » 8/21/14 9:35am 8/21/14 9:35am