New Nissan Frontier Promised For 2015, May Arrive With An SUV Sibling

The Nissan Frontier is well-ripe for a redesign and the company says it's finally coming next year. I wouldn't expect Murano levels of futurism, but Nissan planning to prioritize styling while staying close to the current truck's dimensions. Since the Xterra sits on the same F-Platform, it's logical to assume the SUV… » 4/21/14 1:21pm Monday 1:21pm

GM Sets Price For Heavy Duty Pickup CNG Conversion At $9,500

GM's is converting heavy duty Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500 pickups to run on compressed natural gas for $9,500, adding to their CNG-capable fleet that already includes their van lineup and soon the Impala sedan. » 4/15/14 5:46pm 4/15/14 5:46pm

US Government Concludes 360,000 Ford F-150s Don't Need A Recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration had been running an investigation on 2011 to 2013 Ford F-150 pickups over acceleration issues with the 3.5 EcoBoost engine since May, but they've decided it can be sorted through standard service updates it doesn't need to be recalled. » 4/11/14 4:05pm 4/11/14 4:05pm

Chevy Silverado HD High Country Brings More Bling To Work Trucks

To the surprise of nobody GM's introducing a High Country luxury trim variant for the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HDand 3500HD pickups. The gas, CNG, and Duramax diesel will all be available with the saddle brown leather and banjo bangin' Bose stereo I came to like in Chevy's top-tier pickup. » 4/09/14 1:38pm 4/09/14 1:38pm

Ram Says Screw You, We've Got The Most Off-Road Capable Pickup Now

Just days ago, someone close to Ram's off-road efforts wagged their finger at Chrysler for passing on a production pickup with real off-road performance. Today balls'ing up and bringing back the Power Wagon; a truck they claim will own the title of "most off-road-capable" pickup out of the box. » 4/09/14 12:19pm 4/09/14 12:19pm

Why GM Still 'Wouldn't Trade Places With Ram' On Truck Sales

Ram broke a precedent last month, outselling the Chevy Silverado for the first time since 1999. But the same GM spokesman who called out Ram for "buying market share" with killer deals dropped us a line to let us know why he isn't worried about Chrysler's recent victory. » 4/04/14 8:03pm 4/04/14 8:03pm

Leaked GM E-Mail Reveals Furious Backpedaling On Spokesman's Statement

GM Spokesman Jim Cain spoke a bit hastily on Tuesday when Ram posted better March sales than Silverado, saying "It's really easy to deeply discount your truck... to buy market share." He better hope so, because that's exactly what Chevy is gonna try to do. Again. » 4/04/14 12:21pm 4/04/14 12:21pm

Turns Out It's Gonna Suck To Sell Jimmy Fallon A Truck

Jimmy Fallon has been milking the joke of his impending pickup truck purchase on The Tonight Show for weeks, and finally decided to drown under Ford's tidal wave of sales pitches. Unfortunately for whoever actually sells him the truck, he's kind of being a dick about it. » 3/31/14 3:41pm 3/31/14 3:41pm

GM To Start Dealing With New Truck And SUV Recalls Next Month

GM knows you're nervous out about your new pickup or SUV spontaneously combusting since the announcement of another recall related to catastrophic combustion. While issues haven't been detected in that many trucks, it's taken some wind from the sails of the 2015 Suburban launch. » 3/31/14 10:33am 3/31/14 10:33am

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

How The 2014 Chevy Silverado Is The Cheapest New Truck To Own

It's a bold claim, to be sure. But established automotive analysis outfits concur that the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado will have the lowest "ownership cost" of any new truck you can buy in America, almost any way you crunch the numbers. » 3/27/14 1:16pm 3/27/14 1:16pm

This Arctic Tacoma Could Be Cooler Than Top Gear's, And You Can Buy It

The 2010 Toyota Tacoma Polar Expedition Vehicle that set two Guinness records crossing the Antarctic ice cap is one mean green machine, and it's for sale... at the US RUF Porsche distributor in Southfield, Michigan. » 3/19/14 5:30pm 3/19/14 5:30pm