Toyota Tacoma Suspension 'Prone To Fracturing:' 690,000 Recalls

The mighty Toyota Tacoma has been taken down a peg by a nasty little issue with the leaf spring suspension. Apparently it's liable to "fracture due to stress and corrosion," which can mean a pointy piece of metal will repeatedly ram into your truck's gas tank and spill its contents all over the road. » 9/29/14 6:49pm Yesterday 6:49pm

​We're Finally Driving The 2015 Ford F-150, What Do You Want To Know?

We've been hearing about the unprecedented construction and immense capability of the 2015 Ford F-150 all year, now I'm finally going to be vetting it for you in person. What should I scrutinize? What are you dying to get a first-person account of? Ask anything and I'll do my best to oblige. » 9/29/14 4:13pm Yesterday 4:13pm

2015 Ford F-150 Can Tow 12,200 Lbs, Carry An Absurd 3,300 Lbs In Bed

The 2015 Ford F-150's maximum towing capacity has been announced at a massive 12,200 pounds, while payload (what it can hold in the bed) is an even more staggering 3,300 pounds. It's a hell of an evolution for the "half-ton" truck segment, which used to stand for a 1,000-lb payload rating. » 9/29/14 7:50am Yesterday 7:50am

Bass Pro Shops Toyota Tundra Is A Cool, Half-Assed Idea

Expensive and awesome outdoor brand lined up with a good half-ton truck: the Bass Pro Shops Edition Toyota Tundra sure sounds like it has a lot of potential. But what it has is a sticker and some bolt-on fender flares. It feels like a missed opportunity for some Toyota-branded coolers and integrated fishing rod… » 9/26/14 5:34pm Friday 5:34pm

The First Modified 2015 Chevy Colorado Has Your Whole Weekend In The Bed

The stock 2015 Chevrolet Colorado did alright in the dirt, but the aftermarket's going to make it a whole lot more fun. Chevy's trying to get the ball rolling on that with this "Colorado Sport" concept, showing off how much fun the truck looks with a roll bar and no air splitter. » 9/25/14 11:54am Thursday 11:54am

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 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