Chevrolet forges sleeker, aerodynamic styling on 2019 SilveradoDec. 16
The Chevrolet Silverado, GM's top-selling and most profitable nameplate, will be sleeker, more aerodynamic and available in more trim lines, with expanded powertrain options, for the 2019 model year. GM introduced the 2019 Silverado LT Trailboss Saturday in Texas.
Tesla wins largest Semi truck preorder yet, from PepsiCoDec. 12
PepsiCo has reserved 100 of Tesla's new electric Semi trucks, the largest-known order of the big rig, as the maker of Mountain Dew soda and Doritos chips seeks to reduce fuel costs and fleet emissions.
GM making big changes to lighten pickupsDec. 11
It would be the largest-scale automotive application of carbon fiber, whose long, labor-intensive production process and high cost relative to steel and aluminum have limited its use mostly to luxury vehicles and sports cars.
GM to use carbon fiber in redesigned pickup bedsDec. 7
GM plans to use carbon fiber for the beds of its redesigned full-size pickups to improve performance and reduce weight. Carbon fiber is considerably stronger and lighter than steel and aluminum, but it's more expensive.
AutoNews Now: GM to use carbon fiber in pickup beds?Dec. 6
Tesla Semi trucks ordered by DHL, Canada's Fortigo FreightNov. 29
Jeep plans optional soft-top on Scrambler pickupNov. 24
Off-lease trucks race toward marketNov. 24
Wall Street ponders impact of Tesla Semi, RoadsterNov. 17
The features of Tesla's new Semi truck steamrolled Wall Street expectations, with an estimated 500-mile driving range that was almost double what analysts had modeled. However, the company's latest product plans -- Tesla also unveiled a new high-end roadster -- broadened the rift between bulls and bears on the stock.
Michigan retail chain in shadow of Detroit 3, others bet early on Tesla SemiNov. 17
Mercedes pickup aims to mimic SUVs' successNov. 20
FCA to offer split, dual-function tailgate on Ram 1500, spy photos revealNov. 15
Spy photographers have caught confirmation that at least some versions of the next-generation Ram 1500 pickup will have a new dual-function tailgate, capable of dropping down or opening up french door style.