Texas fairground set for pickup battlesMon, 26, Sep 2016
Texans' love affair with the pickup truck is being put to the test as the economy softens, dragged down by Houston's contracting energy sector and a strong dollar weighing on the state's sizable export sector. But judging by the wares coming to the Texas State Fair this week, the competition for buyers has only intensified.
Toyota's first Mexico plant manages complex dance by keeping things simpleMon, 12, Sep 2016
Toyota's Tijuana plant must feed the voracious U.S. appetite for the Toyota Tacoma, a pickup truck so popular that it rarely spends more than a week or two on a dealer lot. And so the plant runs 24 hours a day, managing a complex logistical dance that ultimately depends on keeping things as simple as possible.
VW gets a toehold in heavy trucks in N.A.Mon, 12, Sep 2016
For decades, Volkswagen Truck & Bus watched from the sidelines as its global rivals, Daimler Trucks and AB Volvo, entrenched themselves in North America. Now, Volkswagen is a player.
Did FCA get cold feet on converting truck plant?Mon, 12, Sep 2016
Fiat Chrysler may be reconsidering plans to convert its ancient Warren Truck Assembly Plant in suburban Detroit to produce luxury Jeep SUVs once the plant stops making Ram 1500 pickups in 2018.
Nissan's Munoz sees trucks powering market-share gainsThu, 08, Sep 2016
José Muñoz is counting on trucks and more trucks to get Nissan North America closer to its goal of 10 percent market share and beyond, in the truck-crazy U.S. market.