The new flagships of DetroitJan. 15
Along with Ford's pace-setting F series, the redesigned Chevrolet Silverado and Ram 1500 form a collection of trucks that showcase some of the most sophisticated technologies each manufacturer has in its arsenal.
Ford aims Ranger at pickup buyers who want smaller, simpler packageJan. 14
After an eight-year hiatus, Ford is rejoining the midsize pickup market with the 2019 Ranger, which offers buyers some of the features and benefits they could get in an F-150 but with fewer customization options, a smaller footprint and lower price. It features new technology such as a standard 4G-connected Wi-Fi hot spot, FordPass Connect and pre-collision assist.
Can Ranger crash GM's midsize pickup party?Jan. 15
If General Motors struck gold by reviving the Colorado and Canyon midsize pickups four years ago, then Ford had better hope that mine isn't tapped out by the time the Ranger reaches dealerships early next year.
FCA lavishes tech, safety gear on 2019 Ram pickupJan. 15
The long list of engineering, safety, performance and functional improvements -- a bigger and quieter cabin, a stronger frame, more storage and improved fuel efficiency -- in the next Ram half-ton truck signal that FCA is determined to challenge Chevrolet and Ford like never before.
GM to hike output of large crew cab trucks with redesigned 2019sJan. 9
Innovation helps drive decades of dominationOct. 28, 2017
FAN THE FLAMESDec. 25, 2017
Chevrolet forges sleeker, aerodynamic styling on 2019 SilveradoDec. 16, 2017
The Chevy Silverado, GM's top-selling and most profitable nameplate, will be available in more trim lines, with expanded powertrain options, technology and functionality, for 2019. The retooled truck and its GMC counterpart, the Sierra, are the biggest product program ever undertaken by GM.
UPS pre-orders 125 Tesla electric semi-trucks -- largest order yetDec. 19, 2017
Tesla wins largest Semi truck preorder yet, from PepsiCoDec. 12, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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.