Toyota edges higher; Tacoma sales strong in SeptemberMon, 03, Oct 2016
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. said September sales rose 1.5 percent to 197,260 vehicles, with strong light-truck volume -- led by the Tacoma -- offsetting weak car demand.
Ford Motor's light-vehicle sales fall 8%Mon, 03, Oct 2016
Ford Motor Co. posted double-digit declines for 11 of its 22 U.S. nameplates last month as its light-vehicle sales fell 8.1 percent from what it described as an unusually strong September 2015. Ford said its light-truck sales were down 2.9 percent, while cars plunged 21 percent. Sales declined 2.6 percent for the company's top-selling vehicle, the F-series pickup.
Zetsche, Ghosn bullish on pickupsSat, 01, Oct 2016
Dieter Zetsche has big plans to put Mercedes-Benz into the premium pickup business, and he is relying on Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn to help make it happen.
Ram packs Rebel with supercharged, 575-hp V-8Thu, 29, Sep 2016
Fiat Chrysler's Ram brand introduced a high-powered, off-road concept version of the Ram Rebel, dubbed the Rebel TRX, Thursday at the State Fair of Texas. The concept pickup features a 575-hp, 6.2-liter, supercharged V-8 engine, making it the most powerful pickup FCA has ever built.
Uber to move freight, target trucking for the long haulWed, 28, Sep 2016
With its recent acquisition of self-driving truck startup Otto, Uber Technologies is plotting its entry into the long-haul trucking business, aiming to establish itself as a freight hauler and a technology partner for the industry.
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.