Toyota's other big project in North TexasMon, 13, Mar 2017
Honda sued by Texas woman over injuries from Takata airbagTue, 01, Nov 2016
A Texas woman has sued Honda and the U.S. subsidiary of airbag maker Takata for at least $1 million, claiming she was badly injured when the ammonium nitrate propellant in her car exploded in a low-speed accident.
Toyota leaps into mobility planningMon, 24, Oct 2016
Toyota is working with the city of Plano, Texas, along with nearby municipalities, transit agencies and local employers on a broad study of how to reduce traffic congestion and improve the use of public transportation.
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor's V-6 will generate 450 hpThu, 29, Sep 2016
The twin turbo 3.5-liter V-6 engine in the second generation of Ford's over-the-top off-road performance truck, the F-150 Raptor, generates 450 horsepower and 510 pounds-feet of torque, Ford said at the State Fair of Texas.
GM packs more pickup into diesel V-8Thu, 29, Sep 2016
The heavy-duty versions of the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups will be available early next year with a new version of the 6.6-liter Duramax V-8 turbodiesel that is the most powerful engine General Motors has ever offered in its pickups.
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.
Ford, NFL launch expanded marketing relationship with F seriesWed, 07, Sep 2016
The Blue Oval and “The Shield” are further strengthening their marketing relationship. On Wednesday, Ford revealed that the F series is now the official truck of the National Football League, signing a three-year partnership. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Takata truck blast revives concerns over airbag propellantThu, 01, Sep 2016
Critics of embattled airbag manufacturer Takata Corp. said last week's deadly explosion of a truck carrying parts to its Mexican factory underscores questions about the safety of the chemical compound at the center of the largest automotive recall in U.S. history.
Fatal Takata truck blast was 'like a big bomb,' sheriff saysTue, 30, Aug 2016
The truck carrying Takata airbag inflators exploded “like a big bomb,” said the Texas sheriff whose officers rushed the scene. The cause of the grisly accident last week isn't known, he said, and the damage was so extensive that a woman killed in the blast was identified only through dental records.
Takata says truck carrying airbag inflators exploded; 1 dead, 4 injuredMon, 29, Aug 2016
A truck transporting Takata airbag inflators and propellants that are at the center of a global recall exploded in Texas last week, resulting in one death and four injuries, the embattled auto parts supplier said today.
Chevy dealership in Texas targeted by thieves; wheels stolen from 48 vehiclesThu, 25, Aug 2016
Thieves broke in and stole more than $200,000 worth of wheels and tires off 48 new vehicles at a dealership in Tyler, Texas, last weekend. Tyler Police Department Public Information Officer Don Martin said the incident occurred around 1 a.m. Sunday at Peltier Chevrolet.
Dallas dealership group fined for violating 2014 FTC consent orderThu, 18, Aug 2016
Southwest Kia, which operates three dealerships in the Dallas area, will pay an $85,000 penalty to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission that it violated a 2014 consent order that prohibited it from deceptive advertising, the agency said.