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Bruce Smith

Bruce W. Smith, an Oregon native, is the founding editor of ProPickup magazine and a leading authority on light-duty trucks. In addition to authoring a book on trailer towing, Bruce has spent nearly three decades as a staff editor and photographer for numerous automotive, boating and outdoor publications.

ROAD TEST: 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Crew Cab 4×4 handles well under a heavy load

ROAD TEST: 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Crew Cab 4×4...

Posted on Aug 20, 2014

Toting a yard-and-a-half of bark mulch to a jobsite in the bed is a typical task for a landscaper’s pickup ...

TOWGATE: Ford’s numbers don’t add up in brawl with Ram over heavy-duty pickup towing title

TOWGATE: Ford’s numbers don’t add up in...

Posted on Aug 04, 2014

When there’re billions of dollars in sales on the table, auto manufacturers that build pickups aren’t shy about boasting they’re ...

Safe Under Cover: The best toolboxes for your pickup truck

Safe Under Cover: The best toolboxes for your pickup...

Posted on Aug 01, 2014

One of the first accessories that finds its way onto a work truck is a toolbox, or in some job ...

How to double a Ford F-250/F-350′s driving range with a simple fuel tank install (DIY GALLERY)

How to double a Ford F-250/F-350′s driving range...

Posted on Jul 31, 2014

Most owners of heavy-duty pickups in the trades choose a diesel package over gas because it provides the best power ...

The 7 options you need to consider when buying your next pickup truck

The 7 options you need to consider when buying your...

Posted on Jul 28, 2014

Whether buying or leasing, when it comes time to make those hard decisions on which new pickup rolls into your ...

Displacement Replacement: How the 2015 Ford F-150′s 2.7L EcoBoost packs V8 power into a V6 frame

Displacement Replacement: How the 2015 Ford...

Posted on Jul 24, 2014

It wasn’t that long ago a 2.7-liter V6 with a compacted-graphite-iron (CGI) block, twin turbos, reverse-flow cooling, split-mains, variable-displacement oil ...

FIRST DRIVE: 2015 Ford Super Duty pickups pack powerful improvements over 2014 models

FIRST DRIVE: 2015 Ford Super Duty pickups pack powerful...

Posted on Jul 22, 2014

Rolling hard into the throttle, driving 2015 Ford F-350, Ram 3500, and Chevy 3500HD Silverado duallies while towing 33-foot fifth ...

GM makes 8-speed automatic transmission standard on 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra

GM makes 8-speed automatic transmission standard on...

Posted on Jul 21, 2014

Chevrolet and GMC have confirmed a new eight-speed automatic transmission will be standard on 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra and ...

REVIEW: 2015 GMC Sierra 2500HD Denali 4×4 Crew Cab a luxury work truck that does everything well (PHOTOS)

REVIEW: 2015 GMC Sierra 2500HD Denali 4×4 Crew Cab...

Posted on Jul 03, 2014

It has more power under the hood than most big rigs and an interior that’s as refined and quiet as ...

Ford recalls 5,675 2014 F-150 pickups due to steering defect, issues “Do not drive” warning

Ford recalls 5,675 2014 F-150 pickups due to steering...

Posted on Jun 26, 2014

Ford Motor Co. has announced it is expanding a recall of 2014 F-150 trucks due to an electronic power-assist steering gear problem ...

2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon will launch as most powerful trucks in midsize segment

2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon will launch as...

Posted on Jun 23, 2014

The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon will have the most horsepower in the midsize truck segment when they go ...

Fix your CNG costs ahead of time, save big bucks filling up your trucks down the road

Fix your CNG costs ahead of time, save big bucks...

Posted on Jun 06, 2014

Fuel prices fluctuate dramatically and that price volatility is a source of concern to construction companies with even small fleets. ...

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