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Automakers say 75% of new pickups will be made of aluminum by 2025

Automakers say 75% of new pickups will be made of...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 13, 2014

By 2025, more than 75 percent of all new pickup trucks produced in North America will be aluminum-bodied, according to ...

Ford reveals 10 torture tests for 2015 F-150 including shrapnel, acid bath, frame twisting (GIFs, VIDEO)

Ford reveals 10 torture tests for 2015 F-150 including...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 09, 2014

When the 2015 F-150 was announced in January a lot of people wondered just how durable a pickup with an ...

Ford’s 2015 F-150 has triggered a “stampede” on aluminum among competing automakers

Ford’s 2015 F-150 has triggered a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 18, 2014

The weight-shaving and redesigned aluminum body on the new 2015 Ford F-150 turned more than the heads of customers and ...

VIDEO: Ford’s new 3D printer can make car parts from sheet metal in just a few hours

VIDEO: Ford’s new 3D printer can make car parts...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 18, 2013

By this point, everyone's pretty familiar with 3D printing technology. It can be really useful for prototyping and designing new ...

Diesel-powered Volkswagen Passat sets world record for fuel economy on tour of 48 states

Diesel-powered Volkswagen Passat sets world record for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 25, 2013

Add another feather in the cap of diesel engines. Volkswagen's diesel-powered Passat TDI recently went on a road trip of ...

Fuel economy tops list of reasons why a third of Americans are considering diesel vehicles

Fuel economy tops list of reasons why a third of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 13, 2013

Seeing the surging interest in diesel-powered vehicles here in the U.S. as of late, the National Association for Convenience and ...

GM offers free 2-year/24k-mile maintenance with 2014 Chevy, GMC and Buick models

GM offers free 2-year/24k-mile maintenance with 2014...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 10, 2013

General Motors has announced that it will begin offering free maintenance to customers who purchase or lease new 2014 Chevrolet, ...

Full-size pickup sales up 25% annually thanks to home construction, energy sector

Full-size pickup sales up 25% annually thanks to home...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2013

Automakers saw sales of full-size pickups soar 24.7 percent in the last year, thanks to recent increased demand from those ...

Ford, GM will co-develop nine- and 10-speed transmissions

Ford, GM will co-develop nine- and 10-speed...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 16, 2013

Ford and General Motors have announced that the two companies have signed an agreement to work together in the development ...

Is 2013 the “Year of the Diesel”?

Is 2013 the “Year of the Diesel”?

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 28, 2013

In its latest issue, Popular Mechanics makes a fairly bold prediction: 2013 will go down as the "Year of the ...

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