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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 ...

GM recalls 2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD, GMC Sierra HD pickups due to fire risk

GM recalls 2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD, GMC Sierra HD...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 06, 2014

General Motors has issued a limited recall on its 2015 heavy duty pickups due to a manufacturing error that could ...

Chrysler recalls 2014 Ram 1500 pickups due to transmission defect

Chrysler recalls 2014 Ram 1500 pickups due to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 30, 2014

Chrysler has initiated a recall on 2014 Ram 1500 for a fairly serious, though not widespread, transmission defect. The automaker is ...

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 ...

Ram outsells Chevrolet Silverado in shakeup that should make GM and Ford take diesel half-tons more seriously

Ram outsells Chevrolet Silverado in shakeup that should...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 02, 2014

We typically don't waste of lot space on pickup truck sales. That's mainly because they're numbers that don't change a ...

Understanding your pickup’s max payload capacity and how helper springs make a smooth ride of a heavy load

Understanding your pickup’s max payload capacity...

Posted by Bruce Smith on Apr 01, 2014

Hauling 55-gallon drums of diesel, a bed full of pit run gravel or pallets of undercarriage parts are an every ...

GM issues recall on all 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra pickups due to fire risk

GM issues recall on all 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 31, 2014

General Motors has issued a recall on all of its latest pickups due to a defect in the transmission oil ...

Cummins celebrates 25 years of turbo diesels with upfit package for 2014 Ram HD pickups

Cummins celebrates 25 years of turbo diesels with upfit...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 26, 2014

It's been 25 years since a Cummins turbo diesel engine was first offered in a Ram pickup and to celebrate ...

2015 Ford F-150′s LED headlamps are a first for pickups, last 5 times longer

2015 Ford F-150′s LED headlamps are a first for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 25, 2014

Not only is the 2015 F-150 lighter, more powerful, equipped with better seats and rust-proof, Ford says it's the first ...

To improve F-150′s seats, Ford hired several 265-pound men to sit down and get up 10,000 times

To improve F-150′s seats, Ford hired several...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 19, 2014

It might sound like an odd methodology, but at least Ford is paying attention to this kind of detail. While developing ...

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: Driver loses control of pickup, survives 40-foot plunge onto a frozen pond

VIDEO: Driver loses control of pickup, survives 40-foot...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 23, 2014

The Ranger was discontinued back in 2011, but after seeing just how "Built Ford Tough" this 2001 model turned out ...

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