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Extang Tonneau Covers Save America 60 Million Gallons of Gas a Year




Here is how they do it! There are conservatively 500,000 Extang Tonnos on the road everyday and based on the average gas savings, we save America 60 million gallons of gas per year or approximately $100,000,000. Studies show the average … Continue reading

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Undercover Flex Tonneau Cover




The Next Generation of Folding Covers Undercover’s Flex Folding Cover combines the best of both worlds; the security of a hard locking cover and the convenience of a soft cover. Constructed from the best materials available, Flex will withstand the abuse … Continue reading

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Nissan’s Ghosn directly confirms next-generation Titan pickup




This afternoon at a Detroit Auto Show media roundtable event, Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn unequivocally confirmed that Nissan will build a next-generation Titan pickup. “We are going to replace it. We are going to present in every segment in the … Continue reading

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GM Prez: 2013 Chevrolet Colorado Pickup to Target Tacoma




GM Prez: 2013 Chevrolet Colorado Pickup to Target Tacoma, Could Spin Off a GMC Version The upcoming Chevy Colorado pickup truck will directly target the Toyota Tacoma, says GM North America president Mark Reuss. “Tacoma is the volume leader. We … Continue reading

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Ford hits 100,000 truck sales with V-6 EcoBoost engine




DECEMBER 21, 2011 Ford Motor Co.’s gamble that consumers would embrace a fuel-efficient V-6 in their F-150 full-size pickup hit a milestone Wednesday with confirmation that 100,000 trucks with the smaller EcoBoost engine have been sold this year. The last … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions: RetraxONE Tonneau Cover




1. How Does RetraxONE Work? The patented RetraxONE truck bed cover is unique because it is manufactured from polycarbonate, a durable thermoplastic commonly known as LEXAN®. This low-profile design incorporates a front cover that is flush with the rolling cover; … Continue reading

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Retrax Tonneau Covers vs. The Competition




RetraxONE vs. The Competition (Product Differences) RetraxONE Product Benefits The Competition Rolling Cover A durable thermoplastic commonly known as LEXAN® that is UV treated for protection from the sun. Vinyl glued or stapled to aluminum slats. Strength The cover is reinforced … Continue reading

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Retrax Tonneau Cover Testimonials




Not a question, just a Thanks! I bought my first Retrax cover in 2005 and was impressed. It was on my 2004 Dodge Ram show truck. In 2008 I bought my second Retrax cover for a 2008 Dodge Ram (show … Continue reading

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Ford Truck Sales Rise For Second Straight Year




Shares of Ford (F) are up nearly 3% today after reporting strong sales for the year and December. One encouraging aspect of the report was the strength in its F-series trucks, which are among the company’s most profitable vehicles. The … Continue reading

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Report: Future Ford F-150 Sheds Weight Through Aluminum, Magnesium




Seeing as weight has long been the Achilles’ heel of full-size trucks, Ward’s Auto reports that Ford will be taking fuel economy head-on in the next generation F-150 by making extensive use of weight-saving materials like aluminum as it seeks … Continue reading

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