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Nissan Titan to get Cummins turbodiesel V8 in 2015




By: Richard Truett, Automotive News on 8/21/2013 Related Articles Chrysler Group may have to share with Nissan Motor Co. the stylish chrome capital C and black block letter Turbo Diesel logo that has adorned Ram heavy-duty pickups for nearly a … Continue reading

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GM to release new line of smaller pickups; evaluating names




DETROIT, MI – General Motors plans to roll out a line of completely revamped midsize pickup trucks, with gas mileage and features designed to take sales from Toyota’s market-leading Tacoma. The trucks will replace the aging Chevrolet Colorado and GMC … Continue reading

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Is The Next-Generation Chevy Colorado Two Years Out For The U.S. Market?




Back in October we reported that Chevrolet will be building and selling the next-generation Colorado mid-size pickup truck in the U.S. At that time we had no timeline to go along with the announcement. Today, GM Inside News (GMI) is … Continue reading

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Top Six Spokesmen for Full-size Trucks




Setting brand loyalty completely aside, which of the famous voices and faces of full-size trucks appeal to real truck owners? Granted, they were all hired to sell a product, and their effectiveness as a marketing tool is a worthy debate … Continue reading

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2012 Ram 1500 Laramie Limited Set for 2012 Chicago Auto Show Debut




Just the Facts: The 2012 Ram 1500 Laramie Limited, which is aimed at “affluent pickup truck buyers,” will make its debut in February at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show. Pricing for the Laramie Limited, which goes on sale in the … Continue reading

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Big Money for Classic Pickups at Top Auctions




A 1932 Ford pickup went under the hammer for $250,000 and set the pace for a record truck sale at last week’s 2012 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction. Overall, buyers paid almost $5.4 million (including the auction commission) to take the keys … Continue reading

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Ford Pursues Blast-Proof Vehicles Contracts




Ford Motor Co. (F) is leading a push by commercial-truck makers to challenge defense contractors for a potential $54 billion in work replacing U.S. military Humvees with blast-proof all-terrain vehicles. The Army and Marine Corps plan to open competition Jan. … 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. ‚ÄúTacoma 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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