Posts from ‘Pickup Trucks’
2018 Ram Rebel Crew Cab 4×4
Class: Large Pickup Truck
Miles driven: 297
Fuel used: 20.8 gallons
Toyota ups its TRD Pro off-road ante at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show with upgraded versions of its 4Runner SUV and Tacoma and Tundra pickups.
DETROIT—Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ Ram truck division took the wraps off a redesigned version of its full-size pickup truck at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The 2019 Ram 1500 is lighter, more aerodynamic, and more fuel-efficient than the vehicle it replaces, and offers several new technology features.
DETROIT—Ford unveiled the long-awaited 2019 version of its Ranger pickup truck at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The revival marks the return of a small/midsize pickup truck to Ford showrooms—the previous Ranger was last sold in the U.S. for the 2011 model year. Per Ford, demand for midsize pickups has risen more than 80 percent since 2014, and is expected to continue to rise.
DETROIT—After a dramatic “sneak peek” unveiling last month at the Chevrolet Trucks 100th Anniversary celebration in Texas, Chevrolet officially introduced the redesigned 2019 Chevrolet Silverado in conjunction with the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The all-new Silverado is lighter, longer, and taller than the current model; offers new technology and convenience features; and gains an all-new available 3.0-liter Duramax diesel 6-cylinder engine.
An important automotive anniversary passed with little fanfare recently. At least, it passed with little fanfare here in the United States.
by Jack Stewart
Note: The following story was excerpted from the February 2016 issue of Collectible Automobile magazine.
Powel Crosley Jr. was an American success story. In 1920 he developed an inexpensive radio and was soon the largest radio manufacturer in the world. Later Crosley built refrigerators; his “Shelvador” was the first to put shelves in the door. For good measure, he also owned a radio station and the Cincinnati Reds baseball team.
For decades, the humble sedan dominated the world of law enforcement. When someone said, “police car,” odds are you pictured a full-size black-and-white sedan.