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2015 Ford F-150 May Show Up at Detroit Auto Show

2015 Ford F-150 Among full-size pickup trucks on the market today, the Ford F-150 hasn't been updated as recently as its biggest rivals, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Ram 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500. That may soon change, as many news publications expect Ford to have the next generation 2015 F-150 on display at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit later this month. Bloomberg reports that the new Ford F-150 will have a body constructed from aluminum, which will greatly ... continue reading»

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New Silverado and Sierra Earn Five-Star Safety Rating

2014 Chevrolet Silverado safety The fully redesigned 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 have been crash tested by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Both the Silverado and Sierra earned five stars in the overall, front and side crash categories and four stars in rollover. So far, the only models tested have been rear- and four-wheel drive crew cab models. Regular and extended cab models haven’t been made available for crash testing yet. General Motors says in a statement ... continue reading»

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2014 Silverado and Sierra 1500 Revealed

General Motors unveiled its fully redesigned 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 on Thursday. The two trucks are mechanically similar, with the same platform and similar powertrains. However GM North American President Mark Reuss says in a press release that “The new Sierra and Silverado are more differentiated than ever in unique features and materials, in their standard content and in their design and details.” The new trucks are available with three all-new engines. According to the press ... continue reading»

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2013 Ford F-150 Unveiled

Ford released details today for the 2013 Ford F-150, which receives a restyled front end and MyFord Touch, among other features. The refreshed full-size pickup truck also gains a new luxury trim level, as well as expanded availability of some of its engines. The 2013 Ford F-150 becomes the latest in Ford’s lineup to gain MyFord Touch, albeit a slightly different version than the one test drivers have complained about in other models. “Ford asserts the touch parameters of ... continue reading»

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Automakers Agree On Standard Pickup Towing Tests for 2013

Today, the Society of Automotive Engineers announced a new system of standards to measure pickup truck towing capacity, with the support of Chevrolet/GMC, Ram, Ford, Honda and Toyota. The standards will go into effect for the 2013 model year. The race to the top of the full-size and heavy-duty pickup classes is a tight one, with each automaker constantly updating and revising its trucks to claim the title of top dog with regards to torque, horsepower or towing and ... continue reading»

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