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2020 Jeep Gladiator Review: You can’t always get what you want

2020 Jeep Gladiator Review: You can’t always get what you want

The word "iconic" is overused, but the 2020 Jeep Gladiator stands a better chance than most of earning it. It's still hard to believe that it took the automaker this long to make a pickup, but you can't argue with the results, at least when it comes to looks. Clearly related to the Wrangler, but not merely the SUV with a bed slung on the back, it's enough to make rival midsize pickups look positive soft.

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The new 2021 Ford F-150 will be revealed June 25: Here’s what to expect

The new 2021 Ford F-150 will be revealed June 25: Here’s what to expect

Ford will officially reveal the all-new 2021 F-150 truck on June 25, the automaker has confirmed, the hotly-anticipated update to the best-selling pickup. With physical events off the calendar, Ford will be unveiling the new F-150 via webcast, with the presentation expected to kick off at 8pm ET (5pm PT).

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2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid asks a tough range question

2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid asks a tough range question

Ford's much-vaunted F-150 Hybrid pickup may not be quite the green machine that some have been hoping for, according to a new report about the automaker's electrification plans. The 2021 F-150 Hybrid will be the first truck in the lengthy history of the nameplate to use a gas-electric drivetrain, and the first step Ford is taking toward an all-electric model. Question is, will it be EV-enough for plug-in hybrid fans?

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Watching Hennessey’s ridiculous MAXIMUS pickup leap sand dunes is vicarious quarantine fun

Watching Hennessey’s ridiculous MAXIMUS pickup leap sand dunes is vicarious quarantine fun

Coronavirus lockdown may be holding you hostage at home, but that doesn't mean you can't live vicariously through Hennessey's beastly (and faintly ridiculous) MAXIMUS 1000 pickup going crazy across the sand dunes. Announced last year, the latest product of tuning firm Hennessey took the Jeep Gladiator pickup and gave it a 1,000 horsepower Hellcat V8 upgrade.

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Mercedes is killing the pickup you probably forgot existed

Mercedes is killing the pickup you probably forgot existed

Mercedes-Benz hasn't been short on body styles over the past few years, but the most unexpected for the German automaker was probably the X-Class, its pickup truck. Announced back in 2016, the X-Class was to be Mercedes' push into utility. Instead, the automaker has confirmed, it's getting the axe.

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GM reveals ambitious $2.2 billion EV plan to make its all-electric plant

GM reveals ambitious $2.2 billion EV plan to make its all-electric plant

General Motors plans to pump $2.2 billion into converting a plant to solely build battery-electric vehicles, the automaker behemoth has confirmed today. The investment will not only see the Detroit-Hamtramck facility converted into a state-of-the-art location for GM's sizable plans for EV growth, but also involve a considerable increase in employment there.

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Hummer EV pickup tipped for GMC Super Bowl teaser

Hummer EV pickup tipped for GMC Super Bowl teaser

A new Hummer, reborn as an all-electric pickup, could be revealed during the Super Bowl, as General Motors brings back the classic nameplate with a very different ethos. Rumors of a Hummer reboot have circulated for some time now, as GM looks to pin recognizable branding to the electrified vehicles it aims to make a significant part of its portfolio.

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Ford details 2021 autonomous car production amid $1.45bn investment

Ford details 2021 autonomous car production amid $1.45bn investment

Ford has detailed its multi-million dollar plans to build autonomous vehicles in Michigan, part of a $1.45 billion scheme to reinvent its auto business and catch up in electrification. The news comes shortly after Ford unveiled its first all-electric crossover, the 2021 Mustang Mach-E, which has already proved controversial among muscle-car fans.

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We’ve been comparing the Tesla Cybertruck all wrong

We’ve been comparing the Tesla Cybertruck all wrong

Elon Musk might enjoy comparing the Tesla Cybertruck to the best-selling Ford F-150, but a new filing from the automaker suggests that's not quite a like-for-like showdown for the electric pickup. Revealed at the end of November, the Cybertruck is Tesla's most divisive vehicle so far, with love-it-or-hate-it angular styling to go with its all-electric drivetrain.

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Tesla Cybertruck: 6 things Elon Musk just confirmed

Tesla Cybertruck: 6 things Elon Musk just confirmed

Tesla launch events are great, but as every keen EV follower knows, it's Elon Musk's Twitter that's the real firehose of news. The outspoken CEO has been full-throated in his enthusiasm for the Tesla Cybertruck since the avant-garde electric pickup broke cover on Thursday night, and now we're getting an even better understanding of how it will help shape Tesla's range in the future.

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Tesla Cybertruck reservation count revealed by Elon Musk

Tesla Cybertruck reservation count revealed by Elon Musk

The Tesla Cybertruck may have proved unexpectedly divisive with its retro-futuristic design, but early reservations for the all-electric pickup have still been impressive. Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed today just how many people coughed up a $100 refundable deposit for the EV truck, as well as a breakdown of which configurations they're most interested in.

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Tesla’s Cybertruck is an audacious and polarizing gamble

Tesla’s Cybertruck is an audacious and polarizing gamble

Elon Musk's ability to show you a prototype, proclaim it Tesla's next big electric vehicle, and extract thousands of dollars in reservations is unparalleled in the auto industry. The Tesla Cybertruck puts that talent into stark relief, capping an LA Auto Show week with something genuinely jaw-dropping; something which made online spats over whether Ford's Mustang Mach-E was a "proper" Mustang seem like nitpicking.

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