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2021 Ford F-150 revealed: New hybrid, extra tech and more practicality

2021 Ford F-150 revealed: New hybrid, extra tech and more practicality

America's favorite truck has its long-anticipated upgrade, with the new 2021 Ford F-150 making its debut today. Now in its fourteenth generation, the new F-150 promises more usable functionality along with a host of new tech features, the option of hands-free assisted driving, and a hybrid engine available for the first time.

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2021 Ford F-150 new lights, tech & an unusual seat teased

2021 Ford F-150 new lights, tech & an unusual seat teased

Ford will double down on tech and cabin features in the new 2021 F-150, though the biggest changes to the best-selling pickup look set to be hidden from sight. The automaker plans to reveal the new truck on June 25, though a combination of leaked and early-announced features have already given us a solid idea of what to expect.

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The electric truck wars are getting interesting

The electric truck wars are getting interesting

No longer can the automotive industry afford to move at its old, glacial pace, not when the players in the electric truck wars are starting to show their hands. Pickups, vans, and utility vehicles in general have typically lagged behind their passenger vehicle counterparts when it comes to embracing new tech, but with no reasonable person able to write off electrification as a passing fad, it's time for trucks to get charged up.

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Ford: Expect all-electric F-150 in next 2 years as VW EV deal deepens

Ford: Expect all-electric F-150 in next 2 years as VW EV deal deepens

Ford's all-electric F-150 will be launched within the next two years, the automaker has confirmed today, part of a big push into EVs that also see it partner with Volkswagen on further electrification. Teased for some time now, the F-150 EV will go beyond the hybrid version of the best-selling pickup truck we're expecting to see revealed soon, and switch to an entirely electric drivetrain.

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Nikola Badger electric pickup price and reservation date confirmed

Nikola Badger electric pickup price and reservation date confirmed

Nikola's Badger pickup and Tesla Cybertruck rival will open for reservations at the end of June, the automaker has confirmed, promising an unusual hydrogen-electric hybrid drivetrain. Revealed earlier this year, the pickup should be able to drive up to 600 miles, Nikola claims, half of which from its battery, and the remainder from a hydrogen fuel cell.

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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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