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The Tesla pickup truck is already built (in Elon Musk’s head, anyway)

The Tesla pickup truck is already built (in Elon Musk’s head, anyway)

The Tesla pickup truck is still on the roadmap, CEO Elon Musk is insisting, though you probably shouldn't hold your breath for the all-electric load hauler. While the EV-maker is busy trying to ramp up production of the Model 3, and work its way through some of the hundreds of thousands of reservations for the electric sedan, that hasn't stopped Musk from stoking enthusiasm for a more workhorse-like model.

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UPS just placed a huge Tesla Semi reservation

UPS just placed a huge Tesla Semi reservation

The Tesla Semi just got another high-profile customer, with UPS announcing it too plans to add the all-electric truck to its fleet. The delivery behemoth confirmed today that it has placed a reservation for 125 of the Tesla trucks, having worked with the EV company to make sure the haulage vehicle is up to its demands.

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Hennessey VelociRaptor 6×6 is six-wheel F-150 Raptor madness

Hennessey VelociRaptor 6×6 is six-wheel F-150 Raptor madness

It's hard to imagine a time when Ford's pleasingly over-the-top F-150 Raptor isn't enough, but for those rare occasions tuner Hennessey's six-wheeled upgrade is going into production. The Hennessey VelociRaptor 6x6 takes a "regular" F-150 Raptor SuperCrew and then sets about turning it into something fit for escaping tyrannosaurs in. That means an engine upgrade along with an extra set of wheels.

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Chevrolet reveals first look at 2019 Silverado pickup

Chevrolet reveals first look at 2019 Silverado pickup

The 2018 Detroit Auto Show doesn't start until mid-January, but Chevrolet has decided to pull the wraps of its newest truck a bit early, offering an early peak at the 2019 Silverado. The all-new pickup was unveiled at the Texas Motor Speedway this weekend, and while technical details won't be shared until next month, Chevy used the opportunity to highlight some of the Silverado's key differences against the Ford F-150.

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Thor Trucks electric big rig aims to put the hammer down on Tesla Semi

Thor Trucks electric big rig aims to put the hammer down on Tesla Semi

The electric car world might count Tesla as the biggest name in EVs, but there is always growing competition. Tesla was the first major manufacturer to roll out an all-electric big rig, but it isn’t the last. A new contender has stepped into the ring and it is called Thor Trucks.

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GM Planning to use carbon fiber in truck beds

GM Planning to use carbon fiber in truck beds

It's only been a few model years since Ford started using lots of aluminum in the bed of their trucks to help reduce weight while increasing performance and fuel economy. Other automakers are planning to follow suit. GM is looking to a more modern material in its efforts to reduce the weight and improve the performance of its full-size trucks.

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5 ways the Bollinger B1 is the 21st Century’s electric Defender

5 ways the Bollinger B1 is the 21st Century’s electric Defender

What would the modern Land Rover Defender look like? That's something Jaguar Land Rover is currently working on, but startup Bollinger Motors thinks it has got there already. The Bollinger B1 truck may look like the sort of rugged off-roader that could storm through war zones or conquer farmland, but it's also based on a custom electric platform for zero emissions. We caught up with the intriguing truck at the LA Auto Show 2017 to find out more.

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GMC Sierra All Mountain concept dominates the snow in Vail, Colorado

GMC Sierra All Mountain concept dominates the snow in Vail, Colorado

GMC has whipped up what might be the ultimate truck for conquering the snowy mountain roads and fields of Vail, Colorado. The truck is the 2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD All Mountain concept. The truck is said to be a one-of-a-kind snow-climbing machine. Rather than rolling on big wheels and tires, this concept has four tank-like treads.

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The Tesla Semi already has some big-name reservations

The Tesla Semi already has some big-name reservations

The new Tesla Semi has already found some high-profile buyers, with Walmart and more confirming they've placed reservations for the all-electric truck. Unveiled last night, the Tesla Semi does away with traditional diesel engines altogether and, like the California automaker's cars, replaces them with high-powered electric motors. The big pitch is zero-emissions shipping and less maintenance.

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Tesla Semi revealed: 500 mile range and 0-60 mph in 5s

Tesla Semi revealed: 500 mile range and 0-60 mph in 5s

Tesla has revealed the Tesla Semi, the electric car company's first truck, and as you'd expect it's quite the vehicle. Designed to transport up to 80,000 pounds - the maximum permitted on US highways - it can't quite escape Tesla CEO Elon Musk's obsession with electric speed. That makes for some fairly crazy figures.

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6 key Tesla Truck facts we need to hear today

6 key Tesla Truck facts we need to hear today

Tesla CEO Elon Musk doesn't believe in making his life easy. Model 3 production may only be slowly ramping up now, but that hasn't stopped the electric-obsessed automaker from holding a whizz-bang launch for its next product, the Tesla truck. It's a chance today to finally see the vehicle that Musk has promised will revolutionize haulage: here are the big questions he needs to answer.

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Ram’s 2018 1500 Hydro Blue Sport pickup is about as subtle as a Raptor

Ram’s 2018 1500 Hydro Blue Sport pickup is about as subtle as a Raptor

Trucks going green may be the next big thing in pickups, but Ram clearly didn't get the memo: instead, it's gone seriously blue. The 2018 Ram 1500 Hydro Blue is the truck-maker's last special-edition Sport model of the year, and if you're the shy and retiring type on the road it probably isn't the transportation for you.

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