Trucks

As F-150 Lightning reservations pass 130k, Ford’s EV truck challenge is clear

As F-150 Lightning reservations pass 130k, Ford’s EV truck challenge is clear

Ford has passed the 130,000 mark on reservations for the F-150 Lightning all-electric pickup truck, with the automaker announcing a bumper August 2021 but raising questions around just how fast it can deliver its new EV. Retail sales grew more than 6-percent versus July 2021, Ford confirmed today, thanks to production and inventory improvements, though it's the company's future products which are arguably causing the greatest stir.

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Ford Ranger Splash returns for the 2022 model year

Ford Ranger Splash returns for the 2022 model year

One of the more popular versions of the Ranger pickup in past generations was the Splash. Ford has now confirmed that the Splash Package is returning for the 2022 Ranger. The package includes special orange and black graphics on the side of the body, matte black wheels, and various pieces of orange and black trim inside and outside the vehicle.

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Ram Trucks makes changes to 2022 pickups as the chip shortage continues

Ram Trucks makes changes to 2022 pickups as the chip shortage continues

Automakers all around the world have been hit very hard by the microchip shortage. Some automakers have built vehicles missing critical components that can't be produced because of the chip shortage in hopes they can simply be added down the road making the vehicles ready to sell. A new report has surfaced the claims Ram Trucks has decided to make changes to simplify its 2022 Ram 1500 line to ensure it can produce the trucks ahead of launch.

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Ford’s Maverick pickup wasn’t named after its classic car

Ford’s Maverick pickup wasn’t named after its classic car

To some people, the name Ford Maverick conjures up images of a small car that debuted in 1969 as a 1970 model. The Ford Maverick of that era was designed to battle the growing popularity of imported vehicles and was available in a two-door or four-door body style. In some versions, the car could be considered a muscle car, but it was an economy car for the most part.

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NHTSA warns some 2021 F-150 owners against driving their vehicles

NHTSA warns some 2021 F-150 owners against driving their vehicles

The NHTSA has announced that Ford has issued a recall on model year 2021 F-150 pickups. Trucks covered in the recall are the Super Cab body style, and the recall is due to a problem with seat belts. According to the recall, front seat belt webbing may not be routed correctly inside the vehicle.

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GMC Canyon AT4 OVRLANDX Off-Road Concept teases adventure pickup possibilty

GMC Canyon AT4 OVRLANDX Off-Road Concept teases adventure pickup possibilty

GMC's trucks are on a roll right now, and the automaker has revealed plans for a new, luxury off-roading midsize model. The GMC Canyon AT4 OVRLANDX Off-Road Concept may be short on vowels but it promises plenty for those who enjoy overlanding, including a factory-lifted chassis and burly 33-inch rubber.

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Alpha Wolf electric pickup truck debuts at The Petersen Automotive Museum

Alpha Wolf electric pickup truck debuts at The Petersen Automotive Museum

American startup Alpha Motors Corporation recently debuted its Wolf electric pickup truck at The Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California. When renderings of the Wolf started circling the interweb early this year, it immediately captured the hearts and minds of adventure junkies and ordinary folks for its old-school styling, zero-emissions powertrain, and attractive pricing.

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F-150 Lightning leak says Ford has an enviable problem with its EV truck

F-150 Lightning leak says Ford has an enviable problem with its EV truck

Ford is reportedly doubling production targets for the 2022 F-150 Lightning, aiming to build even more of the all-electric pickups than previously intended in the hope of satisfying apparently unexpected demand. Announced back in May 2021, the F-150 Lightning is the first BEV version of what has long been America's best-selling truck, though opinions were split on whether its reception would be positive or not.

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Volta Zero electric truck begins real-world testing

Volta Zero electric truck begins real-world testing

In many countries worldwide, authorities have deadlines when they want to see gas and diesel-powered vehicles eliminated from the market. Particularly in Europe, those deadlines are looming. Multiple companies are hard at work creating electric vehicles that fill all the specialized areas that combustion vehicles currently operate in.

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Chevy shows off its slick electric Silverado Four-Wheel Steer option

Chevy shows off its slick electric Silverado Four-Wheel Steer option

Most major automakers know that electric pickups will be popular vehicles in the future and are working on bringing them to market. Ford has already detailed its fully electric F-150, and as you might expect, Chevrolet is launching an electric truck of its own. Chevrolet is now showing off the available four-wheel steering system that will be an option on its fully electric Silverado pickup.

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Nissan’s all-new 2022 Frontier truck starts at under $28,000

Nissan’s all-new 2022 Frontier truck starts at under $28,000

In recent years, the mid-size truck market has heated up, with Ford returning to the segment with its iconic Ranger pickup. The Nissan Frontier hasn't traditionally been one of the top sellers in the segment, but that may change with the all-new 2022 Frontier sporting a new engine and significantly improved styling. We knew a lot about the truck, but one big mystery was pricing.

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H2X Global Warrego is a hydrogen-powered Ford Ranger

H2X Global Warrego is a hydrogen-powered Ford Ranger

A company called H2X Global has revealed an interesting pickup based on the Ford Ranger. While typically, the Ranger comes with a turbo four-cylinder under the hood that runs on gasoline, the Warrego runs on a hydrogen fuel cell-powered electric drivetrain. The pickup produces zero emissions and promises to be one of the first vehicles launched by the company on the market.

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