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2021 GMC Sierra 1500 AT4 Review – Desirable Diesel

2021 GMC Sierra 1500 AT4 Review – Desirable Diesel

Out in the midwest, a bright red 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 AT4 Duramax Turbo-Diesel will turn more heads than a supercar. Welcomed by my new pickup brethren with raised thumbs, nonchalant nods, and turning heads, it was a stark reminder that - for much of the US - the flexibility and styling of a truck still makes them the go-to mode of transport. After living with the Sierra, for the most part I could understand why.

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Oshkosh Defense wins USPS contract to modernize postal delivery vehicle fleet

Oshkosh Defense wins USPS contract to modernize postal delivery vehicle fleet

The United States Postal Service has announced that it has awarded a contract to Oshkosh Defense worth multiple billions of dollars to modernize the postal delivery vehicle fleet. We've all seen the vehicles that the USPS uses currently as they deliver mail around cities all over the country. Under the contract award, Oshkosh Defense will finalize the Next Generation Delivery Vehicle (NGDV) design.

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2021 Shelby F-250 Super Baja is a pickup monster with 1,050 lb-ft of torque

2021 Shelby F-250 Super Baja is a pickup monster with 1,050 lb-ft of torque

If your big truck needs are bigger than most, then the 2021 Shelby F-250 Super Baja may well fit the ticket. Shelby American's latest riff off of Ford's burly pickups, the new Super Baja is baed on the already popular three-quarter ton truck, but with torque cranked up beyond 1,000 lb-ft for some serious off-road and towing potential.

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Ford issues recalls on older trucks and the new Bronco Sport

Ford issues recalls on older trucks and the new Bronco Sport

The automotive industry is still trying to recover completely from the Takata airbag debacle that saw millions of cars worldwide recalled due to potentially deadly airbags. Ford recently issued two additional recalls on older vehicles that might have had obsolete Takata parts installed during repairs after the Takata recall was completed.

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2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid Pro Power generator saves the day for Texas man

2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid Pro Power generator saves the day for Texas man

Texas residents have been hit extremely hard by severe winter weather over the last week, bringing significant amounts of snow and ice, leading to power outages widely across the state. Many Texas residents spent days without electricity or water as the winter storm brought the Texas infrastructure crashing down. One Houston-area resident is the owner of a 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid pickup with an integrated Pro Power generator on board.

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2021 Roush Super Duty pickup adds style and performance

2021 Roush Super Duty pickup adds style and performance

The 2021 Ford Super Duty pickup offers impressive performance and towing capability right out of the box. Aftermarket tuner Roush has been taking Ford vehicles, including the iconic Mustang and Ford trucks, and giving them more style and performance for a very long time. Roush has announced the 2021 Super Duty pickup that improves the Ford Super Duty performance and improves styling with new components for the outside and interior of the truck.

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2021 Ram 1500 HFE EcoDiesel gets 33 MPG on the highway

2021 Ram 1500 HFE EcoDiesel gets 33 MPG on the highway

Ram has unveiled a new and highly fuel-efficient truck that slots into its half-ton pickup line. The pickup is the Ram 1500 Tradesman HFE EcoDiesel, and it's rated for 33 MPG on the highway. Fuel efficiency numbers for the truck are 23 MPG city/33 MPG Highway/26 MPG combined.

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Toyota Hilux AT35 is designed for the Arctic extremes

Toyota Hilux AT35 is designed for the Arctic extremes

Toyota has revealed a fantastic truck that is not available in the United States called the Toyota Hilux AT35. The truck is based on the newly launched 2.8-liter Invincible X Double Cab. It's fitted with extensive chassis, suspension, handling, and styling upgrades to deliver improved off-road capability and looks.

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Rivian will open ten showrooms this year starting in Chicago

Rivian will open ten showrooms this year starting in Chicago

One of the most exciting electric vehicle manufacturers bringing vehicles to market is called Rivian. The company has drawn massive investments from automakers and venture capitalists alike. It plans to launch a completely electric SUV and an electric pickup with its own dealer network.

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Mercedes’ owner is renaming as Daimler Trucks goes solo to chase autonomy and EVs

Mercedes’ owner is renaming as Daimler Trucks goes solo to chase autonomy and EVs

Daimler plans to spin out its truck business, separating its luxury cars and haulage divisions into two distinct companies, each chasing electrification and zero-emissions. The change - which still needs to be finalized by the German automaker's boards, among other hurdles - will eventually see the creation of Daimler Truck and a new name for the existing company, which will switch from Daimler to Mercedes-Benz.

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The Ford F-150 Raptor R V8 is coming, and we have questions

The Ford F-150 Raptor R V8 is coming, and we have questions

Delayed gratification isn't really the super truck way, but Ford is giving V8 fans something to look forward to with the mysterious new F-150 Raptor R. Confirmed alongside the unveil of the new 2021 F-150 Raptor today, the second performance pickup will lag behind when it comes to arriving in dealerships. However for those still fuming about what's under the swollen hood of the Raptor, patience could be a virtue.

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Navistar and GM reveal hydrogen truck plan with an infrastructure fix

Navistar and GM reveal hydrogen truck plan with an infrastructure fix

Hydrogen trucks haven't given up on carving out a place in the haulage industry, and Navistar, GM, and OneH2 are hoping the offer of a fuel-cell ecosystem might sway operators. The truck-maker aims to build Class 8 hydrogen-powered tractors using General Motors' Hydrotec fuel cell power cubes, capable of 500+ miles of range, and with a full refueling taking under 15 minutes.

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