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Lug Nuts - January 2015 Lug Nuts - January 2015
By Tori Tellem
Ram’s Warren Truck Plant is 76 years old and is about to go through a redesign of 353 workstations—which could equate to five more trucks made per hour, or 100 more a day.
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Texas Dealer Delivers First 2015 Ford F-150 to Retired Football Coach - Work Truck Review Texas Dealer Delivers First 2015 Ford F-150 to Retired Football Coach - Work Truck Review
By Brett T. Evans
The first production 2015 Ford F-150 made its way into a San Antonio customer’s hands just before Thanksgiving.
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Bushwacker Announces First Founder’s Award Winner at SEMA 2014 Bushwacker Announces First Founder’s Award Winner at SEMA 2014
By Brett T. Evans
Bushwacker announced the winner of its first-ever Founder’s Award today, recognizing Josh Ellison’s Ford F-350 crew cab as the best truck at the 2014 SEMA Show
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Ram Announces ProMaster City Pricing and Fuel Economy - Work Truck Review Ram Announces ProMaster City Pricing and Fuel Economy - Work Truck Review
By Brett T. Evans
Ram announced the pricing and fuel economy information for the ProMaster City compact cargo van today, and it looks to be a very competitive offering.
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Volvo FH Semi Truck Races a Koenigsegg “Megacar” Around a Track. Yes, Really. Volvo FH Semi Truck Races a Koenigsegg “Megacar” Around a Track. Yes, Really.
By Brett T. Evans
In a bid to publicize its new dual-clutch transmission, Volvo Trucks brings the recently redesigned FH cabover truck to a track and races a Koenigsegg.
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Ford Issues Four Recalls Affecting Trucks, Vans, and Crossovers - Work Truck Review Ford Issues Four Recalls Affecting Trucks, Vans, and Crossovers - Work Truck Review
By Brett T. Evans
Ford announced today that it would be recalling its Transit and Transit Connect vans, F-150 pickup, and Flex crossover in four separate recalls.
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“Car Talk” Co-host Tom Magliozzi Dies at Age 77 “Car Talk” Co-host Tom Magliozzi Dies at Age 77
By Brett T. Evans
It’s with a heavy heart that we report that Tom Magliozzi, one of the hosts of “Car Talk,” died today from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease.
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Ford Bringing Five Custom Transit Vans to SEMA - Work Truck Review Ford Bringing Five Custom Transit Vans to SEMA - Work Truck Review
By Brett T. Evans
Ford is bringing five customized Transit vans to the 2014 SEMA Show next week. Here's a quick preview of what to expect.
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2015 K&N Calendar Now Available for Pre-Order 2015 K&N Calendar Now Available for Pre-Order
By Brett T. Evans
Now in its fifth year, the newest K&N 2015 calendar is now available for pre-order in limited quantities.
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Jeep and Ram Preview SEMA Concepts Jeep and Ram Preview SEMA Concepts
By Brett T. Evans
Ram and Jeep gave the world a sneak peak at their concepts for the 2014 SEMA Show today.
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When John Crider decided to get away from his family’s Blue Oval roots, he became the family oddball in a sense, but he also hasn’t had any regrets since becoming the owner of this ’06 Dodge Ram 2500.
Getting the most out of our ’04½ Chevy 2500HD has been the goal of this project build, which meant adding a tough set of bumpers was next on the to-do list.
If you live in the Southeast, you know the name and the good times associated with this late September event. The Mini Madness host club is in charge, happy to say that their annual Slamfest is one of...
It’s a rough life being a truck, and there’s no denying that their exteriors take a beating from daily driving, off-road use, grocery store parking lot visits, family life, and weather.
It’s generally hard to do-it-yourself if you don’t have the right tools to actually get the job done. Acquiring the right tools can be just as challenging as using them properly, since tools cost mone...
When 37-year-old Matt Miller of Starr, South Carolina, sets out to build a truck, he goes all out. In 2009, Matt built a Ford F-350 from the ground up.
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