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Ford Reveals 2016 F-650 and F-750 With Giant TONKA Truck Ford Reveals 2016 F-650 and F-750 With Giant TONKA Truck
By Brett T. Evans
Ford revealed its 2016 F-650/F-750 medium-duty work trucks today in a spectacular fashion: a 10-foot-tall TONKA-liveried F-750 dump truck.
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Lug Nuts - March 2015 Lug Nuts - March 2015
By Tori Tellem
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has launched the 2015 “Be Ready. Be Buckled.” student art contest.
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Lug Nuts - February 2015 Lug Nuts - February 2015
By Tori Tellem
Ford has decided to expand its use of aluminum beyond the F-150. The next-generation Super Duty will also see military-grade aluminum alloys in its body.
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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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A dependable, reliable, and much larger truck purchased for the intent of trailering vehicles is affectionately referred to as a tow pig.
There’s a good chance your truck was overlooked at SEMA. Overlooked. As in skipped over, not seen, unnoticed, not remembered. I knew it—you’re offended. And I would be, too.
Shows can be a great time to cruise the truck, chill with friends, and relax the day away. For a lucky few, there is actually the chance to bring home a trophy at the end of the day.
Ford revealed its 2016 F-650/F-750 medium-duty work trucks today in a spectacular fashion: a 10-foot-tall TONKA-liveried F-750 dump truck.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has launched the 2015 “Be Ready. Be Buckled.” student art contest.
2010 Ford F-350, 2013 Chevy Silverado & a 1994 Ram 3500
In December 1956, Jeep was the first American truck manufacturer to introduce a production light-duty forward control (FC) truck.
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