There are now many hybrid models available, including several SUVs. Unlike the Prius, which was purpose-engineered as a hybrid, all of the SUV models currently on the market are adaptations of existing platforms.
You may have noticed some new names here in the book. Along with a handful of regular freelancers like Grant Cox, Phil Gordon, Brian Goude, Chris Shelton, and Marcel Venable, we finally added a new staff editor to Truckin.
This issue marks a monumental milestone in the life of Truck Trend. After 17 years of tagging along with Motor Trend on their annual test, we’ve branched off and created our very own Pickup Truck of the Year program.