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Interview: Volkswagen's VP of Marketing and Strategy, Rainer Michel Interview: Volkswagen's VP of Marketing and Strategy, Rainer Michel
Volkswagen's VP of Marketing and Strategy Rainer Michel recently stopped by the Truck Trend HQ to take questions from the staff. more
Natural Gas Industry Full Throttle on Infrastructure Development Natural Gas Industry Full Throttle on Infrastructure Development
With the parallel development of the fueling infrastructure as well as a greater availability of factory-warrantied and engineered models,... more
Rapid Transit: 2012 Ford F-150 EcoBoost Intake System Install Rapid Transit: 2012 Ford F-150 EcoBoost Intake System Install
There's no doubt that the Ford F-150 EcoBoost is one of the hottest new trucks on the market. One of the easiest and fastest ways to... more
Interview: Fred Diaz, Ram Truck President and CEO Interview: Fred Diaz, Ram Truck President and CEO
We caught up with Fred Diaz, Ram Truck President and CEO recently to talk about Ram trucks. more
From Workhorse to Warhorse: 20 Years of Ford SVT Trucks From Workhorse to Warhorse: 20 Years of Ford SVT Trucks
Lightning and Raptor Take F-150 from Ranching to Racing. Here is a look at the trucks of SVT over the past two decades. more
Interview: Mark Allen, Head of Jeep Design Interview: Mark Allen, Head of Jeep Design
Wrangler and Grand Cherokee Dual Manifestations of Brand Identity. During the 2012 Jeep Experience in Colorado, I had a chance to talk with... more
10 Ways To Trick Out Your Jeep 10 Ways To Trick Out Your Jeep
We recently had an opportunity to add some very cool accessories to a 2011 JK. We knew we were probably not going to tackle the Dusy-Ershim... more
Celebrity Drive: Carmelita Jeter, Team USA Sprinter Celebrity Drive: Carmelita Jeter, Team USA Sprinter
London Medalist Loves Her Benzes more
Goose Chase: 2012-2013 Ram Pickup Hitch Install Goose Chase: 2012-2013 Ram Pickup Hitch Install
Get Great Towing Abilities, Yet Retain a Fully Usable Bed more
30-MPG Full-size Truck: Fantasy or Reality? 30-MPG Full-size Truck: Fantasy or Reality?
Manufacturers Share Their Thoughts on Future Fullsize Fuel Economy more
Mean Green Machine: 2000-hp Volvo Diesel Hybrid Truck Mean Green Machine: 2000-hp Volvo Diesel Hybrid Truck
Why diesel/electric hybrid? This is clearly a crazy, but cool-looking truck. But what's the point of a 2000-horsepower diesel/electric semi... more
John Deere Gator RSX 850i First Drive John Deere Gator RSX 850i First Drive
The John Deere Gator RSX 850i isn't simply a nip and tuck of the 2011 crossover models: It's an entirely new chassis focused on the... more
Trucks and SUVs You Can Still Get With a Stick Trucks and SUVs You Can Still Get With a Stick
If you're a truck and SUV enthusiast looking for a model with DIY shifting, here are the 2012 models available with a manual transmission. more
Body Armor: Bull or No Bull Body Armor: Bull or No Bull
Manufacturers have numerous names: grille guards, winch protectors, prerunners, light bars, brush bars, bull bars, bush guards, push bars,... more
2000-2010 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Timeline 2000-2010 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Timeline
First previewed in 1996 as the Adrenalin concept at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the production model was announced in August 1999 and went... more
Toyota Hilux Comes to U.S....Sort Of Toyota Hilux Comes to U.S....Sort Of
Global-market Toyota Hilux Pickup First of SEMA's New International Measuring Sessions more
Truck Trend's 2012 Best In Class Truck Trend's 2012 Best In Class
Every Full-Size, Compact, Pickup, SUV, Van, and More 13 Winners in 12 Different Categories more
Cowboys and Pickups: The PBR Isn't the Only Place Where Trucks and Ropers Meet Cowboys and Pickups: The PBR Isn't the Only Place Where Trucks and Ropers Meet
Their horses come first, but running a close second is the love cowboys and cowgirls have for their pickup trucks. more
From Scratch: 2012 Ford F-150 Lariat 4x4 EcoBoost From Scratch: 2012 Ford F-150 Lariat 4x4 EcoBoost
Have you ever wondered what it takes to build a truck? So did we. We followed along as our new long-term truck, a 2012 F-150 Lariat 4x4... more
2002-2013 Chevrolet Avalanche Timeline 2002-2013 Chevrolet Avalanche Timeline
It was 2001, the height of the SUV boom. Chevrolet, one of the leaders in the full-size truck and SUV market, introduced a vehicle unlike... more
Whale Watching: Bent Out of Shape Whale Watching: Bent Out of Shape
Whatever happened to universal wheels and the idea of thinking things through? For a device with the sole purpose of attaching tire to... more
Then and Now: Toyota Land Cruiser Then and Now: Toyota Land Cruiser
Toyota's Off-Road Legend Morphs from Spartan to Sumptuous -- For long-running nameplates and brands, it's always interesting to look at the... more
Ford Police Interceptor Utility CHP's Choice: California Selects Explorer-Based SUV as New Cruiser Ford Police Interceptor Utility CHP's Choice: California Selects Explorer-Based SUV as New Cruiser
The California Highway Patrol, one of the biggest and most influential law-enforcement organizations in the country, has just picked out... more
In Memoriam: Dan Knott, and His Trucks and SUVs In Memoriam: Dan Knott, and His Trucks and SUVs
Late Head of SRT, Jeep Development Leaves Legacy of Performance more
Carroll Shelby's Snake-Bitten Trucks Carroll Shelby's Snake-Bitten Trucks
Take a look at some of Shelby's truck creations, which although not quite as famous or prolific as his sports car creations, are a fitting... more
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