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More efficient pickups, Tesla's next 10 years, US-made diesel, home solar and batteries: Today's Car News

MORE EFFICIENT PICKUPS, TESLA'S NEXT 10 YEARS, US-MADE DIESEL, HOME SOLAR AND BATTERIES: TODAY'S CAR NEWS

Today, we've got an update on Tesla's next 10 years, some thoughts on why far more fuel-efficient engines are more important than electric-car...

Inline-6 turbodiesel in 2019 Chevy Silverado pickup to be built in Michigan

INLINE-6 TURBODIESEL IN 2019 CHEVY SILVERADO PICKUP TO BE BUILT IN MICHIGAN

The forthcoming diesel-powered 2019 Chevrolet Silverado will, without a doubt, thump with the Heartbeat of America. During the new...

 
 
 
Joke vigil for burned Taco Bell draws more than 100

JOKE VIGIL FOR BURNED TACO BELL DRAWS MORE THAN 100

It ended with dripping candle wax and a box of tacos tossed from the bed of a pickup truck, yards away from the charred and partially...

How Silicon Valley startup boosted MPG in 2019 Chevy Silverado pickup truck

HOW SILICON VALLEY STARTUP BOOSTED MPG IN 2019 CHEVY SILVERADO PICKUP TRUCK

It looks like GM's investment arm, GM Ventures, has borne some real-world, fuel-saving fruit. Sophisticated engine-control algorithms...

 
 
 
Bike Pickup in the Black Hills

BIKE PICKUP IN THE BLACK HILLS

The Dakar has me all dual sport fixated at the moment. To pass the never ending Canadian winter I've been looking up hard to find bikes...

Sixt, BMI Launch U.K. Airport Car Service

SIXT, BMI LAUNCH U.K. AIRPORT CAR SERVICE

British regional airline, BMI, is launching a new chauffer driven car service in partnership with Germany-based Sixt, Breaking Travel...

 
 
 
Achates engine in Ford F-150 pickup targets 37 mpg, with Saudi oil company backing

ACHATES ENGINE IN FORD F-150 PICKUP TARGETS 37 MPG, WITH SAUDI OIL COMPANY BACKING

One year ago at the Detroit auto show, a company called Achates Power unveiled models of a new kind of internal-combustion engine....

Gas-tax hike, Kia Sorento Diesel, Bolt EV after a year, 37-mpg F-150, electric cars in CA: Today's Car News

GAS-TAX HIKE, KIA SORENTO DIESEL, BOLT EV AFTER A YEAR, 37-MPG F-150, ELECTRIC CARS IN CA: TODAY'S CAR NEWS

Today, we've got an interesting mix of stories, from a debate over how many electric cars California needs to the source of funds for...

 
 
 
Pickup truck tech, revised CAFE rules, China EV sales, 'historic' opportunity for carmakers: Today's Car News

PICKUP TRUCK TECH, REVISED CAFE RULES, CHINA EV SALES, 'HISTORIC' OPPORTUNITY FOR CARMAKERS: TODAY'S CAR NEWS

Today, we've got data from China on plug-in vehicle sales, an intriguing hint on pickup powertrains, a date for revised CAFE rules,...

New 2019 Chevy Silverado pickup: planned for all powertrain types

NEW 2019 CHEVY SILVERADO PICKUP: PLANNED FOR ALL POWERTRAIN TYPES

Vehicle launches at auto shows include a dance between automakers, which only want certain information revealed, and journalists, who...

 
 
 
The 2018 Detroit Auto Show Was All About Lighter Pickup Trucks

THE 2018 DETROIT AUTO SHOW WAS ALL ABOUT LIGHTER PICKUP TRUCKS

This year's Detroit Auto Show featured, as it always does, a wide variety of vehicles: everything from Korean hot hatches to Japanese...

All-New GMC Sierra Coming Soon, Will Have "More Differentiation Than Ever Before"

ALL-NEW GMC SIERRA COMING SOON, WILL HAVE "MORE DIFFERENTIATION THAN EVER BEFORE"

Chevrolet recently unveiled the 2019 Silverado at the North American International Auto Show but its corporate counterpart was nowhere...

 
 
 
The best cars and trucks we saw at the 2018 Detroit auto show

THE BEST CARS AND TRUCKS WE SAW AT THE 2018 DETROIT AUTO SHOW

The 2018 Detroit auto show was full of trucks, Mustangs, Jeeps, concept cars, technology, and SUVs. All of the Detroit Three had full...

Sergio Marchionne Confirms Wrangler Pickup For 2019, Pacifica-Based Crossover Coming Soon

SERGIO MARCHIONNE CONFIRMS WRANGLER PICKUP FOR 2019, PACIFICA-BASED CROSSOVER COMING SOON

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is set to unveil a new five-year plan later this year and outspoken CEO Sergio Marchionne has provided a...

 
 
 
2019 Ram 1500 pickup has 48-volt 'mild hybrid' system for fuel economy

2019 RAM 1500 PICKUP HAS 48-VOLT 'MILD HYBRID' SYSTEM FOR FUEL ECONOMY

The dominant news at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit was about pickup trucks. Ironically, the Detroit automaker...

2019 Ram 1500 video preview

2019 RAM 1500 VIDEO PREVIEW

The Ram 1500 full-size pickup changed the way we look at trucks when its big-rig style arrived more than two decades ago. Now, the...

 
 
 
All-New 2019 RAM Pickup Conquers Detroit With Multiple 1500 Specs

ALL-NEW 2019 RAM PICKUP CONQUERS DETROIT WITH MULTIPLE 1500 SPECS

With the latest crop of trucks joining the rest of the industry in offering advanced active safety systems as well as connectivity...

Chevy's 2019 Silverado Brings The Heat To Full-Size Truck Segment

CHEVY'S 2019 SILVERADO BRINGS THE HEAT TO FULL-SIZE TRUCK SEGMENT

Chevrolet's 2019 Silverado pickup was unveiled just in time to take on the new-gen RAM 1500 and Ford's updated F-150 bestseller. This...

 
 
 
2019 Ford Ranger Wants To Become America's Default Midsize Truck

2019 FORD RANGER WANTS TO BECOME AMERICA'S DEFAULT MIDSIZE TRUCK

Ford has revealed the hotly-anticipated Ranger midsize pickup truck at the Detroit Auto Show . Fueled by the growing demand for midsize...

Ram has finally revealed its new 1500 pickup - now the 2018 truck wars can begin

RAM HAS FINALLY REVEALED ITS NEW 1500 PICKUP - NOW THE 2018 TRUCK WARS CAN BEGIN

Ram debuted its new full-size pickup in Detroit. The new truck contains several innovations, including a large infotainment screen...