How easy is it to get prototype vehicles on video? Why is Ford testing the 2017 (or 2018) Ford Transit commercial vans against competition? Which vans does Ford consider as competition for the Transit? All these are really good questions, and Roman and Tommy aim to answer most of these
Turbo-diesel pickup trucks have traditionally been the kings of highway towing fuel efficiency. Is this still the case, and how big is their economy advantage? This is a unique opportunity to compare two 2016 Nissan Titan XDs on our 100-mile highway mpg loop. One is powered by the 5.0L Cummins
There are still a few big unknowns related to the upcoming 2017 Ford Raptor. Today, we learn a few more pieces of the puzzle. It's all about the bottom line. How much will the 2017 Raptor cost? The new information arrives via Ford's fleet website, according to a report at
The Hyundai Santa Cruz concept has captivated many consumers who are looking for an alternative to vehicles like the Honda Ridgeline and other, larger pickup trucks. While some scoff at the need for such a pickup truck in our market, it turns out that the worldwide market is hoping to
Thanks to one of our viewers (Omar Amarh) for sending us this video of what appears to be a 2017 Nissan Titan XD Single Cab in heavy camo. For now, the Titan XD is only available as a Crew Cab with four full-size doors. The company has always said the XD will be available
Heavy Duty truck wars are hotter than ever, and the newest contender is the 2017 Ford Super Duty. What is all the excitement about? Ford came out swinging with seven class-leading claims. This includes power specs, payload and towing capability numbers. TFLtruck.com and MrTruck.com are going to the 2017 Super Duty
This is not the first time that a possible Ram based full-size Dodge SUV was whispered about. It's not the first time that the media explored that possibility either. It is the first time that the head of Fiat Chrysler's Jeep and Ram brands (Mike Manley) has mentioned it. In
Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, is pushing the company vision forward by releasing the master plan 2.0. Why is this important for truck consumers, enthusiasts, and commercial truck operators? It's because the plan includes electric pickup trucks, autonomous semi trucks and city buses.
Elon Musk states the following:
Today, Tesla addresses two relatively
Small turbo-diesel engine and SUVs should go together like peanut butter and jelly. Unfortunately, we don't get many of these in the United States. The Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel has been around for some time, but now there is another more premium SUV option with a diesel. Enter the 2016
A stock Lexus GX460 has 8.1 inches of ground clearance. This is good for many off-road adventures and for the daily grind, but it's not quiet enough for some difficult off-roading. Cliffhanger 2.0 is an extreme Rocky Mountain trailer that takes anyone who dares to just above tree line for a
Ford is ready to throw down against any competitor with the official reveal of the engine specifications and payload/towing ratings. Ram 3500 HD and its 900 lb-ft is no longer the king of the torque wars among pickup trucks, as the latest edition of the 6.7L Power Stroke V8 turbo-diesel
TFLtruck recently received the following question from TFL viewer, DRM. Actually, there are several questions in this letter.
Perhaps you have already done a review like this, but I’ve yet to find it if you have. Currently driving a VW Jetta TDI diesel, otherwise known as “The Devil Car.” It’s been
The 3.5L EcoBoost in the 2016 Ford F-150 is a beast of an engine. It makes 365 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque. That's 20 hp less than the company's 5.0L naturally aspirated V8 but 33 more lb-ft at significantly lower rpm (2,500 versus 3,850). The result is a pickup that
This 2016 Chevy Silverado HD is equipped with a new Trailering Camera System with up to five cameras on the truck. This option was just recently introduced. (It is also available on GMC Sierra trucks). You can either get it when buying a new Silverado truck, or you can retrofit a
A TFL reader from Michigan recently sent us these images of a yet-to-be-released 2017 Ford Raptor in silver. We already know some of the details about the next generation Raptor, like the fact that it will be powered but the next generation high-output 3.5L twin-turbo EcoBoost V6 that will make more
Nissan has announced it will bring the Serena van to market in Japan with the company's ProPILOT autonomous driving technology. According to a press release the Serena van has been testing in various regions to be able to handle conditions in the markets in which the system will be introduced.