After recently posting the Cenntro Motors Kombi (electric worker truck) story, a few suggestions came out of the woodwork referring to the Polaris GEM eL XD. The Polaris GEM eL XD serves in the same bracket as the Cenntro Kombi, it's about the same size and both vehicles can be made street-legal (in
Back in the day this classic Datsun King Cab pickup had what many people considered a roomy cabin for a pickup truck.
But when you compare the classic Datsun to the new Ford F-150 Raptor parked next to it...the cab seems more fit for a pauper than a King.
In fact everything
There was a time in the United States when you could buy a sturdy little tuck like the Isuzu P'up (short for "pickup"), beat it mercilessly for years and sell it on to some kid who would either lower (and beat it mercilessly) or take it off road and beat
Purchasing shares since 2000, Volkswagen controls 89.2 percent of Sweden's Scania shares and 62.6 percent of its capital. This is according to a Bloomberg report. Volkswagen also has controlling interest or owns three other truck makers including MAN Trucks.
The €6.7-Billion buyout proposed by Volkswagen of Scania AB has
Images caught this week of a possible RAM 1500 prototype test mule leave us with some questions. Is it hiding a new engine or drive train for a future version of the 1500 or is this a current production model used for high altitude testing? Or is this RAM 1500
In part two of this TFLTruck talk episode, Roman and Andre continue their conversation with Mr. Truck as they count down the Top 10 Truck Trends of 2014. They'll cover the mid-sized and full-sized truck wars, the importance of diesel options and where this year's trends are taking the trucks
The Cenntro Motors Kombi might be the face of future delivery trucks in North America. Right now, at this very minute, several companies large and small are testing electric delivery trucks. The Cenntro Motors Kombi is a simple, rear-drive delivery truck with a 6.8 kWh (lithium) battery powering a 17
Collin Michael Miron passed away on February 16th 2014 after a lifelong battle with Cystic Fibrosis. He was 21. His memorial service took place in Englewood, Colorado on February 21st.
Collin and his father Carl were kind enough to give Roman and me a glimpse into their lives a few
Name recognition is one of the easiest ways to get your product notices and with Bob Lutz taking over as Via Motors new Chairman of the board, Via Motors' name shines brighter. VL Automotive, an automaker that takes Fisker Karmas, replaces the hybrid system with a beefy GM LS9 and
Seeing the 2014 Ram ProMaster van parked in a regular parking spot next to common passenger cars gives you a perspective of its size. For as big and cavernous as it is, this worker van does in fact fit into a standard parking spot by width and length. The model
There's been big news in trucks this year from the 2015 Ford F-15O losing 700lbs and incorporating aluminum alloys to the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel selling its initial 8,000 vehicle allotment in just three days. What does this mean for the rest of 2014?
In this two-part episode of TFLtalk, Roman
Chrysler reports that it sold the entire initial allotment of 8,000 units of 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel over the period between Feb 7th and Feb 10th. This truck has the attractive numbers: 28 MPG on the highway for the 2WD model and a maximum of 9,200 lbs of towing capability.
This is big news. General Motors secured orders with Alcoa Inc and Novelis to supply the alloy for aluminum bodied pickup trucks to hit the market by late 2018.
It seems GM was forced into this move by the government regulations for higher fuel economy for trucks and competition from the
By popular demand - here is the listing of the trucks we have tested through the extreme Ike Gauntlet towing challenge. Here you will find a quick reference to all results. For more detailed information and to watch all the videos, you can follow the links. There is also the
The 2015 Ford F-150 was one of the big reveals at the Detroit Auto Show this year, and with good reason. They've shaved off 700 pounds of weight through the introduction of aluminum alloy body and high strength steel frame. Ford announced an all-new 2.7L EcoBoost V6 engine and incorporated
The 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel has earned an official 28 MPG highway rating from the EPA. It's the only light duty truck with a diesel engine and with such lofty MPG ratings, it'll pay back nicely at the pump. Hear more about the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel and find out