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How the First Tesla Pickup Truck Compares to the Cybertruck

Before the Tesla Cybertruck, there was another Tesla electric pickup truck: the Truckla. YouTuber and creator Simone Giertz wanted an electric pickup, but the Cybertruck wasn’t out yet. So, she took a Model 3 and turned it into a truck. But now the uniquely-designed Cybertruck has officially been unveiled, although production won’t start until late …

2019 SEMA Chevy E-10 Concept 1962 Chevy Pickup
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Classic Pickup Trucks That Deserve an Electric Conversion

Classic pickup trucks’ simplicity is both their biggest selling point and biggest weakness. And we’re not talking only about thinner A-pillars and lack of airbags. Classic trucks have fewer, if any, complicated electronics and fuel injection systems. But while that makes them simpler to fix, it also means they emit significantly more emissions and use …

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How the Tesla Cybertruck Electric Pickup’s Specs Compare to the Competition

With the Tesla Cybertruck’s reveal, another electric pickup truck as officially stepped into the ring. And while the looks are an acquired taste for some, the numbers are perhaps the more important feature. Not only does Tesla’s electric truck have to overcome range anxiety, it has to prove it can tow and haul just as …

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People Can’t Stop Comparing Tesla’s Cybertruck to the Most Ridiculous Things

We finally know what the real, production-spec Tesla electric pickup looks like. After many renders and much speculation, last night Elon Musk showed the Tesla Cybertruck on-stage to the whole world. And the reactions were…interesting. Not because of the specs, but the looks. The Cybertruck’s design has been polarizing, to say the least. Musk promised …

IIHS developing new crash test
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Trucks and SUVs Force Change in IIHS Safety Tests

You know in Chernobyl when the radiation dosimeters go off-the-scale because they can’t accurately measure what’s flying around the room? That’s kind of what’s happening with trucks and SUVs when it comes to crash tests right now. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has come forward and admitted it needs a new safety test. The …

2018 NICB Most Stolen Vehicles Report
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Owners of these Most Stolen Trucks May Need to Keep on the Lookout

The National Insurance Crime Bureau recently released its annual “Most Stolen Vehicles” report, and some truck owners may need to look out for thieves. The NICB does reveal that vehicle theft in the US is down overall. But that’s of little comfort to somehow who just had their expensive pride-and-joy jacked. The NICB’s Hot Wheels …

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Why Doesn’t Mercedes-Benz Sell a G-Wagen Pickup Anymore?

G-Wagen, G-Wagon, G-Class: whatever you call it, there’s a reason Mercedes-Benz’s insanely competent off-roader is so iconic. The SUV has served in militaries, been a Popemobile, climbed 100% grades, and become a 6-wheeled desert-conquering pickup. And it’s that last part that’s curious. Off-road pickups like the F-150 Raptor and AEV Prospector are insanely popular, but …

2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel
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What’s the Difference Between Gas and Diesel Truck Maintenance?

Diesel trucks are quite different from gasoline ones. That means home mechanics have to keep a few things in mind before wrenching on them. That’s in addition to the other considerations required for pickup truck maintenance. But diesel truck maintenance isn’t terrifyingly-complicated, as long as you keep a few things in mind. Glow plugs, not …

2019 GMC Sierra Denali CarbonPro Edition
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Consumer Reports Gives These Kind of Models the Wait to Buy Label

When you buy something new, you expect it to work. Vehicles are no different. Especially with pickup trucks—whether on a job site or in the ‘burbs, people depend on reliable trucks. But designing and building a car or truck isn’t easy. And sometimes, problems show up; some minor, some catastrophic. Especially in brand-new, redesigned models. …

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The Pros and Cons of Bigger Truck Wheels

One of the most important things to improve before taking your truck off-roading is ground clearance. This keeps your truck’s underbody—and all its mechanical components—from hitting big rocks and other obstacles. In addition, as factory off-roaders like the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 demonstrate, adding ground clearance improves approach and departure angles, letting the truck crawl over …

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What’s the Real Difference in a Classic and Vintage Truck?

Classic pickups are becoming more popular. Whether it’s the increasingly expensive luxuries offered on modern trucks or visions from Instagram off-roaders, isn’t precisely clear. But the older trucks’ simpler designs, while important to keep in mind, clearly play into it. But as these trucks’ presence becomes more prevalent, there might be a growing issue to …

1991 Ford SkyRanger
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7 Limited-Edition Trucks You Probably Forgot About

Limited-edition trucks aren’t always valuable. Whatever the specific reason, consumers and the market just didn’t bite. But a truck’s popularity isn’t only determined by the used market. Sometimes, special editions just aren’t special enough to sell. Or whatever they celebrated faded from popular culture. And just like the trends that inspired them, the trucks went …

2002 Chevrolet Avalanche North Face Edition
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4 Things That Don’t Raise Limited-Edition Truck Values

Buying any vehicle as an investment is a risky gamble at the best of times. But sometimes, it pays off. Limited-edition trucks can make for extremely valuable purchases. More often, though, that special-edition truck won’t command a premium on the used market. Here are 4 things that don’t necessarily improve limited-edition truck values. Rarity Alone …

2020 Rivian R1T
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Why Is There No Self-Driving Pickup Truck Prototype?

Regardless of if the marketing term is ‘self-driving’ or ‘autonomous’, the truth is that no current vehicle can operate on its own. Despite their regular appearance in news articles, cars that can drive themselves aren’t coming anytime soon. But there’s something interesting about the types of vehicles being tested. Tech companies and automakers trial passenger …