a Subaru Baja utility truck driving along the coast
Trucks & SUVs

Why Was the Subaru Baja Laid to Rest?

The Subaru Baja pickup truck. A historic desert running, mountain climbing flash of genius brought to us by Subaru. Fans weren’t abundant, though, and it didn’t last long. In fact, there were many who thought it was downright ugly. Unfortunately, there wasn’t enough interest in this embodiment of automotive adventure. The Subaru produced the Baja …

2019 Honda Ridgeline driving down country road
Trucks & SUVs

Is the Honda Ridgeline a Pickup Truck?

Whether you are comfortable calling the Honda Ridgeline a pickup truck or not, this utility vehicle has seen some awesome model years. Calling this unibody creature a truck has sparked some controversy over the years. So, is the Honda Ridgeline a pickup truck? Reviews and awards the Ridgeline earned in its youth As far back …

a rusty vintage Chevy C-10 Pickup truck parked in the grass with the hood open
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Does Post Malone Have a G-Wagon?

One of American rapper Post Malone’s most well-known songs repeats the lyric: “G-Wagon, G-Wagon, G-Wagon…” But does he own one? According to one source, this Mercedes truck does not live in his garage. But he does own some pretty interesting cars. Let’s take a look at Post Malone’s car collection. But first, let’s put one …

2020 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon
Trucks & SUVs

2020 Jeep Gladiator Wins Award

The Jeep faithful had been longing for a pickup to return to the line-up since the Comanche departed in 1992. So, when the Gladiator was launched, many embraced it right away. Others, however, looked at the awkward proportions of the bed line and said, no thanks. But, that does not mean that it is any …

A testing mule for the 2021 Ford Bronco wrapped in camouflage
Trucks & SUVs

2021 Ford Bronco Launch Reveal Confirmed By Ford

It has been years since Ford announced it was going to bring back the Bronco nameplate. Since then, the automotive community has been buzzing about what to expect and when. Now we have an answer, sort of, regarding the reveal of the 2021 Ford Bronco. The Bronco reveal was supposed to have already happened The 2021 Ford Bronco …

2021 Chevrolet Silverado HD Carhartt Special Edition parked at construction site
Trucks & SUVs

5 Reasons Chevy Trucks Are Better Than Ford

Would you rather push a Ford than drive a Chevy? These 5 reasons Chevrolet pickup trucks are better than Ford may change your mind. Though Ford does have Chevy’s trucks beat in some areas like standard safety and the Ford Raptor, Chevrolet has a great pickup truck lineup with some pretty compelling features. Chevrolet pickups …

A blue Rivian R1T pickup on a forest road
Hybrids & Electrics

Hercules Alpha Electric Pickup, What We Know

The electric vehicle market is heating up. New all-electric pickups are being promised by many companies, eleven at last count. A few of the pickups look like good, legit efforts. Others seem questionable. So, let’s take a look at one of these new electric contenders, The Hercules Alpha. The Contenders The electric segment of the …

2017 Ram Rebel TRX Concept side
Trucks & SUVs

If You Can’t Dodge it, You RAM it

Since the big entrance into the auto industry with the Dodge brothers in the early 20th century, Dodge continues as a household name when it comes to cars. From muscle cars to pickup trucks to minivans, Dodge did it all. The Dodge Ram pickup truck grew a devoted following which ultimately gave rise to phrases …

A plug going into an electric car
Hybrids & Electrics

Maxus V Electric Pickup to Launch This Year

China is a large and populous nation. Accordingly, it has a large automotive industry. Many of the companies in that area have names that may not be familiar to many here in the United States. For example, one of the largest automotive manufacturers over there is SAIC, Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation. That company has announced work …

1972 Chevy El Camino-Ford Ranchero-Thom
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El Camino to Return From Tesla

Since the launch of the Tesla Cybertruck, Elon Musk, the head of Tesla, has had people working on making it into a smaller package so that it could fit into the average garage. This adjustment involves shrinking as much as 5% of the Cybertruck’s presence. Over the weekend, he changed his mind. In a tweet, he …

2019 Ram Power Wagon Crew Cab
Trucks & SUVs

Truck Sales Outpace All Others During Pandemic

For the month of April, the automotive industry took a huge loss in sales. Although companies offering sales online did not suffer as much as brick and mortar companies, there were still significant shortfalls. The interesting thing though, is that during the global pandemic lockdown, sales of trucks dominated other vehicles for the few sales there actually were. It’s …

Ram Rebel TRX Concept pickup parked in sand
Trucks & SUVs

Ram Rebel TRX: New Details Emerge on Raptor Competitor

Ram has been teasing consumers and the press with its Rebel TRX concept truck since 2016. It has been developed to fight the Raptor model from the cross-town rival, Ford. Aside from the concept prototype, nothing has really been seen of the truck aside from a few spy shots of the interior that surfaced last month. However, a development mule …

The RAM 2500 at the Chicago Auto Show
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Auction-Bought Dream Truck Has Ominous Past

Sooner or later and the artificial intelligence on the internet will point an automotive enthusiast to an ad for government seized vehicles at auction. Government auctions of seized vehicles can provide some really good deals to bidders. But, beware, some of these vehicles have a past. One lucky purchaser was able to pick up the Ram 3500 of his dreams, …

Ram 1500 diesel trucks for sale at a car lot.
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Shopping for Trucks With a $5k Budget

Buying a new truck every five years or so is not always financially possible. So, used trucks are an option that many people consider. But what if your budget is more like $5,000? What kind of truck is available at that price point, and what pitfalls can be avoided? Don’t spend it all First off, if you are considering purchasing a vehicle with …