By Tim Charlet on October 3, 2018
They say that everything is bigger in Texas. Unfortunately, this includes the shattered expectations of Nissan pick-up enthusiasts. Coming into 2019, word on the street was that Nissan was set to debut a new V6 powerplant that would add more torque, power, and pack more “umph” under the hood of Nissan’s reliable mid-sized pick-up. However, the 2019 Nissan Titan and Titan XD debut at the recently completed Texas State Fair was sans meaty powerplant.
By Tim Charlet on October 3, 2018
After Chevrolet’s launched their Veloci-Raptor six-by-six, the Detroit automaker has been searching for a monster-like upgrade. The performance giants from Hennessey Performance have developed their version of the Chevy Silverado and have name this behemoth the Hennessey Goliath. The Goliath takes the already popular Chevy Silverado Trail Boss Z71 to a whole new world.
By Tim Charlet on October 2, 2018
The iconic Blue Oval is about to get an electric enhancement. A recently published report indicated that the Detroit automotive giant (well, Ford Otosan – which is the Turkish Ford Division) and California-based electric-powered vehicle pioneers are about to collaborate on a new EV semi – the F-Vision or Future Truck.
By Tim Charlet on September 28, 2018
Consumers looking take modern conveniences with them off-road have a new Rebel to cheer for. The new 2019 Dodge Ram 1500 Rebel 12 is built for today’s tech-savvy consumer looking for posh in their 4x4 pick-up. With modern tech including a robust infotainment system, a 19-speaker Harmon Kardon sound system, and even a mild-hybrid powerplant – the Rebel 12 comes impressively equipped to battle the urban jungle.
By Tim Charlet on September 25, 2018
Automation is the name of the game in today’s supply chain. From robots that control inventory, pick orders, package and plan shipments, to semi-autonomous equipment used inside warehouses to reduce accidents and overhead expenses, automation is quickly finding ways into daily operations.
By Tim Charlet on August 31, 2018
GMC has simplified the search for a 2019 GMC Sierra 1500. This recently re-designed light-pickup was previously offered in multiple bed lengths and cab configurations. However, for 2019 – the Sierra 1500 arrives to dealerships as a base or SLE edition, with a single double-cab, standard-length bed, powered by a potent 5.3-liter V8, tons of tech, and starting price of $36,595 – which includes GMC’s $1,495 destination charge.
By Tony Franklin on August 22, 2018
The new trend in driving is getting the off-road experience. This kind of sport does not come with safety harnesses or concession stands. It is the kind of sport where people are leaving civilization and taking everything they need with them in their vehicle. It is survival on steroids - and that is what this rugged Ford called the Earthroamer XV-HD looks like.
By Jon Derrickson on August 16, 2018
Though most people still don’t have a definite proof regarding the looming rumor about the ranger raptor entering US market, there is an element of hope that it might happen. We’re all conversant with the fact that the ranger raptor is an Australian based design.
By Zlatan Stankovic on March 19, 2018
Back when the X-Class was launched, it was clear to see that Mercedes had just stamped their own logo onto a Nissan Nevara chassis. So, everyone knew that at some point we’d see a model of the X-Class that really captured the true essence of the Mercedes brand, and allowed it to be distinguished from the Nissan Nevara pick-up.
By Zlatan Stankovic on December 21, 2017
In recent times, there has been an added emphasis on protecting the planet that we all inhabit, which is why zero-emission semi-trucks have risen to prominence. Lately, there has been excitement surrounding the Tesla unveiling, as well as developments by Cummins, Daimler, Nikola Motor Co and Toyota.