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100K+ Pre-Orders for Lordstown’s Pickup a Shocker

  Lordstown Motors announced on Monday that they had exceeded 100,000 pre-orders for their Endurance light-duty, all-electric pickup, slated to begin production in September. While we covered the Endurance previously, we didn’t pay homage to where it’s being assembled. Lordstown has a long history as the place where Chevrolet and Pontiac vehicles came together. The […] The post 100K+ Pre-Orders for Lordstown’s Pickup a Shocker appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Green, Industry, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Truck, Trucks, Chevrolet, Fuel Economy, Ev, Pontiac, Lordstown, Endurance, Pickup, News Blog, Commercial vehicle, All-electric

The $18,632 electric eBussy can turn into 10 different vehicles by using different modular attachments - see how

The eBussy offroad. Electric Brands Germany-based Electric Brands has unveiled the eBussy, an electric modular bus that can come in 10 different body forms.The eBussy comes in two chassis: "standard" and "offroad".Its modularity allows the vehicle to be used with different bodies, such as a camper, dump truck, bus, or various types of pickup trucks.The eBussy starts at around $18,632 and will be available in 2021.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Electric Brands has unveile...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Germany, Trends, Bus, Truck, Pickup Truck, Camper, Ev, Tech Insider, Brittany Chang, Electric Brands, YouTube The interior, BITranspo, CT Visual Features, eBussy

Why It’s Important to Rotate Your Tires

A lot of people flake out when it comes to having their tires rotated on a regular basis, but did you know that failing to do so can cost you hundreds of dollars a year in tire replacement? It’s important to rotate your tires to ensure you are getting the maximum life out of our purchase. But how often should you rotate your tires and why do your tires wear out prematurely if you don’t get them rotated regularly? What is tire rotation, anyway? When you have your tires rotated, you move your f...
Tags: Maintenance, Car, Autos, Truck, Tires, Tire, Rotation, Rotate, Maintenance Tips, Repair Services

Scout Campers' newest and largest pickup truck-mounted RV can sleep up to 6 people - see inside the $23,625 Kenai

Scout Campers' Kenai. Scout Campers Scout Campers, which specializes in off-grid hardshell pickup truck campers, has launched its newest and largest model: the Kenai.The $23,625 camper has a bathroom space, mudroom, and three designated sleeping areas with an optional roof tent.Several aspects of the Kenai are optional or customizable, including the toilet type and storage-related amenities.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Scout Campers, which specializes in off-grid p...
Tags: Transportation, US, Trends, Truck, Pickup Truck, RV, Pickup Trucks, Camper, Kenai, Yoho, Brittany Chang, BITranspo, CT Visual Features, Scout Campers, Kenai The Washington

EV startup Canoo unveiled 2 futuristic electric delivery vehicles to take on vans coming from Rivian, Ford, and Mercedes

Canoo MPDV. Canoo Electric-vehicle startup Canoo unveiled two delivery vans Thursday and announced that a third, larger version is in the works.  The futuristic-looking MPDV1 and MPDV2 will offer up to 500 cubic feet of cargo room and get an EPA-estimated range of up to 230 miles.  Canoo offers customizations like storage lockers and shelving, and said large customers can develop a fleet of custom vans.  Limited availability starts in 2022, with full-scale production beginning the followin...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, News, Trends, Tesla, Features, Electric Vehicles, Auto Industry, Truck, Toyota, Epa, Mercedes, EVs, Delivery, Van, Ford Transit

Junkyard Find: 1959 International Harvester AM-80 Metro-Mite

Looking at my Junkyard Find posts for 2020, I find that I’ve been neglecting American trucks for much of this year (I don’t consider the PT Cruiser to be a true truck, despite being categorized as one by the federal government). For that reason, I’ve decided to share this thoroughly used-up IHC Metro-Mite stepvan before […] The post Junkyard Find: 1959 International Harvester AM-80 Metro-Mite appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Colorado, International, Austin, Autos, Truck, 1950s, Denver, Bmc, 1959, IHC, Down On The Junkyard, Junkyard, Junkyard Find, Panel Van, International Harvester, Delivery Van

These are the cars with the best and worst depreciation after 5 years

Filed under: Audi,BMW,GMC,Jeep,Lincoln,Mercedes-Benz,Nissan,Porsche,Subaru,Toyota,Volvo,Car Buying,Used Car Buying,Ownership,Truck,Convertible,Crossover,Hatchback,SUV,Electric,Hybrid,Luxury,Off-Road,Performance,sedan Continue reading These are the cars with the best and worst depreciation after 5 years These are the cars with the best and worst depreciation after 5 years originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 19 Nov 2020 14:36:00 EST. Please see our te...
Tags: SUV, Luxury, Porsche, Car Buying, Autos, Truck, Toyota, Lincoln, Bmw, Performance, Electric, Audi, Nissan, Mercedes-benz, Volvo, Subaru

An Uber-like Chinese startup for trucks seeks to raise about $2 billion ahead of its 2021 IPO, report says

VCG / Contributor A Chinese startup that offers truck-hailing services is raising almost $2 billion ahead of its planned 2021 initial public offering, the Wall Street Journal reported.The Uber-style service, known as Full Truck Alliance, is valued at $10 billion ahead of the capital fundraising.The company counts a number of prominent names among its investors including Japan's SoftBank and Google parent Alphabet. Full Truck Alliance claims it is China's largest truck-hailing company.Visit...
Tags: Google, Transportation, Japan, Finance, China, Ipo, Softbank, Funding, Trends, Trucking Industry, Markets, Fundraising, Transport, Truck, Morgan Stanley, Wall Street Journal

GMC will be releasing 3 more variants of its 'super truck' Hummer EV over the next 4 years — see how they compare

2022 GMC Hummer EV. GMC GM opened reservations for the $112,595 "Edition 1" trim of the Hummer EV on Tuesday. In the coming years, GMC will also be rolling out three other trims between 2022 to 2024 that range from $79,995 to $99,995. This includes the $99,995 Hummer EV3X in the fall of 2022, the $89,995 Hummer EV2X in the spring of 2023, and the $79,995 Hummer EV2 in the spring of 2024. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. GMC has unveiled the 2022 Hummer EV "supertruck" Tu...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Trends, General Motors, Gm, Truck, Pickup Truck, Gmc, Ev, Watts, Hummer, Pickup, Tech Insider, Brittany Chang, Hummer EV, GMC Hummer EV GMC GM

GMC just revealed the all-new Hummer EV, a 1,000-horsepower electric pickup to take on the Tesla Cybertruck — take a closer look

2022 GMC Hummer EV. GMC The GMC Hummer EV — GM's first electric pickup — has arrived.  GMC debuted the truck on Tuesday and announced that people can now reserve the "Edition 1" model, which costs $112,595 to start.  The off-road-capable truck will compete with upcoming offerings from Tesla, Nikola, Rivian, and Ford.  GMC will roll out three additional trim levels over the next few years, including a base-trim version that will cost $80,000.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stor...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, News, Trends, General Motors, Features, Ford, Gm, Truck, Detroit, Pickup Truck, Pickup Trucks, Reveal, Cadillac, Gmc, Ev

The 14 coolest features of the $113,000 2022 Hummer EV 'Edition 1' — GMC's all-electric 'super truck' coming next year

2022 GMC Hummer EV. GMC GMC revealed its long-awaited Hummer EV electric truck on Tuesday.  To start, it'll only be available in the "Edition 1" trim, which comes packed with cool features like air-ride suspension, underbody cameras, and a six-way tailgate.  The Edition 1 starts at $112,595 and production will start in fall 2021.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. GMC just unveiled its hotly anticipated 2022 Hummer EV, and the new all-electric pickup sports a vast array o...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, News, Trends, General Motors, Features, Gm, Truck, Pickup Truck, Gmc, Ev, Hummer, Ford Bronco, Pickup, Tech Insider, Hummer EV

A US lab used rockets to launch a semi-truck into a new tractor trailer built to transport nuclear weapons

Sandia rockets semi-truck into prototype of new Mobile Guardian Transporter. Courtesy photo Sandia National Laboratories revealed this month that it strapped rockets to a semi-truck and slammed it into the lab's new nuclear weapons transporter. The experiment was conducted this summer and was designed to test the reliability of the new Mobile Guardian Transporter, a third-generation truck built to safely move nuclear weapons and materials. "The transportation mission is a critical componen...
Tags: US, Trends, Nuclear Weapons, Truck, Rockets, Sandia, Sandia National Laboratories, Redmond, National Nuclear Security Administration, Tech Insider, Military & Defense, Ryan Pickrell, Mobile Guardian Transporter Courtesy, Jim Redmond

Mercedes-Benz has a new $160,500 ultra-luxurious Maybach SUV that comes with reclining rear seats and other extreme passenger comforts

The Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600. Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz unveiled the Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show. The luxury SUV has chrome detailing throughout the exterior, including enormous front grilles. The new Mercedes-Maybach SUV starts at $160,500 and will arrive at dealerships later this year. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600, a chrome-fitted luxury SUV, at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, SUV, Luxury, Luxury cars, Truck, Los Angeles Auto Show, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes Maybach, Hulder, Mercedes AMG Tobias Moers, Mercedes Benz Mercedes Benz, Tech Insider, Mercedes-Maybach GLS, Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4Matic, Mercedes Maybach Martin Hülder

Why is My Check Engine Light On?

If you are a Gen-Z or Millennial reading this article, there was a time cars did not have the benefit of computer technology under the hood, nor was there any type of Check Engine light on the dashboard to let us know that something needed attention. Typically a motorist would find themselves stranded by the side of the road, all the worse for the wear and unable to call for help because mobile phones were not widely in use. Nowadays, we’ve all got it great. Red and yellow light indicators on o...
Tags: Car, Engine, Autos, Truck, Car Care, Check, Check Engine Light, Repair Services, Car Dashboard

Driving the McLaren GT, Audi S7 and Vintage Electric Cafe bicycle | Autoblog Podcast #639

Filed under: Green,Podcasts,Toys/Games,Audi,Ford,McLaren,Toyota,Truck,Coupe,Electric,Luxury,Supercars,sedan Plus Ford leadership change, driving the Ford Ranger and Toyota 86, and Micro Machines are back!Continue reading Driving the McLaren GT, Audi S7 and Vintage Electric Cafe bicycle | Autoblog Podcast #639 Driving the McLaren GT, Audi S7 and Vintage Electric Cafe bicycle | Autoblog Podcast #639 originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 7 Aug 2020 14:20:...
Tags: Podcasts, Green, Luxury, Supercars, Ford, Autos, Truck, Toyota, Mclaren, Electric, Audi, Coupe, Sedan, e-Bike, Toys/Games, Vintage Electric Cafe

Junkyard Find: 1987 Dodge Raider, Sawzall Roadster Edition

Even after the Mitsubishi Overlords began selling vehicles under their own badging in North America in the early 1980s, Chrysler continued selling those very same vehicles with Dodge, Plymouth, Eagle, and Chrysler emblems. One of these machines didn’t stay on sale for long, but captured the hearts of a devoted American following: the Dodge Raider, […] The post appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Colorado, SUV, Autos, Chrysler, Truck, Dodge, 4wd, North America, Mitsubishi, 1980s, 1987, Montero, Raider, Down On The Junkyard, Junkyard, Junkyard Find

These are the cars most likely to have major powertrain problems

Filed under: Acura,Audi,Buick,Cadillac,Chevrolet,Chrysler,Ford,GMC,Jeep,MINI,Car Buying,Used Car Buying,Automotive History,Auto Repair,Maintenance,Ownership,Truck,Convertible,Coupe,Crossover,Hatchback,SUV,sedan These are the cars and trucks that are most likely to have serious problems with their engines or transmissions, which equals costly repairs.Continue reading These are the cars most likely to have major powertrain problems These are the cars most ...
Tags: Maintenance, SUV, Ford, Car Buying, Autos, Chrysler, Truck, Chevrolet, Audi, Mini, Jeep, Convertible, Ownership, Cadillac, Gmc, Crossover

Gatik adds autonomous box trucks to its ‘middle mile’ game plan

Gatik, the autonomous vehicle startup focused on the ‘middle mile’ of logistics, has added box trucks to its fleet as Walmart and other customers look for ways to boost efficiency and shore up the supply chain amid surging demand from consumers ordering goods online. Gatik came out of stealth nearly a year ago with a game plan — and Walmart as a customer — to haul goods short distances for retailers and distributors using self-driving commercial delivery vans. The self-driving vehicles still ...
Tags: Transportation, California, Marketing, Supply Chain, Tech, Walmart, Canada, Automotive, United States, Arkansas, Ford, Retail, Truck, North America, Delivery, Retail Store

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Duramax Review – The Perfect Engine?

Somebody had to ruin the party. Five years ago the Dieselgate scandal broke, and automakers everywhere slowed down the development of their own oil-burning engines for the U.S. market. Until that point, many automakers were looking at bringing “clean” diesel tech from Europe to the U.S. Of course, compression-ignition engines have been quite common in […] The post 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Duramax Review – The Perfect Engine? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Reviews, Europe, Autos, Truck, Chevy, Chevrolet, Car Reviews, Diesel, Chevrolet Silverado, Silverado, 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Half-ton Diesel

Einride demonstrates a single operator controlling multiple of its driverless cargo vehicles

Autonomous electric transportation startup Einride has taken a key step in its mission to deploy autonomous cargo pods on roads for commercial operations. The Swedish startup demonstrated its technology in use with one person remotely operating two pods at once, which is a fundamental part of their vision of multiple pods ultimately being overseen by one person essentially operating as a traffic controller. The demonstration saw an operator oversee and remotely control the two driverless p...
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Minor Miracle: Truck Sales Are Up

With some analysts now estimating the coronavirus outbreak’s cost to the automotive industry at as much as $100 billion, there’s not much reason to hope for any vehicle segment to trend in any direction but downward. However, domestic pickup sales have surprised us. Despite the industry taking it on the chin overall, domestic truck sales […] The post Minor Miracle: Truck Sales Are Up appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, Ford, Ram, Fca, Gm, Autos, Truck, Automotive Industry, Chevrolet, Pickup Truck, Gmc, Pickups, News Blog, Truck Sales, Coronavirus, Pickup Sales

Rivian to Offer Truck Seats Allowing Comfortable Weapon Carry

We rarely care about what happens in the automotive world, but sometimes there are bits of car news which can be interesting to TFB readers. Whether it is luxurious hunter’s rides, wannabe tanks, or not-so bulletproof trucks, we know that occasionally vehicles and firearms can go together. This time again the protagonist of the story […] Read More … The post Rivian to Offer Truck Seats Allowing Comfortable Weapon Carry appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Truck, Daily News, Ev, TFB, Car Seat, Rivian, MIL/LE

Best car brands

Some auto brands are good at luxury while others make great sports cars. These are the best brands today.
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Junkyard Find: 1961 Ford Falcon Ranchero

As anyone who follows this series knows, Detroit sedans from the 1946–1975 era still show up in cheap self–service junkyards all the time (really, I photograph several every month). What might not be as well-known, however, is the frequency with which classic cartrucks (or truckcars, if you prefer) end up in such yards. Here’s an […] The post Junkyard Find: 1961 Ford Falcon Ranchero appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Autos, Truck, Detroit, Denver, 1961, Falcon, 1960s, Ford Falcon, El Camino, Ute, Down On The Junkyard, Junkyard, Junkyard Find, Ford Ranchero, Cartruck

Junkyard Find: 2002 BMW X5 4.4i

Now that I’ve been doing these Junkyard Finds for 13 years and having just written my annual 10 Best Junkyard Cars post, I’m taking a look back to see what historically significant vehicles I’ve neglected as I pursue weird examples of badge engineering and trivia–question AWD versions. I’ve been working on filling in the blanks […] The post Junkyard Find: 2002 BMW X5 4.4i appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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The Best Photos Of The Spectacular One-Off 1965 Dodge Deora Pickup Truck

The Deora is a 1965 Dodge A100 pickup truck that was heavily customized by Mike and Larry Alexander in Detroit for the 1967 Detroit Autorama, also known as “America’s Greatest Hot Rod Show.” Believe it or not, after winning many awards, including the Ridler in 1967, it became the prototype for a Hot Wheels car, and plastic model kit. h/t: Based on a 1965 Dodge A100 compact pickup truck... Source
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Behold, the Tesla Cybertruck is here

Elon Musk revealed Thursday evening the Tesla Cybertruck, a futuristic pickup truck made of cold-rolled steel that will start at $39,900. Tesla will offer three variants of the cybertruck. The cheapest version, a single motor and rear wheel drive model, will cost $39,900, have a towing capacity of 7,500 pounds and more than 250 miles of range. The middle version will be a dual-motor all-wheel drive, have a towing capacity of more than 10,000 pounds and be able to travel more than 300 miles...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Mary Barra, Gm, Truck, Green Vehicles, Pickup Truck, Musk, Jessica Caldwell, Electric Truck, Tri Motor

How Stay Calm from the First Time.

It is a long established fact that a reader will be distracted by the readable content of a page when looking at its layout. The point of using Lorem Ipsum The man, who is in a stable condition in hospital, has “potentially life-changing injuries” after the overnight attack in Garvagh, County Lono donderry. He was shot in the arms and legs.”What sort of men would think it is accepttable to sub ject a young girl to this level of brutality and violence? “Every child has the right to feel safe and ...
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Just Bought a Truck or Jeep? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

So, you just bought a truck or Jeep? Congratulations on buying some of the finest vehicles on the market today! You can now haul around all kinds of equipment like a champ or cruise through the wilderness as you take your vehicle off road. From deep, sprawling forests to the open plains of the midwest, trucks and Jeeps were designed for the great outdoors, although you’ll need to make a few modifications such as adding truck and Jeep lift kits. You can explore new areas of the country that yo...
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The Bollinger B1 and B2 combine Tonka looks with Tesla power

Imagine combining a Tesla Model S with a vintage Land Rover 4x4, and the result would look something like the Bollinger B1 and B2. The lines of these electric trucks are so straight and sharply creased, they’re eerily menacing. A Lamborghini Urus suddenly seems demure, and the new Land Rover Defender appears downright flowery in […]
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