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2020 Jeep Gladiator PICKUP

New Jeep pickup will be on sale next year The Gladiator will be powered, at least at the outset, by the 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 with stop/start. That will be connected to an eight-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission. A 3.0-liter diesel will come later, but no word on whether it'll also get the turbo four-cylinder

By |2018-11-30T15:53:45+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Jeep, News by Brand|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

GM exploring the use of carbon fiber for pickup beds

General Motors is reportedly looking into the use of carbon fiber in its truck beds, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal -- a move aimed at lightening pickups to help meet tightening CAFE standards. There is some give and take related to using carbon fiber. Pound for pound it is stronger than

By |2018-07-30T13:06:32+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Categories: US, World|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Tuner makes wild Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup truck

Mercedes-AMG isn't planning to upgrade the X-Class anytime soon—it probably has to do with the fact the mid-size pickup truck is based on a donor Nissan platform—but there are plenty of tuners out there willing to step in. One of them is Pickup Design, the pickup truck division of Polish tuner Carlex Design, which has just unveiled

Ford F-150 Raptor, Chevy Silverado is selling in China

Some of pickup vehicles are selling in China. That’s not surprising that these vehicles are no longer limited in urban areas in this nation. But there's been a course changing and Ford and General Motors are stepping on to take pickups to premium customers in the world’s largest auto market. Chevrolet reported in November that will be selling

Mercedes-Benz pickup finally has a name: Meet the X-Class Concept

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz brand today revealed two concepts for its first pickup. Pickups will go on sale next year with the X-Class name. The midsize car will aim families, outside enthusiasts and commercial buyers. Europe, Latin America, South Africa, and Australia will be main markets Europe, Latin America, South Africa, and Australia will be main markets for the pickup, said Mercedes. The brand also

By |2018-11-30T15:57:42+00:00October 25th, 2016|Categories: Mercedes Benz, News by Brand|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments