The Automotive Industry, Briefly

Tag: Trucks

A Marriage Made Better

Since the beginning of the building of the first wagon that was pulled by horses vehicles have been used to make it easier to move cargo from one place to another. This practice is one that has changed over time, but vehicles that are built […]

Going Vintage at the Post Office

The US Postal Service brings us a variety of great collectible stamps on a regular basis, making new ones nearly every year.  For car guys and truck enthusiasts the new stamps for this year show us four classic trucks that will be adorned beautifully and […]

Diesel Duties Abound

2015 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

For the half-ton pickup market when you want diesel power there is only one choice to make.  For whatever reason the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is still the only one in this class to give you as a weekend warrior the light-duty full-size pickup you need to get some work done in the yard on your off days and be a reasonable daily driver with plenty of low end power from the torque and the efficiency to make it a possibility for driving to and from the office every day.  There will be other pickups that will compete with this truck soon, but those will be in the midsized truck segment, not the full size where the Ram will continue to reign. (more…)

Pickups with the Highest Horsepower for 2015 (Part 2)

Pickup trucks are built to get work done or offer a great deal of fun and versatility to enjoy. Taking gear to the outdoor destination is easy to do with one of the great pickup trucks that make of this list of the six highest […]

Pickups with the Highest Horsepower for 2015 (Part 1)

Where horsepower reigns king is in two classes of vehicle, sports cars and pickup trucks. Pickup trucks have to be full of awesome and powerful levels of horsepower as well as a vast amount of torque in order to perform the tasks that are asked […]

2015 GMC Sierra 3500HD: Beef, Brawn and Beauty

2015 GMC Sierra 3500HD

When most people think of a pickup truck, especially one with 3500 in the name they picture a big hulking machine capable of hauling anything at all or pulling a Sequoyah from its roots. What they don’t often picture is a truck loaded with classy comfort and style features that would simply rival luxury cars. For 2015, GMC put a much larger emphasis across its truck line on providing its hard working, blood and sweat dripping fan and owner base with a lot of comfort and driving pleasure once the long and hard workday was done.

The Sierra HD fits the bill nicely as a serious do-it-all kind of truck that has a ton of interior comfort to enjoy. Add to this the varying configurations an owner can choose from and there is certainly a Sierra in the lineup that will help to get the whole crew to the jobsite, or pull the big boat to the shore for a day of fun in the sun. New for 2015 are fully redesigned interiors and exteriors of the truck to keep with the smaller lineup as well as the addition of the CornerStep bumper and LED tail lights.

Driving the big Sierra 3500 HD offers a massive amount of power, but to go along with this power is the an excellent drive feeling. With a well-designed suspension this big truck leaves the road defects on the road and doesn’t send them crashing into the occupants of the cabin. The steering is very predictable and allows the truck to handle just about anything that can be thrown its way. The cabin is extremely quiet as well allowing on the desired noises to be heard inside the behemoth.

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Due for a Redesign, the Nissan Titan Has a Lot to Offer

The Nissan Titan is Nissan’s answer to the need to compete in the American truck market.  Since its launch, the Titan has turned heads and pleased eyes by offering a bold look, lots of power, and comfort for the entire crew. Unfortunately it has been […]