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July 17, 2017

Small Pickups Show Low Depreciation, Value Gain

Over the past three months, two segments have shown unchanged value or an increase in overall value: Full-Size Pickups are unchanged, and Small Pickups have gained +0.2% in value.

April 19, 2017

ROUSH Building the World’s Fastest Production Truck

The 2017 ROUSH Ford F-150 Nightmare is now being built at the ROUSH headquarters in Plymouth, Mich. A 600-hp ROUSH-charged powerplant allows for 0-60 times of 4.2 seconds.

February 10, 2017

2017 Ram 1500 Copper Sport Makes First Appearance

Ram Truck is introducing a new color to its 1/2-ton Sport trim — Ram 1500 Copper Sport. The Copper Pearl color joins Ignition Orange as the second limited-edition offering of tints on the 2017 Ram 1500 Sport.

January 25, 2017

Achates Opposed-Piston Engine Targets 37 MPG for Pickups

The 2.7L demonstration engine will be integrated into a drivable prototype in 2018 and development engines will also be available for automakers.

December 14, 2016

XL Hybrids to Offer Plug-In Hybrid Half-Ton Pickup

XL Hybrids will offer a plug-in hybrid electric half-ton pickup truck that's expected to increase range by 50% and offer a significant reduction of carbon-dioxide emissions, the vehicle modifier announced.

April 5, 2016

New-Vehicle Fuel Economy Flat in 2016

The average fuel economy for new vehicles sold in March was 25.3 mpg — unchanged from the value that was revised for February.

March 29, 2016

New Light-Duty Diesel Pickups Break the Mold

Several light-duty diesel pickups from Nissan, GM, and Ram seek market niches that defy traditional truck categories.

January 26, 2016

Finding the Right Balance: Over-Spec’ing vs. Under-Spec’ing Trucks

Spec’ing a truck is a complicated process no matter where you are in the world. Building the right truck requires hundreds of decisions and choices – and each choice potentially impacts another. Where it gets tricky is finding the balance between over-spec’ing and under-spec’ing a truck, each with its own unique set of consequences.

September 3, 2015

Fleet Sales Rise 15 Percent In August

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets from nine vehicle manufacturers rose 15 percent to 50,552 units in August in part due to a surge in passenger-car purchases, according to Automotive Fleet data.

August 31, 2015

Keeping Trucks Safely on the Road

Regardless of the size of the fleet's trucks, drivers, must observe safety precautions at all times, from inspection to destination and back.

August 21, 2015

Used Vehicle Sales Strengthening, Edmunds Says

Certified pre-owned vehicle sales accounted for 22.7 percent of used sales by dealers, setting a record for a single quarter, according to a report by Edmund's.com. Overall, the sale of used vehicles came in strong in the second quarter of 2015 at approximately $9.6 million, growing at a 5.1 percent year-over-year.

May 3, 2015

Ford Adds Gaseous Prep Package to 2016 F-150

Ford is re-introducing a gaseous prep package for its 2016 F-150 to enable bi-fuel or dedicated CNG and propane autogas use. The package was last offered with the 2014-MY F-150.

March 27, 2015

Natural Gas Vehicle Sales Fall 6.5 Percent

While the NGV medium- and heavy-duty segments increased by 30 percent and 24 percent respectively, the NGV light-duty segment decreased by 34 percent.

March 10, 2015

Fleet Sales Rise 6.5 Percent in February

Sales of light-duty vehicles to commercial fleets rose 6.5 percent to 47,156 in February with the strongest grown coming from passenger cars. Nine manufacturers reported the results in a monthly Automotive Fleet survey.

January 26, 2015

Low Gasoline Prices Causing Shift to Trucks, Dealers Say

Low gasoline prices and pent-up consumer demand should propel new car and light truck sales to an estimated 16.94 million in 2015, according to the National Automobile Dealers Association.

December 4, 2014

Commercial Fleet Sales Flat in November

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets rose 0.9 percent in November as trucks, vans, and SUVs continued to drive fleet sales. Through 11 months of 2014, fleet sales have risen 8 percent over the previous year.

November 11, 2014

First Aluminum F-150 Rolls off Assembly Line

Ford has built its first aluminum-body 2015 F-150 pickup truck, and production of the vehicle is now underway at the 100-year-old Ford Rouge Center in Dearborn, Mich., an event marked by the appearance of Bill Ford and other dignitaries.

November 4, 2014

Commercial Fleet Sales Up 8.7 Percent

Fleet sales continue to show strength heading toward the end of the year. Through the first 10 months of the year, OEMs have sold 502,793 vehicles to commercial fleets.

October 16, 2014

Ford Adds Cargo Management System to 2015 F-150

Ford is introducing a cargo management system and LED box lights on its 2015 F-150 pickup, as well as several new options.

October 13, 2014

Texas Auto Writers Name F-150 'Truck of Texas'

The Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) has selected the Ford F-150 as the Truck of Texas as part of the group's annual Truck Rodeo honoring 2015 model-year vehicles.

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