By changing the shape of its trucks’ pistons, the New Volvo Wave Piston boosts Diesel Power while increasing MPG and cutting emissions.
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Giant windmills are awesome, but have you ever wondered how they got to where they’re sitting? Watch this and find out.
“We have a very good normally-aspirated engine,” said Toyota driver Giniel de Villiers was forced to be content with third overall at Dakar 2016. “Our cars are reliable,” he said about his team’s ability overtake rivals who came into trouble, “but we just need to find a little more speed.” NA Toyota Tacoma Takes […]
Great news, car fans! The Ford Ranger and Ford Bronco nameplates will be making a US comeback if this $9 billion UAW deal goes through!
Tesla co-founder Ian Wright and his turbine-hybrid drivetrain company Wrightspeed have signed a deal to provide FedEx with its advanced powertrains.
Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025: world premiere of the spectacular study of tomorrow’s autonomous trucks at the IAA commercial truck show in Germany.
The guys over at the GM Volt forum listen to Bob Lutz, and when Maximum Bob said he wanted a Plug-in Hybrid pickup, they decided he needed a new Chevy Watt.
The un-killable Toyota HiLux pickups is considered near and far to be the most dependable, durable compact on the market, and it may be coming to the US!
Watch Wrightspeed’s jet powered truck hybrid blast across the desert at high speed, drifting, and sliding all over. It’s called the Route, and you are going to want one for your business.
GM’s latest 2014 GMC Sierra HD / Chevy Silverado twins are alt-fuel heroes liberating us from foreign oil, but it’s always nice to have heated power seats.
The 2015 Ford F-150 will be an all-aluminum pickup truck and the first large-scale rollout of aluminum vehicles, which could seriously change the automotive landscape.
50 year old Joseph Tayyar is not like the rest of us. You and I look at those 35′ long UHaul moving trucks and think, “I could fit my whole house in there.” Tayyar looks at them and thinks, “I could fit my whole house in there.” It’s a subtle difference, sure, but it’s one […]
Via Motors EV Truck Manufacturing Plant Opened In Mexico (via EV Obsession) VIA Motors, makers of the VTRUX brand of extended-range plug-in trucks, just launched its first high-volume electric vehicle assembly plant this week, located in a new facility in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. The facility — which is strategically placed…
Elon Musk is nothing if not ambitious, and he has raised eyebrows with the mention of an electric Tesla truck before. But now Musk has made it official, stating that a Tesla truck is in the pipeline, and that such a vehicle would be modeled after the most popular vehicle in America, the Ford F-150. […]
We’ve been clamoring for the big automakers, Ford and GM, to bring the small, more fuel-efficient pickup trucks they’ve been offering overseas for years now. We’ve lusted after Ford’s Euro-market diesel Ranger, and we’ve dreamed about tooling around in GM’s new-age ElCamino, currently based on Chevy’s SS platform marketed in Australia as the Holden Ute. […]
In a bid to close the competitive gap between GM and other manufacturers, GM has been 3d scanning competitor’s cars, trucks, and SUVs, putting their rival designs through their computers in an effort to learn as much as they can about “what makes a Mercedes feel like a Mercedes”, for example. Now, if that sort […]
We’ve been clamoring for a compact, diesel-engined pickup for years here at Gas 2. We lust heartily for Ford’s “forbidden fruit” Ford Ranger, which combines city-suitable dimensions with awesome, train-hauling power. We lusted after Volkswagen’s sexy, European Amarok. We’re waiting to see what happens with GM’s upcoming diesel compact pickups, but even so – what […]
Details are scarce, but expect the 2014 Chevy Colorado and 2014 GMC Canyon to be aerodynamically smoother, have smaller shut lines, and take interior styling cues from the excellent Chevy Spark, Sonic, and Cruze compacts that will likely share demographics with the new pickups.
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has approved AMP’s Workhorse E-100 commercial electric van for rebates and incentives of up to $60,000. Per van.
Big rig trucks rule America’s highways, and their big diesel engines – and their accompanying smoke stacks – are some of the biggest polluters in the nation. The modern semi engine is significantly cleaner than the last generations’ rigs, for sure, but the sheer volume of trucks and the extreme miles they cover annually still […]