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If you’re going to have to work through the long weekend, you better have the right tools for the jo

If you’re going to have to work through the long weekend, you better have the right tools for the job. I’ve picked this massive Renault dump truck and I think it’ll do just fine. I mean, it’s huge, it’s yellow, and it’s got a turbo. What else do you need?Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Crafty Teens Charged With Taking $640,000 Worth Of New GM Trucks, Attempting To Steal ATM

Teens! They are amazing and also terrifying. These days some of them are getting addicted to flavored e-cigarettes; others are out there trying to kick climate change’s ass. Yet others still are getting into typical teen mischief, and if this Michigan crime is any indication, modern teens are more cunning than ever.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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A Big-Ass Truck Does Not Make You Tough

Yesterday, I shared some thoughts on the Ford Super Duty F-250 Limited with a few of my closest internet friends. Even though I had praise for the massive truck’s capabilities, I found it—not shockingly—not great for everyday driving and errands. I nevertheless found myself inundated with comments and emails that…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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2020 Chevy Silverado Diesel Scores 33 MPG Highway, Becomes America’s Most Fuel Efficient Pickup

The half-ton pickup truck segment has a new fuel economy king: the two-wheel drive 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 diesel. With an EPA highway rating of 33 MPG, it makes even mid-size trucks look like guzzlers and positions itself as the most fuel efficient pickup for sale in the U.S.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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2020 Chevy Silverado Diesel Scores 33 MPG Highway, Becomes America’s Most Fuel Efficient Pickup

The half-ton pickup truck segment has a new fuel economy king: the two-wheel drive 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 diesel. With an EPA highway rating of 33 MPG, it makes even mid-size trucks look like guzzlers and positions itself as the most fuel efficient pickup for sale in the U.S.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The 11-Foot-8 Bridge Claims Another Sacrifice to the God of Things That Are Taller Than You Thought

It’s happened again! Durham, North Carolina’s most famous, dynamic, and charismatic bridge-citizen, the 11 Foot 8 railway bridge, has once again demanded a sacrifice, and once again the Great Trucker has provided. This time, it’s a “bucket truck,” one of those work trucks with a mechanical arm to raise a human worker…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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I’m Taking the 2019 Ford Ranger on a Road Trip; What Do You Want to Know?

The 2019 Ford Ranger may not be getting as much attention anymore as trucks like the 2020 Jeep Gladiator, but it’s an important contender from arguably the truckiest automaker out there. That’s why I’m excited to take this Lightning Blue pickup on a road trip from Michigan to Virginia. What do Jalopnik readers want to…Read […]

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Are CarMax Cars Really Worth the Price Premium?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we will discuss if CarMax cars are worth the premium, how to search for a specific truck, and the risks of buying a used car […]

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My Old Ford Ranger Is Rusting Away! What Car Should I Buy?

It seems that Evan’s beloved 2004 Ford Ranger has finally succumbed to winters in the Northeast and may not pass inspection due to the rust. It’s time for another vehicle to haul stuff and do light off-roading. What car should he buy?Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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FCA Recalls Roughly 880,000 Trucks for Possible Steering Loss or Brake Pedals That Could ‘Detach’

Fiat Chrysler is recalling approximately 573,876 Ram 2500s and Ram 3500s in the U.S. due to a “potential steering-linkage issue,” and 193,813 Ram 1500s are joining them so that FCA can “secure their brake pedals.” Here’s what’s going on.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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2020 Ford Super Duty Gets Big 7.3-Liter Gas Engine, Torquier Diesel, 10-Speed Auto

The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD is getting revealed today in Michigan, so—presumably to take away some of the attention—Ford just released some basic info on the 2020 Ford Super Duty. There’s a new 7.3-liter gas motor, more power and torque from the 6.7-liter diesel, and a new 10-speed automatic transmission. Here’s a…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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You Might Be Able to Buy This Tiny Electric $5,000 Chinese Pickup Truck Here in America Soon, Maybe

I often lament about the lack of a genuinely small, useful pickup truck in the U.S. market, like what used to exist back in the 1970s and 1980s with trucks like the Mazda B-Series or the Chevy LUV. While trucks like that are pretty much gone here, a Chinese company called Kaiyun is taking steps […]

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Watch Trucks Tow a Really Big Thing That’s Heavier Than the Statue of Liberty

It’s called a “Propylene-Propane Splitter” distillation column, and its job will be to help make plastic out of propane. It weighs nearly 900 tons, stands over 100 yards tall, and just began its journey from Edmonton, Alberta to a nearby suburb on the backs of specialized trailers towed by diesel commercial trucks.…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Police Are Telling Motorists Not to Stop and Eat Chicken Tenders Spilled on Highway But They Have to Say That

Yesterday, an 18-wheeler truck jam-packed full of crispy, delicious chicken tenders crashed on Alabama highway 35 near Centre, Alabama, scattering chicken tenders all over the highway. Passing motorists have been stopping to partake of the tasty bounty, but Cherokee County police have been asking people to stop,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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