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Judge In GM And Fiat Chrysler Case Still Very Tired Of All This

Last week, in one of the more delightful court orders I’ve read lately, a federal judge told the CEOs of GM and Fiat Chrysler to personally meet to resolve GM’s lawsuit against FCA, in part because the whole thing was a “waste of time.” GM then went over the judge’s head. Today, the judge delivered […]

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The 2021 Ford F-150: Here’s All Of It

There’s a new Ford F-150 on the block, and Ford says it’s the “most productive F-150 ever”, whatever that means. It’s back and it’s more aluminum than before, with a boxed steel frame and high-strength aluminum bodywork. It has better aerodynamics for improved fuel economy, a bigger screen in the center console,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The 2021 Ford F-150 Will Get A ‘Sleeper’ Seat So You Can Live In Your Truck: Report

The 2021 Ford F-150 will be an entirely new generation of F-150, the very first since the 2015 model year. Ford’s new cash-cown pickup will get a flat-folding front passenger seat that, according to Reuters’ source, will allow a person to “basically live in the truck.” Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Failure Of This Self-Driving Truck Company Tells You All You Need To Know About Self-Driving Vehicles

Starsky Robotics is a self-driving truck company that was the first company to run an unmanned semi on a public highway. It’s now shutting down though, and its co-founder has some unusually sensible and honest things to say about the industry, unusual only because the industry is stuffed with charlatans. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Watch A Cop Drag A Driver From A Truck Seconds Before It Explodes Like In A Damn Movie

This bodycam video taken from a Bridgewater Township, New Jersey State Trooper named Robert Tarleton has a surprisingly engaging narrative structure: it starts slow and normal, a routine traffic stop, then quickly leaps into action movie territory as Trooper Tarleton races to rescue the driver of a burning…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Delivery Vehicles Should Be Fully-Electric Not ‘Self-Driving’

Waymo, the autonomous arm of Alphabet, which owns Google, said yesterday it was partnering with UPS to deploy an unannounced number of “self-driving” hybrid Chrysler Pacificas to deliver packages as part of a small-scale initiative in Arizona. The better news yesterday was that UPS was ordering 10,000 electric…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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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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