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  1. The Twenty Most Informatively Named Cars Of All TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Jalopnik

    After World War II, the Rover company wanted to make a truck for roving lands like the Willy's Jeep. Thus, the Land Rover was born.

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  2. 2015 Ford F-150 - Stronger, Slimmer, TrimmerRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Four Wheeler

    The best way to get your mind around the massive array of modifications and upgrades to the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 is to imagine that the country's bestselling pickup went to boot camp-for four years! Ford's quest to update the next-gen truck began in 2009; since then, the F-150 has endured torture tactics and extreme testing to produce Ford's strongest and most talented full-sizer ever. Ford's all-new truck is Game-Changing: Boot Camp pays off with driving, towing, payload and off- road upgrades "We wanted to build the toughest, most capable F-150, while making it as much as 700 pounds lighter," said Pete Reyes, Ford F-150 chief engineer.

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  3. Volkswagen Is Obsessed With The Phaeton Even As They Lose $32k Per CarRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Jalopnik

    ... market for tough off-roading vehicles that's only been party filled by the popular Ford Raptor. Gas prices are down. Truck demand is up. Personally, I'd like to see more Santa Cruz-style vehicles, but what if GM built a Wrangler? GM spokesman Brian ...

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  4. Auto workers eye profit-sharing checksRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1Cy9eqG Workers inspect the brand-new 2015 F-150 at the Dearborn Truck Plant on Nov. 11. Ford workers may see a lower profit-sharing check this year. DETROIT -- More than 141,000 union workers for ...

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  5. Auto industry drives comeback in aluminum pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Automotive News

    LONDON -- At a time when other commodities are slumping, aluminum is making a comeback as automakers under pressure to build more fuel-efficient cars increase their use of the lightweight metal. While copper prices are down 13 percent this year and iron ore has slipped 11 percent, aluminum has gained 1 percent.

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  6. The Ford F-150 Raptor performance pickup unveiled this month at the Detroit Auto Show.Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | USA Today

    There is a growing rift between the bigger and more powerful vehicles consumers want to buy and the fuel-efficient vehicles the government wants automakers to make - and the disconnect was Cheap gas, powerful vehicles make it hard to meet CAFE DETROIT -- There is a growing rift between the bigger and more powerful vehicles consumers want to buy and the fuel-efficient vehicles the government wants automakers to make - and the disconnect was Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1K2W6dO DETROIT -- There is a growing rift between the bigger and more powerful vehicles consumers want to buy and the fuel-efficient vehicles the government wants automakers to make - and the disconnect was eye-poppingly evident at the just concluded auto show here.

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  7. US: hot new cars to own in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | INAUTONEWS

    ... car that few will afford, fewer will buy and many will desire. Next up, we have entries in the very fashionable pickup truck segment - the Chevrolet Colorado / GMC Canyon siblings as they mark the return of the largest US automaker to the light duty ...

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  8. Aluminum Avoiding Metal Slump as Autos Drive Demand: CommoditiesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... Breakthroughs in welding technology, though, helped Ford Motor Co. produce its top-selling vehicle, the F-150 pickup truck, with an aluminum body, and is opening up its use elsewhere. That's particularly important when the U.S. government target for ...

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  9. Automakers' push for fuel-efficiency drives aluminum demandRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Automotive News

    ... Breakthroughs in welding technology have, helped Ford Motor Co. produce its top-selling vehicle, the F-150 pickup truck, with an aluminum body, and is opening up its use elsewhere. That's particularly important when the U.S. government target for ...

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  10. Among metal price slump, aluminum keeps momentum due to automaker investmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | INAUTONEWS

    ... in the technology have allowed Ford Motor - the second largest US automaker - to build its best-selling F-150 pickup truck with an aluminum body. Alcoa Inc., the largest US producer of the lightweight metal, believes that aluminum auto sheets in ...

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  11. Taking a sledgehammer to a new Ford F-150Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... 2015 F-150 has so-called 'suicide' doors, which yawn wide to load bulky tool boxes (and bulky people) easily. Smallest truck V-6 on the market, 2.7-liter turbocharged EcoBoost, will test buyers' willingness to overlook engine size in favor of power. ...

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  12. Innovative research tools make shopping for a new car easyRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    Consumers know how important it is to have all of the necessary information about the product the want to buy, and its even more important when spending a lot of money on a new car. As one of the top new and used car dealerships, , is now offering innovative research tools to help its customers make the most informed buying decision when buying a new car.

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  13. Animation of new Cummins M2 two-stage turbo in Nissan Titan XD 5L V8 dieselRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

    The Cummins 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel which makes its debut in the upcoming 2016 Nissan Titan XD full-size pickup truck features a unique Cummins MA2 Two-Stage Turbocharger and is configured to work well at both low and high engine speeds. The series sequential turbocharging system, involving two differently sized turbochargers, effectively provides a small turbocharger for low air flow requirements and a large turbo for high air flow.

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  14. Chevrolet Debuts the 2015 Silverado 1500 Midnight EditionRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | PickupTrucks.com

    As truckmakers fight for customers in the highly competitive pickup truck segment, the typical strategy is to steal the spotlight when debuting an all-new truck and follow up with eye-catching trim packages or special editions to keep the momentum churning. As a result, special trim packages seem to be all the rage nowadays, which makes sense.

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  15. Rocking out with TV commercials featuring classic rock favoritesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... getting into the same AC/DC song. Instead of his boring nondescript car, he's rocking out to AC/DC in his new Colorado truck by Chevrolet . This is definitely one of those times the commercial and song are equally entertaining. The Kinks "All Day ...

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  16. Ford's New F-150 Raptor Will Make 450 Horsepower From its EcoBoost V6Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

    ... Fox Sports during the 24 Hours of Daytona. This confirms Ford's claims that the new Raptor's V6 will best the outgoing truck's 411 horsepower cast-iron 6.2 liter V8. The 2010-2014 Ford SVT Raptor was been the vicious, off-roading jewel in the F-150 ...

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  17. Ford's December Sales Numbers Do Not Tell The Full StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... a sales decline such as this should not be repeated. The F-Series has been the U.S.'s best selling vehicle and pick-up truck for the better part of 4 decades now. In 2014, however, sales of the model slowed due to the changeover to the aluminum ...

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  18. Here's How Much It Costs To Fix Dents On The Aluminum 2015 Ford F-150Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Jalopnik

    ... shop" who quoted them at $50 an hour for steel, $105 an hour for aluminum. By the time these guys got their truck back, the Ford dealership had slugged them $4,138.44 to replace the dents, do a nice job blending paint, replace the taillight (which ...

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  19. Ford Earnings Preview: Short-Term Pain for Long-Term GainRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    ... company's all-new 2015 F-150 pickups. Making the new aluminum-bodied F-150s required massive overhauls to Ford's two truck factories. (The first of those two factories began producing the new trucks in late November; the second is currently ...

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  20. Houston Auto Show offers licensed drivers a behind-the-wheel perspectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Houston Chronicle

    ... panel. Chevy claims a Z06 running the eight-speed automatic will go 0-60 in 2.95 seconds. Prices start at $79,990. Truck fans will get a chance to check out Chevy's all-new Colorado midsize pickup, Motor Trend magazine 's Truck of the Year, and ...

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