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New Ram 1500 Lone Star Silver Edition Unveiled at State Fair of Texas

New Ram 1500 Lone Star Silver Edition Unveiled at State Fair of Texas

Ram adds new Lone Star Silver Edition to exclusive Texas offerings New-for-2017 models, features and trims also make their first auto show appearance at State Fair of Texas Southwestern-themed Laramie Longhorn adds new luxury grille Top-of-the-line Ram Limited now available with black RAM tailgate letters Bilstein shoc ... Continue reading

Robb Report Special 40th Anniversary Collector's Edition

Robb Report Special 40th Anniversary Collector's Edition

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2016 -- Robb Report is celebrating 40 years as the leading voice in global luxury with its largest October issue in nearly a decade. The special collector's edition of the magazine—now on newsstands—remembers past moments, products, and pioneers whose status as luxury icons has been cemented thr ... Continue reading

U.S. Army Awards $409 Million FMTV Contract to Oshkosh Defense

U.S. Army Awards $409 Million FMTV Contract to Oshkosh Defense

Since 2009, Oshkosh has achieved record quality performance on the FMTV program. (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail OSHKOSH, Wis.—The U.S. Army has awarded Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, a $409 million contract to produce 1,661 Family of M ... Continue reading

International Truck and Van of the Year Winners

International Truck and Van of the Year Winners

Two of the most significant commercial vehicles introduced in the past 12 months have been named International Truck and International Van of the Year 2017. Scania’s brand new S-Series, with its flat floor cab, took the honour of International Truck of the Year 2017, while VW’s new Crafter won the prestigious Inter ... Continue reading

2017 Honda Ridgeline, Designed For Every Day- A Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Honda Ridgeline, Designed For Every Day- A Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Honda Ridgeline, Designed For Every Day- A Review By Larry Nutson ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL RECAP - Sept 19-28, 2016: BMW, Land Rover, Hyundai, Ford, Audi, Maserati, Fiat, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Trucks, Trailers and RV's

NHTSA RECALL RECAP - Sept 19-28, 2016: BMW, Land Rover, Hyundai, Ford, Audi, Maserati, Fiat, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Trucks, Trailers and RV's

Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. Safety defects must be repaired by a dealer at no cost to you.Why am I getting this email? What is a recall? When a manufacturer or t ... Continue reading

Fiat Professional Presents Complete, Refreshed Line-Up at The IAA in Hannover

Fiat Professional Presents Complete, Refreshed Line-Up at The IAA in Hannover

HANNOVER, Germany - September 24, 2016: The 66th edition of the Hannover International Motor Show, the biggest European exhibition of commercial and industrial vehicles, takes place from 22nd to 29th September. The event gathers professionals and major vehicle manufacturers together, including Fiat Professional, in the ... Continue reading

2017 Nissan Titan, The Every-Duty Truck, Reviewed By Larry Nutson

2017 Nissan Titan, The Every-Duty Truck, Reviewed By Larry Nutson

Titan is a must-be-shopped pickup if a pickup is what you are after. 2017 Nissan Titan The Every-Duty Truck By Larry Nutson Senior Editor, Chicago Bureau Chief The Auto Channel (DSC-7045) For 2016 Nissan introduced the new TITAN XD full size pickup that fits in a space between the traditional heavy-duty and light-duty/ ... Continue reading

US Postal Service Selects AM General For Prototypes Of The Next Generation Of Postal Delivery Vehicles

US Postal Service Selects AM General For Prototypes Of The Next Generation Of Postal Delivery Vehicles

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Sept. 22, 2016 -- AM General's designs for advanced postal vehicles have been selected by the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) as part of the USPS Next Generation Delivery Vehicle (NGDV) Prototype awards. The awards were in support of the service's plans and need for the replacement of their aging fleet. AM ... Continue reading

2016 GMC Pickup Trucks, Medium, Large and Extra Large By Larry Nutson

2016 GMC Pickup Trucks, Medium, Large and Extra Large By Larry Nutson

2016 GMC Pickup Trucks Medium, Large and Extra Large By Larry Nutson Senior Editor, Chicago Bureau Chief The Auto Channel (DSC_4066) GMC has pickup trucks of nearly all sizes…the new midsize Canyon, the full-size Sierra, and the heavy duty Sierra HD 2500 and 3500. A few years back when things weren’t going ... Continue reading

Scania: Scania’s New Truck Generation Honoured – The S Series Elected “International Truck of the Year 2017”

Scania: Scania’s New Truck Generation Honoured – The S Series Elected “International Truck of the Year 2017”

“The award is the leading recognition in the industry that all our engineers and in practice the entire Scania organisation have done an excellent job,” says Henrik Henriksson, Scania’s President and CEO. “Our goal is to always meet our customers’ expectations and needs and the jury’s motivation is a clear ... Continue reading

The New Crafter is International Van of the Year 2017

The New Crafter is International Van of the Year 2017

HANOVER, Germany, September 21, 2016 -- The Crafter which was independently developed and produced was voted the best Van of the Year 2017 Developed according to customer wishes, selected by experts Economical, functional and suitable for everyday use - the new Crafter appeals in every respect An international jury of ... Continue reading

Hankook to Become Original Equipment Supplier for Scania

Hankook to Become Original Equipment Supplier for Scania

NEU-ISENBURG and HANOVER, Germany, September 21, 2016 -- Hankook is to be the OE supplier for various Scania heavy-goods trucks and buses in the future. Scania, based in Södertälje in Sweden, is a part of Volkswagen Truck & Bus GmbH - one of the world's leading manufacturers of trucks and buses for heavy transport ap ... Continue reading

Ford's Big Trucks Hauling in Big Sales: New 2016 F-650 and F-750 Trucks Have Best Year-to-Date Since 1997

Ford's Big Trucks Hauling in Big Sales: New 2016 F-650 and F-750 Trucks Have Best Year-to-Date Since 1997

Sales of Ford F-650 and F-750 trucks are up 59 percent year-over-year through August 2016 – the best year-to-date sales total for Ford’s largest trucks since August 1997. A new dedicated tractor model is attracting growing interest from beverage fleets. Sales of Ford F-650 and F-750 trucks are up 59 percent year-ov ... Continue reading

Volvo Sells Electric Buses to Luxembourg

Volvo Sells Electric Buses to Luxembourg

AUSTIN, Texas — September 19, 2016: Volvo has received an order for four Volvo 7900 Electric buses from public transport operator Sales-Lentz in Luxembourg. The buses will operate in the city of Differdange. Sales-Lentz, one of the largest public transport operators in Luxemburg, is a forerunner in the introduction o ... Continue reading

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