Typically, the crazy lifted and modified trucks you see at the Speciality Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show are built with months of planning and preparation time. However, Transamerican Auto Parts is raising the ante by building the truck on site. In a week. With plenty of “helpers” watching.
This post first appeared on PickupTruckTalk.com.
Anonymous sources recently told me an all-new 2018 Toyota Tundra will debut on February 9, 2017 at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. While there are no confirmed details on this new truck, here are my best guesses on what it will be like.
A common topic of discussion among Toyota Tundra and Tacoma fans is the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas (TMMTX) plant. Specifically fans want to know how the trucks get built, what the product mix is and how much capacity the plant truly has. Recently, Toyota flew me down to San Antonio, Texas to learn all of that and more.
Here is the latest news from Toyota\Lexus for the week ending September 16, 2016.
Toyota Ramps Up Truck Production
As I left Toyota’s Chief Engineer Mike Sweers house in Michigan, I received the following press release from Toyota about their “truck whisperer.” Sweers is one of the smartest guys I know and here is some good insight into what makes a truck chief engineer.