Chicken Tax Controversy – Has Its Time Come?

There has been quite a lot of conversation lately in automotive circles about the chicken tax possibly ending and what the future of trucks would look like if it did. If you aren’t aware of the controversy, here is what is going on and possible implications.

Chicken Tax Controversy - Has It's Time Come?

Ford has circumvented the Chicken Tax tariff by importing the Transit Connect van and then modifying it. This practice could come to an end.

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2013 Toyota Prius V Three Model – Truck Guy Review

As a truck guy, I have always been curious as to what was the allure with the Prius. Toyota has sold more than 3 million of these hybrids in more than 80 countries and I see them everywhere. What does a truck guy think of them? Find out in my review.

2013 Toyota Prius V Three Model - Truck Guy Review Interior

This is a first day photo I quickly took. A large winter storm moved in the next day along with an Arctic cold front that kept temps to around 10.

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Toyota Tundra Pro-4×4 Race Truck Driver Johnny Greaves – Interview

If you’re an automotive racing fan, especially off-road racing, you may know the name Johnny Greaves. Greaves, who resides in Wisconsin, has been dominating short-course off-road racing for over 20 years. Here is an interview with him, contributed by a fan of the site, DJ Gallina.

Toyota Tundra Pro-4x4 Race Truck Driver Johnny Greaves - Interview

This Tundra could give the Raptor some serious competition.

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2014 Tundra Pre-Orders Strong – Production Changes, More Variations Coming

UPDATE: There has been a lot of media outlets lately (like this Autonews story) talking about what Bill Fay, Toyota Division General Manager, comments on expanding production of the Tundra and moving production of the Tacoma. Just a reminder, we reported on this months ago. Here is our original post.

Lost in the frantic news and reviews of the 2014 Tundra is a most interesting tidbit. It seems Toyota’s Chief Engineer Mike Sweers alluded to Toyota building more Tundra pickups and different variations of it are coming soon. Say what?

2014 Tundra Pre-Orders Strong - Production Changes, More Variations Coming

According to Chief Engineer Mike Sweers, pre-orders of the 2014 have been really strong prompting discussion of moving the Tacoma production and building more variations of the truck.

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Toyota Goes Turbo With New Engine Offerings on the Horizon

Toyota is planning to release several new downsized turbo engines as early as next year. These small displacement engines will probably be focused on cars, yet a full-size truck offering may be part of a  future discussion. Our big question is an “EcoBoost” Tundra a viable idea?

Toyota Goes Turbo With New Engine Offerings on the Horizon

Toyota is working on developing new, turbocharged engines that could conceivably replace the four cylinder and maybe six cylinder offerings. Is a turbocharged Tundra a possibility?

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