Ram Patents New Tailgate Design – Innovative or Ridiculous?

A new split, swinging tailgate design could be coming from Ram in the next few years. This design is pretty radical. Is it too much or a really smart idea?

Ram Patents New Tailgate Design - Innovative or Ridiculous?

These new tailgate illustrations are from a patent Chrysler Group filed with the U.S. Patent Office. Pretty interesting idea.

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Diesel Fuel Fluctuations Cause Concern for Light-Duty Truck Buyers? Not Yet.

The rising interest in diesel-fueled pickups is great for auto sales, yet what happens when more demand occurs? Supply gets tighter and prices go up. Is this a long-term problem consumers aren’t figuring into their total vehicle ownership costs? You bet.

Diesel Fuel Fluctuations Cause Concern for Truck Buyers? Not Yet.

When crops are harvested this fall, diesel fuel prices will rise. Fluctuations like this are common to diesel fuel, will this cause concern for light-duty truck buyers?

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May 2014 Full Size Truck Sales – Tundra Continues Growth

The sales numbers are in for May, 2014 and the Toyota Tundra and Ram Trucks were the big winners Read more…

Swimming Pool in Your Truck – Beware

A fun thing for some truck owners is to turn their pickup bed into a swimming pool. This is a bad idea, really bad unless you own a heavy duty truck. Here is a graphic showing the technical aspects of doing this. Read more…

What If Gas Prices Have Peaked? What Would That Mean For Truck Buyers?

What if gas prices have peaked?” It’s a question I asked myself a few weeks ago, and it’s become a bit of an obsession for me since then. Partially, I’m curious about national gasoline prices, how they fluctuate relative to oil prices, how consumer usage of gasoline effects pricing, etc. Partially, I’m curious because automakers are working awfully hard to produce vehicles that consumer less fuel.

As far-fetched as it may sound, gasoline prices may have peaked (or may be peaking soon). Read more…

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