At the recent 2013 SEMA Auto Show, the Toyota Tundra Motocross was unveiled as part of the Toyota Dream Build Challenge. Although, it had stiff competition, it blew everybody away and took home first prize. Here is more on the truck and quick interview with Doug Parks, Director of Marketing, N-FAB Inc.
Perhaps out of an interest to keep Tesla in the news, Elon Musk suggested yesterday that his company might build an electric pickup truck that would compete with Ford’s F-150 in the next 5 years. To that I say “I’ll be the blue guy,” a sarcastic way of saying “Don’t hold your breath.”
Here’s why I think the notion of a Tesla pickup in 5 years is beyond fanciful. Read more…
Chrysler announced it will be recalling 1.2 million Ram trucks to fix a steering alignment issue. The problem? The tie-rod ends were installed incorrectly because technicians “misinterpreted” instructions. Yep. Really.
We just got our press loan for the week in the form of a 2014 Toyota Tundra CrewMax 1794 Edition. She sure looks pretty.
Currently, Tim drives a 2013 Toyota Tundra CrewMax. If you have any questions about the differences between the trucks or specific 1794 questions, please let him know below.
Japanese media reports say that Toyota has developed a hybrid powertrain for use in large Land Cruiser SUVs, replacing the 5.7L, engine used in the Tundra and Sequoia. This is all in response to tougher mpg targets and changing environmental regulations.Read more…