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Truck News Today
4 minutes | Mar 22, 2017
Episode 16: Chevy Medium-Duty to Use Duramax and Allison
On this episode of Truck News Today, we talk about Chevy's announcement at the NTEA Work Truck Show where they're going to continue to use Duramax diesel engines and Allison transmissions in their 2018 medium-duty commercial Class 4 and Class 5 work trucks. All of that and more on this episode of Truck News Today!Links:Work Truck Show: Chevy’s Medium-Duty Trucks to be Powered by Duramax Engine, Allison Transmission | Trucks.com
5 minutes | Mar 21, 2017
Episode 15: NAFTA and Tariffs
On today's episode of Truck News Today, we talk about the ramifications of leaving NAFTA and imposing a 35% tariff on imported goods. How will that affect the truck industry? We take a look. All of that and more on this episode of Truck News Today!Links:Potential Trump Tariffs Could Shake Up U.S. Pickup Truck Market | Trucks.com
3 minutes | Mar 20, 2017
Episode 14: F-150 Nighttime Pedestrian Detection
Among many of the updates the 2018 Ford F-150 receives, a major update comes in the form of nighttime pedestrian detection. We talk about how it works and why it's important on this episode of Truck News Today!Links:Scared of the Dark? You're Not Alone. Fear Handed Down From Cavemen Ancestors Causes On-Road Stress; This New Tech Could Help | Ford Media Center
10 minutes | Mar 15, 2017
Episode 13: We Went to the Mint 400 in Las Vegas!
On today's show, we talk about our recent off-road racing adventure at the Mint 400 desert race, part of the Best in the Desert series, in Las Vegas! All of that and more on this episode of Truck News Today!Links:Our Epic Mint 400 Adventure - The Awesomer
8 minutes | Mar 14, 2017
Episode 12: 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro Review
On today's show, we talk about driving the 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro from Los Angeles to Las Vegas and give it a full on and off-road review! All of that and more on this episode of Truck News Today!Links:2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro Desert Review - 95 Octane
12 minutes | Mar 13, 2017
Episode 11: 2017 Ford Super Duty Review
On today's show, we drive and review the all-new, built-from-the-ground-up 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty. How does an aluminum truck handle work? What's it like to live with everyday? We talk about that and more on this episode of Truck News Today!Links:'F-150 Online' Review: 2017 Ford Super Duty - F150online.com
4 minutes | Feb 28, 2017
Episode 10: Mercedes-Benz X-Class Coming to America?
Apparently Mercedes-Benz is mulling the possibility of building and selling the new X-Class pickup truck here in the United States. Should they? All of that and more on this episode of Truck News Today!Links:Spy Shots: Mercedes-Benz’s X-Class Pickup Truck | Trucks.comReport: Mercedes-Benz X-Class Pickup May Come to U.S. - Motor Trend
20 minutes | Feb 27, 2017
Episode 9: 2017 Ford Raptor Review
Finally, we get to spend a week in the 2017 Ford Raptor and take it to our favorite off-road park to see what's what! How does it handle the off-road? What about the new V6 engine? Can you live with it day-to-day? All of that and more on this episode of Truck News Today!Links:2017 Ford Raptor Review - Future Motoring
5 minutes | Feb 22, 2017
Episode 8: Raptor Aftermarket Exhausts
Magnaflow released their exhaust for the 2017 Ford Raptor with the 3.5L EcoBoost engine. Does it make the truck sound better or worse? Let us know! Also, UPS is testing package delivery drones in Florida that might someday replace their delivery trucks. All of that and more on Truck News Today!Links:A Big Fat Exhaust Isn't Enough To Make The V6 Ford Raptor Sound CoolUPS Tests Drone Delivery in Residential Area in Florida | Trucks.com
6 minutes | Feb 21, 2017
Episode 7: Raptor First Impressions
We just had our Raptor loan dropped off and we simply had to take it for a drive. So what are our first impressions? A little mixed, actually. Give it a listen to find out why.
26 minutes | Feb 20, 2017
Episode 6: 2017 GMC Sierra Heavy Duty Drive Impressions with Tim Esterdahl
Recently, GMC held their drive program in Telluride, Colorado for the 2017 GMC Sierra HD line of trucks, with an all-new 6.6L Duramax diesel engine. We talk to Tim Esterdahl of Pickup Truck Talk about his experience and how the truck compares to the competition.Special Guest: Tim Esterdahl.
7 minutes | Feb 17, 2017
Episode 5: Tacoma TRD Pro v. Raptor v. Colorado ZR2
On today's show, we talk about some of the baddest off-road trucks on sale. But is it fair to compare the almighty Ford Raptor to the Ram Power Wagon, Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro, and Chevrolet Colorado ZR2? They're different classes of trucks, but they all seem to have a similar purpose.
4 minutes | Feb 16, 2017
Episode 4: 2019 Ranger Spied!
Toyota shows off an updated trim -- the TRD Sport -- Tundra in Chicago, including Toyota Safety Sense as standard, plus some fancy LED headlights. Also, spy photographers catch the 2019 Ford Ranger testing near Ford's world headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan!Links:Spy Shots: Ford Tests 2019 Ranger Pickup Truck Near Headquarters | Trucks.comRevamped 2018 Toyota Tundra Pickup Debuts in Chicago | Trucks.com
3 minutes | Feb 15, 2017
Episode 3: Chicago Auto Show News
We talk about the new Nissan Titan and Titan XD King Cab models that debuted in Chicago, along with the new Redline package for the Colorado and Silverado (plus other Chevrolet vehicles).Links:Nissan adds new King Cab body style to complete lineup of award winning TITAN and TITAN XD models - Nissan Online NewsroomRedline Takes Chevrolet Design to the Next Level
17 minutes | Feb 15, 2017
Episode 2: Everything You Need to Know About the 2018 Ford F-150
On this episode, we talk to Brian Bell about the redesigned 2018 Ford F-150, the diesel engine, and Ford's 40 years of truck leadership.Special Guest: Brian Bell.Links:2018 Ford Raptor is Unchanged Despite F-150 Redesign - 95 Octane
5 minutes | Feb 15, 2017
Episode 1: Welcome to the Show!
On today's show, we introduce the show, talk about the Colorado ZR2, Durango SRT, and why you should give semi trucks a wide berth when you're driving on the highway!Links:Ram Rebel TRX Concept Revs Its Mighty Hellcat-ish Engine - 95 OctaneThe Awesome Off-Roading 2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Will Start At $40,995The Dodge Durango SRT Isn't Exactly ‘America’s Most Powerful Three-Row SUV'Beware Of Semi Trucks In The WindIs the 2018 Ford F-150 the One, Last Hope for Diesel? - Future Motoring
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