Ford's F-150 has been the best-selling truck in the US for the past 37 years in a row. This year it gets a radical overhaul, moving to aluminum to save weight and getting a raft of new tech inside and out, making sure this workhorse continues to carry the Blue Oval forward.
This video takes a look at the conception and realization of L.A.'s own heavy-duty electric truck.
Car computers will use many sources of data -- lasers, radar, stereo cameras, even windshield wiper rain detectors -- to figure out what's around them. And none of the sensors will ever get drowsy.
The first fuel-economy standards for medium and heavy-duty trucks aim to improve efficiency by about 20 percent by 2018, potentially saving about $50 billion on fuel costs largely by using existing technologies.
General Motors will add a third shift at Flint Assembly, generating 750 jobs for the plant that makes Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra heavy-duty pickups.
Patrol cars in Raleigh and Knightdale, N.C., will run partially on propane as part of a U.S. Department of Energy program.
Automotive News reports on GMC's future model plans.
China Yuchai introduced China's first Euro VI-compliant automotive diesel engine.
EPA, Transportation Department unveil car labels for comparing efficiency, cost, and environmental impact among different drive trains, but they drop letter grade system that automakers balked at.
Automotive news reports on how the Japan quake and tsunami are affecting the automotive industry.