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GMC Hummer EV “Watts to Freedom” Mode Will Leave Owners Asking WTF

GMC Hummer EV “Watts to Freedom” Mode Will Leave Owners Asking WTF
GMC is celebrating the Fourth of July by offering up a new video of its Hummer EV pickup showing off its “Watts to Freedom” mode. Watts to Freedom = WTF, see what they did there? The mode is essentially a launch mode that channels all of the horsepower and torque from its three electric motors for maximum acceleration.
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Custom Chevy Silverado Is Now an Escalade Pickup Truck

Custom Chevy Silverado Is Now an Escalade Pickup Truck
General Motors reuses the same platforms between its brands, such as the Tahoe/Yukon/Escalade SUVs. While both GMC and Chevrolet currently build pickups on the platform, Cadillac does not. To rectify this problem, a shop from Miami called Dom’s Garage has taken the front from a late model Escalade and grafted it onto a Chevrolet pickup.
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Toyota Teases 2022 Tundra Dashboard and View from the Cabin

Toyota Teases 2022 Tundra Dashboard and View from the Cabin
Earlier this month, some images of the new 2022 Toyota Tundra leaked from an apparent dealership employee. Rather than make a fuss about the leaked images, Toyota opted to release an official image of the truck.
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Toyota Reveals First Official Image of 2022 Tundra

Toyota Reveals First Official Image of 2022 Tundra
While visiting Toyota’s North American headquarters in Plano, Texas a few weeks back, I was given a top-secret walkaround of the new 2022 Tundra. No cameras were allowed in the room, and along with the numerous other journalists at the event, I kept tight-lipped about what I saw.
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New 2022 Toyota Tundra Engine Teased

New 2022 Toyota Tundra Engine Teased
The current trend in vehicle reveals is not to show the whole car or truck until we’ve been teased to death with various bits and pieces in the weeks and months leading up to the actual reveal.
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Retro BFP F-150 Goes Back to the ’80s

Retro BFP F-150 Goes Back to the ’80s
No matter where you looked in the 1980s, there were F-150 pickups with two-tone paint jobs running all over the place. Two different people in my family owned Ford trucks of the vintage, and one of them was red and white two-tone, with the other being a strange red and maroon combo.
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2022 Ford Maverick Pickup Price, Specs, and Photos Revealed

2022 Ford Maverick Pickup Price, Specs, and Photos Revealed
It’s been a while since we’ve seen a new compact pickup truck here in America. Sure, we’ve got the Ford Ranger, Chevy Colorado, and GMC Canyon, but those still don’t seem that small to me. The new Ford Maverick is just 199.7″ long, which is 11.1″ shorter than the Ranger and 32″ shorter than an F-150.
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Ford Maverick Name Returns on a Compact Pickup

Ford Maverick Name Returns on a Compact Pickup
Back in the 1970s, Ford made a compact car that ran the gamut from basic people mover to powerful muscle car called the Maverick. Ford has confirmed after a lot of rumors flew that the Maverick name is returning.
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2022 Toyota Tacoma Trail Edition 4×4 Offers Upgraded Suspension and Storage

2022 Toyota Tacoma Trail Edition 4×4 Offers Upgraded Suspension and Storage
Toyota has announced a new trim level for its Tacoma mid-size pickup that will slot into the line beneath the TRD Off-Road and TRD Pro. The new variant is called the Tacoma Trail Edition 4×4, and it offers additional storage, bed power, and upgraded suspension.
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20,000 People Plunked Down Deposits for the F-150 Lightning on Day One

20,000 People Plunked Down Deposits for the F-150 Lightning on Day One
Recently Ford CEO Jim Farley was on CNBC, where he talked about the reveal of the 2022 F-150 Lightning pickup. Farley mentioned that within 12 hours of the truck debuting on May 19, the company already had 20,000 reservations on the books.
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2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Electric Pickup Has 563 Horsepower and 300 Mile Range

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Electric Pickup Has 563 Horsepower and 300 Mile Range
After many months of teasing its coming electric F-150 pickup, Ford has finally unveiled the F-150 Lightning. The fully electric truck will come in three trim levels, including Platinum, Lariat, and XLT. An entry-level version aimed at commercial applications will also be available.
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GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 Weighs More Than 9,000 Pounds

GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 Weighs More Than 9,000 Pounds
It would come as no surprise to anyone that SUVs are generally very heavy vehicles. Pickups are also typically quite weighty. However, your typical gasoline-powered pickup or SUV isn’t nearly as heavy as the curb weight for the 2022 GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 that will soon be launching.
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Will Ford’s Electric Pickup Be Called the F-150 Lightning?

Will Ford’s Electric Pickup Be Called the F-150 Lightning?
Ford has some of the most loyal fans and the entire automotive realm. There are legions of fans who aren’t Ford guys and gals as much as they are Mustang or F-150 fans. Ford angered hordes of Mustang fans when it strapped the Mustang name to its Mach-E electric SUV, and it looks like it may be set to do something similar with its electric F-150 pickup.
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Ford Gets Ready to Launch its BlueCruise Level 2 Hands-free Driving System

Ford Gets Ready to Launch its BlueCruise Level 2 Hands-free Driving System
Ford has announced that its Level 2 hands-free driving system called BlueCruise will be ready to launch later this year. The system is very similar to the Tesla Autopilot system, but in hands-free mode, BlueCruise doesn’t require the driver’s hands to be on the steering wheel.
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Jeep Gladiator Texas Trail Edition Celebrates the Country’s Biggest Truck Market

Jeep Gladiator Texas Trail Edition Celebrates the Country’s Biggest Truck Market
Jeep has announced a new version of the Gladiator pickup that is exclusive to Texas. The truck is called the Jeep Gladiator Texas Trail, and it’s based on the Gladiator Sport S trim. The Texas Trail edition gets standard 17-inch mid-gloss black aluminum wheels, 32-inch mud-train tires, and the Trailer Tow Group.
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