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Keep up with the newest pickup truck models and features unveiled at auto shows from coast to coast. We travel from the State Fair of Texas, with its wide-open displays and Lone Star-flavored styles, to the heart of the domestic market in Detroit; we check in on the cold winds of change that blow in Chicago and make stops in Vegas for the SEMA show, in Los Angeles for a taste of the alternative-fuel world, and even occasionally in New York, where surprises have been known to happen.

There are so many trucks out there, and so many different uses, that sometimes truck shoppers need a hand choosing the best one. We’re here to help.

Top 10 Movie Pickups Top 10 Features for 2009 Half-Ton Pickups Top 10 Classic Fuel-Sipping Haulers Top 10 News Stories of 2007 Top 5 Ugliest Concept Trucks

 

There have been a lot of trucks that have come and gone over the ages, many of them beloved and some, well, not so much. Our look at the great history of pickup trucks.

Found: The Lost Photos and History of Quadrasteer 3.0! History of Nissan Pickups A History of the American Pickup Truck A Brief History of Car-Based Pickups 1973 to 1998 Chevrolet Pickups Grow Collectible Other Designs Chrysler Considered for the 2009 Dodge Ram 1500

 

As truck technology changes at a frenetic pace, it’s tough to keep up with every advance that’s coming. It’s even harder to remember what has been promised and how those promises were kept. We’re keeping track for you.

The Coming Pickup Trucks' Powertrain Dilemma Diesel’s Replacement? Ethanol Turbo Boost for Gas Engines Eaton ELocker: Licensed to Lock How’d They Do That? Enthusiasts Aren’t the Only Ones Interested in Finding Out Tech Preview: GM Two-Mode Hybrid Pickups Adding a LINE-X Spray In Bedliner to a Truck

 

Many times, the people behind the truck scenes go without notice, and we’re stepping up to make sure that doesn’t happen. We’ve been interviewing truck movers and shakers for years; check back often for new chats.

Todd Eckert Daryl Harris and Matt Sperling Brad Pinter Carl Hillebrand Ralph Gilles Mike Weidman Brian Smith Jon Moss Thayer Chew Lorrain Babiar Steve Saleen Chip Foose John Perez