The Ford Motor Company rolled out a new version of the famous Mustang Bullitt today in Detroit for the 50th anniversary of the car made famous by the movie of the same name.… Read the rest
It’s unusual, but two brand new pickup trucks are being unveiled within just 24 hours of each other — the 2019 Silverado/Sierra 1500, currently the #2 best selling pickup in North America, and the 2019 Ram 1500, the #3 best seller.… Read the rest
Ford is the latest Bosch customer to be named in a lawsuit for falsifying diesel emissions tests.
The class action suit, aimed at Ford, Robert Bosch GMBH (the German headquarters), and Robert Bosch LLC (the American subsidiary), was filed yesterday in the Federal court for the Eastern District of Michigan by attorney Steve Berman. … Read the rest
The Chinese auto industry took another step forward as Zhengzhou Coal Mining Machinery Group (ZMJ) purchased Bosch’s starter and motor generator division — a group which is bound to rise in importance as belt-starter-generator “mild-hybrid” systems become more popular.… Read the rest
Chevrolet is returning to medium-duty trucks with new class 4 and 5 pickups, to debut at the Work Truck Show in early March. Generally, this type of truck is sold with extensive aftermarket customization, to commercial customers.… Read the rest
In the grand old days before we, and probably our fathers, were born, Chrysler locks were built by Yale and Ford locks were built by Hurd. These were the common design called “pin tumbler” locks; they were pretty much identical to the locks on houses.… Read the rest
The new standard for pickup automatics is having eight to ten speeds in their automatic transmissions; but one of the foremost engineering innovators for fledging General Motors beat Toyota by about one hundred years.… Read the rest
I was leaving Colorado with a load of pipe heading for Midland, Texas, and running down US 287 between Springfield and Campo, Colorado when I noticed the truck was sounding a bit different.… Read the rest
What color should rear turn signals be? In North America they’re usually red, and can also be amber. Almost everywhere else in the world, they have to be amber.
Traffic moves and changes quickly.… Read the rest