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Honda Autonomous Work Vehicle could be the fire truck of the future

Follow Viknesh Honda Autonomous Work Vehicle prototype Honda will use next month’s 2019 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to highlight a number of technologies it is working on in fields as diverse as robotics, connectivity and self-driving capability. Among the highlights will be a prototype for a self-driving all-terrain vehicle that Honda is

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Buy hard: 1954 Chevrolet truck built for Bruce Willis up for auction

Bruce Willis-owned 1954 Chevrolet 3100 truck A custom 1954 Chevrolet 3100 truck built for and previously owned by action movie star Bruce Willis will hit the Barrett-Jackson auction block in January. The auction listing said the truck was built for the Die Hard star in the early 1990s. He owned it until November 2014, when

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Volvo introduces electric delivery/garbage truck with 186-mile range

Volvo Trucks has introduced its first battery-electric truck meant for commercial duty: the FL. The company said the FL will bring the benefits of battery-electric vehicles to the inner-city distribution and garbage collection industries. Per Volvo’s announcement, the FL will go up to estimated 186 miles on a single charge with between two and six

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Tuner builds wild Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup truck

Follow Viknesh Mercedes-AMG isn’t planning to upgrade the X-Class anytime soon—it probably has to do with the fact the mid-size pickup truck is based on a donor Nissan platform—but there are plenty of tuners out there willing to step in. One of them is Pickup Design, the pickup truck division of Polish tuner Carlex Design,

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Volkswagen floats unibody truck concept

FRANKFURT — Volkswagen is considering a jump into the midsize pickup segment with a U.S.-made truck that could be built in Tennessee, sources familiar with the matter told Automotive News. The pickup, a derivative of the Atlas large crossover, is expected to be introduced on Wednesday at the New York auto show as a surprise

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Ford F-150 traces its pickup truck roots all the way to 1917

[embedded content] The Ford F-150 is arguably one of the most iconic vehicles ever. Although the F-150 name arrived in 1975, the pickup traces its root to 1917 when Ford produced its very first pickup truck. From that day forward, the Ford pickup transformed how Americans looked at the automobile. We go back in time

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