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Preview: 2014 Ram Chassis Cab trucks designed for easy upfits

Windsor, ON – For 2014, Ram Chassis Cabs will pack a bigger punch with the introduction of a new 6.4-litre V8 gasoline engine. Ram Chassis Cab engineers design trucks for upfits and develop unique features to ease installation of multiple

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2014 Silverado and Sierra Score a safety first for trucks

Detroit – The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and High Country and the GMC Sierra and Sierra Denali 1500 are the first pickup trucks to receive the highest possible five-star Overall Vehicle Score for safety since the United States National Highway

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Few Canadian drivers familiar with common vehicle safety features

Ottawa – Although consumers identify safety as a priority when purchasing a new car, the majority of Canadians reportedly have limited awareness of how vehicle safety features work. In an effort to change that, the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF)

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Sustainable materials help to make Ford F-150 pickup environmentally friendly

Ford is showing that pickup trucks can be green by adding rice hulls to the list of sustainable materials used to build F-150. Ford is using plastic that is reinforced with rice hulls – a by-product of rice grain –

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Free lube, oil and filter changes to be provided by GM Canada for two years on 2014 models

Oshawa, ON — GM Canada has announce a new two-year scheduled Lube-Oil-Filter (LOF) maintenance program that will be included with the purchase or lease of all new 2014 model year Chevrolet, Buick and GMC vehicles. General Motors says the Canadian

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GM reveals plan to bring back Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon mid-size pickups

Acme, Mich. – General Motors plans to return to the market with mid-sized pickup trucks in 2014. The mid-size pickup models had been discontinued in 2012 as the company focused its marketing on its full-size pickups. On Aug. 8, 2013, at

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Hay farmer heads development of new 2014 Toyota Tundra pickup truck

On farms throughout North America, pickup trucks are like a member of the family. Mike Sweers is living the dream of every kid who was raised in farm country: He gets paid to create trucks. Sweers, who still runs an

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How to adjust your driver’s seat to eliminate pains and strains

Here’s a helpful new podcast on driving ergonomics from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Healthy and Safety (CCOHS) in Hamilton, ON. Dhananjai Borwankar, a technical specialist at CCOHS, explains how drivers can adjust their car seats to ensure proper posture

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2014 Mitsubishi Outlander compact SUV gets new look

More substantial and sophisticated than the model it replaces, the third-generation 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander compact sport utility vehicle (SUV) has been redesigned and re-engineered to provide more comfort, optimize fuel efficiency and provide advanced, new technologies. The 2014 Outlander has

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Refreshed 2014 Honda Odyssey minivan features several safety upgrades

The Honda Odyssey minivan has been thoroughly refreshed for 2014 with core safety upgrades, a sharpened exterior styling and a revised interior with a host of new features and technologies designed to make the minivan even better. The 2014 Honda

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