Full-size pickups most stolen vehicles in U.S. in 2022
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by RV Travel
10M ago
According to analysis by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), the insurance industry’s association dedicated to predicting, preventing, and prosecuting insurance crime, vehicles with the highest theft rate last year were full-size pickups. Chevy led the list with Ford trucks right behind. These pickups made up more than 25 percent of the thefts reported in […] The post Full-size pickups most stolen vehicles in U.S. in 2022 appeared first on RV Travel ..read more
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New $50,000 electric truck goes 350 miles per charge
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by RV Travel
1y ago
In a crowd of trucks, this one stands out. It’s really different. The Telo MT1 is all-electric and small — call it tiny, if you wish. At 152 inches long, it occupies the same footprint as a Mini Cooper SE. Its designers hope it will appeal to city dwellers. The snub-nosed truck, expected to be […] The post New $50,000 electric truck goes 350 miles per charge appeared first on RV Travel ..read more
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Delivery time on Ford F-150 Lightning trucks speeds up
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by RV Travel
1y ago
DEARBORN, Mich., June 8, 2023 – Ford is on track to increase production of the F-150 Lightning at the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center this fall to reduce customer wait times. Retail orders today are estimated to deliver as early as September. Ford also continues to accept retail customer orders for the Lariat and Platinum models. […] The post Delivery time on Ford F-150 Lightning trucks speeds up appeared first on RV Travel ..read more
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Ford F-150 Lightning is best selling e-truck for November
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by Chuck Woodbury
1y ago
Ford’s sales of electric vehicles expanded at approximately twice the rate of the overall electric vehicle segment in November, as Ford prepares to increase production next year to meet U.S. demand. Ford electric vehicle sales were up 103 percent for the month compared to a year ago, making Ford America’s second best-selling brand and manufacturer […] The post Ford F-150 Lightning is best selling e-truck for November appeared first on RV Travel ..read more
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How to extend F-150 Lightning truck driving range in cold weather
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by RV Travel
1y ago
The Ford F-150 Lightning pickup has been tested in extreme cold conditions. It endured months of real-world winter driving in Alaska and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Its battery has been subjected to temperatures as high as 140°F to as low as minus 40°F in Ford’s atmospheric test chambers. However, all-electric vehicles experience energy decreases in cold […] The post How to extend F-150 Lightning truck driving range in cold weather appeared first on RV Travel ..read more
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In defense of the good ol’ American V8 pickup. It’s still the best for RVing
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by Tony Barthel
1y ago
The best kind of vehicle for RVing is the simple American V8 pickup truck. Period. And I also realize those are fighting words with some people. Further, my defense is of the gasoline V8 pickup. Why do I feel this way?  Inside baseball One of the ways we work hard to keep up on the […] The post In defense of the good ol’ American V8 pickup. It’s still the best for RVing appeared first on RV Travel ..read more
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E-truck towing experiment ends in failure
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by RV Travel
1y ago
Which fares best in a towing contest — a gas-powered or electric-powered truck towing identical travel trailers? This test, documented in a 22-minute YouTube video, pitted a Ford F-150 Lightning against a GMC Denali Ultimate Edition with a 6.2-liter V-8 gas engine. We’ll save you a little guessing about the outcome by saying the electric […] The post E-truck towing experiment ends in failure appeared first on RV Travel ..read more
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Pickup Truck Review: 2022 Toyota Tundra is new, but still trails icons
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by James Raia
1y ago
The Toyota Tundra debuted in its third generation this year as among the most varied available pickup trucks but with a diminishing legacy. The Japanese manufacturer assembles the truck in San Antonio, Texas, a hub for ranchers and RVers and their utilitarian vehicles. Despite the substantial niche market, the Tundra is struggling. Nearly 197,000 sold […] The post Pickup Truck Review: 2022 Toyota Tundra is new, but still trails icons appeared first on RV Travel ..read more
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Nissan trucks recalled for rollaway danger when shifted into park
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by Chuck Woodbury
1y ago
Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2020-2022 Frontier and Titan trucks. The transmission parking pawl may not engage when the vehicle is shifted into park, which could result in a vehicle rollaway. A parking pawl is a device fitted to a motor vehicle’s automatic transmission that locks up the transmission when the transmission […] The post Nissan trucks recalled for rollaway danger when shifted into park appeared first on RV Travel ..read more
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