Trucks/pickups http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6421/more en Thinking autonomous in a new way http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/thinking-autonomous-new-way <div class="node-body blog-body">Freightliner is the first to license a self-driving commercial truck to operate on a public highway...it still requires a driver in the cab, but on-board systems enhance efficiency, safety and control. The truck pulls together a range of technologies to provide precise control of the machine, even in traffic.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/thinking-autonomous-new-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/thinking-autonomous-new-way#comments Trucks/pickups Companies Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 11 May 2015 11:39:00 +0000 78811 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The new Freightliner Innovation concept truck offers autonomous operation, offering enhanced safety and efficiency on the road. While not commercial, the truck does have a license to operate on public roads in Nevada.</p> Pickup maker aims to create a new class http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/pickup-maker-aims-create-new-class <div class="node-body gallery-body">You've heard of the half-ton pickup and the heavy duty pickup, now Nissan is aiming somewhere in the middle with the XD.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/pickup-maker-aims-create-new-class" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/pickup-maker-aims-create-new-class#comments Trucks/pickups Companies Thu, 19 Mar 2015 12:00:00 +0000 77531 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Nissan is kicking off the second-generation Titan pickup with the Titan XD Crew Cab lineup first. They feature a new Cummins diesel for power.</p> Heavy duty pickups at a glance http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/heavy-duty-pickups-glance <div class="node-body gallery-body">Looking for a real farm work truck in 2015? This gallery of heavy duty models offers insight to specs, features from the big brands.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/heavy-duty-pickups-glance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/heavy-duty-pickups-glance#comments Trucks/pickups Companies Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:40:00 +0000 75681 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Looking for a heavy duty pickup? The major players are stepping up with plenty of hauling and towing power for 2015. Check out the features these trucks offer for your farm.</p> 2015 Consumer Electronics Show: Your next cab http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/2015-consumer-electronics-show-your-next-cab <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Over the weekend I heard a CBS radio interview with Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association, who said one thing that is different with this year&rsquo;s show in Las Vegas is the strong showing of automakers and automotive suppliers. Five car makers displayed their wares this year compared to near to none a decade ago.</p> <p>States Shapiro in an interview: &ldquo;Technology has become more important than horsepower. Consumers are saying, &lsquo;What I have in my home, I want in my car.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/2015-consumer-electronics-show-your-next-cab" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/2015-consumer-electronics-show-your-next-cab#comments Trucks/pickups Tractors Electronics and digital equipment Tractors Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 08 Jan 2015 18:18:00 +0000 75271 at http://farmindustrynews.com Ford’s new aluminum pickup nears the market http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/ford-s-new-aluminum-pickup-nears-market <div class="node-body gallery-body"><em>UPDATED with more news about an innovative new feature.</em> Announced in January, the 2015 F-150 with its all-aluminum body is nearing dealer showrooms. We roundup 7 things you might want to know, and one bonus for the Super Duty F series in 2017.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/ford-s-new-aluminum-pickup-nears-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/ford-s-new-aluminum-pickup-nears-market#comments Trucks/pickups Companies Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:12:00 +0000 71971 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Ford makes a statement with an aluminum body F-150 that should be hitting showrooms soon. Catch up on what many are saying about this bold move to cut weight and boost fuel economy.</p> Day 1 of the Shell Rotella SuperRigs http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/day-1-shell-rotella-superrigs <div class="field-byline"> Shell Lubricants/Photos: Conrad Schmidt </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The 32nd annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition was held at the zMAX Dragway, which is part of Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., from May 15-17 for the biggest SuperRigs ever.&nbsp; With a theme of &ldquo;Go Big,&rdquo; the event hosted big rigs, over $25,000 in cash and prizes, access to two races at Charlotte Motor Speedway, live concerts and more.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/day-1-shell-rotella-superrigs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/day-1-shell-rotella-superrigs#comments Trucks/pickups "Semi" trailers and tractors Thu, 29 May 2014 16:14:00 +0000 71161 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Shell Lubricants/Conrad Schmidt</p> New heavy duty pickup hits showrooms http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/new-heavy-duty-pickup-hits-showrooms <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and 3500HD make public debut, we share some key features.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/new-heavy-duty-pickup-hits-showrooms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/new-heavy-duty-pickup-hits-showrooms#comments Trucks/pickups Companies Thu, 15 May 2014 14:22:00 +0000 71021 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Chevrolet has officially launched the new Silverado 2500HD and 3500HD models. Totally redesigned, they offer a range of key features for the farm.</p> Taking the pickup off road http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/taking-pickup-road <div class="node-body gallery-body">Ram was the first to offer four-wheel drive to the consumer market after WWII with the Power Wagon. Check out the latest version of this off-roader.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/taking-pickup-road" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/taking-pickup-road#comments Trucks/pickups Companies Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:03:00 +0000 70621 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The newest version of the Ram Power Wagon joins the company line for 2014 with innovative features and capable credentials.</p> Ford Rolls out 2015 F-150 http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/ford-rolls-out-2015-f-150 <div class="node-body gallery-body">From a redesigned badge to key components from aluminum, the company makes a statement with its No. 1 selling vehicle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/ford-rolls-out-2015-f-150" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/ford-rolls-out-2015-f-150#comments Trucks/pickups Farm Equipment Thu, 16 Jan 2014 20:06:00 +0000 69561 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Ready to roll: Ford unveiled the new 2015 F-150 pickup during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, and it&#39;s loaded with new features. In fact, the company has more than 100 new patents associated with the pickup.</p> Ford 2014 pickup roundup http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/ford-2014-pickup-roundup <div class="node-body gallery-body">Ford rolls out 2014 F-150 series and its Super Duty F Series, check out the details.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/ford-2014-pickup-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/ford-2014-pickup-roundup#comments Trucks/pickups Companies Thu, 08 Aug 2013 11:29:00 +0000 66782 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p> The F-Super Duty series of trucks from Ford are targeted at the heavy duty user with towing features, hauling capacity and other features that work in a range of applications. From base work-truck trim to fully featured higher end packages, buyers have a lot of options.</p>