Posts Tagged ‘pickup’

GMC Sierra All Terrain HD Concept Takes Heavy-Duty Capability To New Ground

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

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Detroit — The GMC Sierra All Terrain HD concept is an exploration of heavy-duty truck capability combined with greater off-road versatility. It is highlighted by a bold exterior design, enhanced all-terrain suspension and premium details expected of a GMC — all designed to enable greater access to off-road destinations.

The new 2011 Sierra HD underpins the All Terrain HD concept, with a modified, production-based 4WD chassis and the Duramax diesel/Allison 1000 six-speed powertrain. The enhanced suspension and unique body dimensions, including increased ground clearance and wider track, as well as greater approach/departure angles, deliver off-road capability while maintaining HD levels of payload and trailering capacity. (more…)

Hardest Worker — All-New Ford Ranger Debuts with More Power, Capability and Technologies

Friday, October 15th, 2010
The All-New Ford Ranger
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Sydney — The all-new Ford Ranger — the latest in a wave of global vehicles — makes its worldwide debut today at the Australian International Motor Show. The all-new Ranger has a powerful presence and promises to give pickup truck owners more can-do capability and a transformed truck ownership experience.

From impressive gains in power and safety to exceptional towing capability, the next-generation Ford Ranger emerges as a clear segment leader. It not only builds on the tremendous Ranger heritage of pickup truck capability, but it also gives truck owners a spacious, comfortable, feature-filled interior and sophisticated driving experience they would expect to find only in a car. (more…)

All-New Mazda BT-50
“Active Lifestyle Vehicle”

Friday, October 15th, 2010
Mazda BT-50
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Mazda is proud to announce a brand new direction in the utility market.

At this year's Australian International Motor Show in Sydney, Mazda is unveiling the All-New BT-50 that signifies a new direction in the utility segment. It was developed as an “Active lifestyle vehicle,” and is intended to further extend the appeal of a utility from traditional business users to a wide range of customers, including families and pleasure-seekers.

The current BT-50 is Mazda's only offering in the utility segment. It is an established one-tonne utility that has won numerous awards and gained a strong following all over the world. (more…)

Mazda to Hold World Premiere of All-New BT-50 Pickup

Monday, September 13th, 2010
All-new Mazda BT-50 Double Cab
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Hiroshima, Japan — Mazda Motor Corporation will hold the global unveiling of the all-new Mazda BT-50 compact pickup truck at the 2010 Australian International Motor Show during a press conference on Friday, October 15, 2010. The show will be opened to the public from 5 p.m. on Friday, October 15, and the all-new BT-50 will hold pride of place on the Mazda stand until the show closes on Sunday, October 24.

The all-new Mazda BT-50 is presented as an “active lifestyle vehicle” that overturns the conventional image of a compact pickup truck with modern and refined styling. (more…)

All-New Powertrains, Class-Leading Capability Reinforce 2011 Ford Super Duty’s Tough Truck Status

Thursday, September 24th, 2009
2011 Ford Super Duty
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Dallas — Ford Super Duty customers expect and demand capability from the best-selling heavy-duty truck in America. For most Super Duty owners, it's the core asset of their business. Day after day, year after year, it's expected to deliver results in the most demanding situations. No nonsense. And never any excuses.

“Our Super Duty customers do some of America's toughest jobs,” said Mark Fields, Ford president of The Americas. “Every day they're out there working with little fanfare and all they ask is the right tool for the job. The new 2011 Super Duty offers them a truck with best-in-class towing and payload, all-new powertrains and even more capability than ever to help them do their jobs.” (more…)