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2018 Nissan Midnight Edition trucks turn out the lights

2018 Nissan Midnight EditionsBlack-painted wheels are all the rage, but that’s not what makes Nissan’s announcement that it is extending its Midnight Edition package to its pickup lineup for 2018 so newsworthy. Instead, it’s that the automaker has confirmed that the Frontier mid-size pickup is back for another model year. An all-new version is on the horizon, and it’s long…
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2014 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra recalled over power steering loss: 690,000 U.S. trucks affected

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500General Motors is recalling more than 690,000 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups from the 2014 model year. Documents from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that some of those vehicles may be at risk of losing power steering in certain situations. As is often the case these days, the problem is rooted in glitchy…
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Rear-wheel steering could radically change pickup trucks and SUVs

ZF's rear-wheel steering conceptAs useful as pickup trucks are, there’s one place they don’t make much sense: in the city, where urban confines make long, unwieldy cargo haulers challenging to maneuver into tight spaces. German car parts supplier ZF recently showed off a solution that it’s marketing to automakers—a rear-wheel steering system that makes even the biggest…
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