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Clever, Not Complicated: the 2022 Ford Maverick XL Pickup Offers Economical Practicality

by Frank A. Aukofer ~ It’s clever and so simple, but it illustrates the creative thinking that went into the design and engineering of the all-new 2022 Ford Maverick XL pickup truck. It’s the tailgate, which everyone takes for granted but... Continue Reading →

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz and 2022 Nissan Frontier: A DriveWays Review…

by Frank A. Aukofer Dedicated automotive publications often do comparison tests of vehicles that compete in the same category. But two of the newest midsize pickup trucks are so individual in themselves there’s no comparison between the 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz... Continue Reading →

2021 Ram 1500 TRX Crew Cab 4X4: A DriveWays Review…

by Frank A. Aukofer Other than its menacing mien, the clue to the purpose of the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX is that gigantic spare wheel and tire bolted into the cargo bed.  There’s a twin, another spare hanging underneath, because both... Continue Reading →

2020 Nissan Titan SL Crew Cab: A DriveWays Review…

by Frank A. Aukofer Pickup trucks, especially those that are similar to the 2020 Nissan Titan SL 4X4 Crew Cab, are as much a phenomenon as utilitarian work vehicles. Think about it. How often do you see a pickup loaded... Continue Reading →

Five Reasons To Buy A 2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

by Jason Fogelson I may never need a van like the 2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500XD Crew Van. But during my week test-driving one, I found myself thinking about why I should own a Sprinter. Here are my top five reasons... Continue Reading →

2020 Ford F-250 4X4 Diesel: A DriveWays Review…

by Frank A. Aukofer So they say you’re not a real pickup truck person unless the $72,955  price tag  on the Ford F-250 Super Duty doesn’t faze you — even the $10,495 extra for the 6.7-liter turbo diesel engine. Pickup... Continue Reading →

2020 Jeep Gladiator Mojave, Renegade Trailhawk 4X4: A DriveWays Review…

by Frank A. Aukofer This is a tale of two Jeeps: The flyover model and the Italian Job. Former is the new Gladiator Mojave pickup truck, tricked out to validate those videos showing Jeeps launched airborne off sand dunes; the... Continue Reading →

2020 Ram 1500 Limited Crew Cab 4X4: A DriveWays Review…

by Frank A. Aukofer Comparing the 2020 Ram pickup truck to a luxury car is tempting, but it’s something like putting a manatee in the same tank as an Atlantic salmon. The manatee is big, lovable and graceful but slow... Continue Reading →

2020 NACTOY Winners: A DriveWays Report…

by Frank A. Aukofer Detroit, Mich. — North American automotive journalists, voting in secret ballots,  revealed on January 13, 2020 that they had selected two quintessentially U.S. vehicles and one from South Korea — but built in the U.S. —... Continue Reading →

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