2021 Ford F-150 revealed, Volvo-Waymo self-driving tie-up, electric trucks; What’s New @ The Car Connection

New 2021 Ford F-150 truck uploads as a tech-heavy hybrid ready for the next generation

The truckmaker unveiled its 2021 Ford F-150 pickup, which included a hybrid powertrain and onboard generator.

Ram 1500 vs. Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. Ford F-150: How the trucks compare on paper

We compare the big three trucks from Detroit-based automakers too see how they fare.

2021 Subaru Ascent crossover adds more standard safety tech, costs $33,345 

The new Ascent adds better headlights, adaptive cruise control, and a rear-seat reminder as standard equipment.

From Motor Authority:

2020 Volvo S60

Volvo to use Waymo tech for

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How the trucks compare on paper

Full-size trucks are a big deal.

The three offerings from Detroit-based truckmakers square off for buyers’ interest and money surely, but also loyalty. Among shoppers, truck buyers are some of the most loyal to their chosen brands. Ford, General Motors, and Ram square off in an annual royal rumble that may pay dividends for generations. The race between the Ford F-150, Chevy Silverado 1500, and Ram 1500 has never been tighter.

With the 2021 Ford F-150 revealed Thursday, the future for that competition comes into view. Although Ford didn’t reveal many specs for the 2021 F-150, we now know it’s

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Pickup trucks outsell cars for the first time, and it may not be temporary

The Ford F-150, Ram 1500, and Chevy Silverado have been the best-selling light vehicles in America for a long time, but for the first time ever, the pickup truck segment as a whole outsold the car segment in the month of April, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday. 

The difference was by a large margin, too, with pickups outselling cars by more than 17,000 units. Five years ago, cars outsold trucks by half a million units in a single month, according to Bloomberg.

State restrictions of certain businesses has led to more vehicle deliveries in middle America, where trucks are preferred,

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2020 Ford Ranger vs. 2020 Ford F-150: Compare Trucks

2019 Ford Ranger and F-150 with self-leveling kit

In most places, bigger is considered better. This should apply to pickup trucks, too, but half-ton trucks like the 2020 Ford F-150 are America’s preferred vehicle of choice over massive heavy duties. While the F-150 might be the right-size truck, the 2020 Ford Ranger mid-size truck presents an option for those who want…less. Who need less. 

The F-150 is the better truck; it comes in more sizes, styles, powertrain options, and it has better creature comforts, is better equipped, and has more capability. Our 6.2 TCC Rating reflects the popular opinion of

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