What's Next: Pickup Trucks
The latest in that ultimate of utility vehicles
A good truck can pull mountains and carry the leftover rocks in its bed, all while keeping passengers safe, sound and comfortable. And though this year saw the debut of only a few trucks, they are nonetheless significant: In the fall of 2008, shoppers will get to test drive the redesigned 2009 Ford F-150 and Dodge Ram. While the F-150 and Ram represent critical new models for their respective automakers, on the horizon is a pickup that may shake things up in a big way: the Toyota A-BAT. Featured on Page 10, the A-BAT is a hybrid pickup for commuters and weekend warriors – and very well could be Toyota’s next hit.
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