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Associate Editor Tim Esterdahl is a married father of three who enjoys all things automotive including wrenching on his collection of old pickups. He also plays an absurd amount of golf. Like really absurd.

2014 Toyota Tundra vs. 2014 Ford F-150 Comparison – Video

Quite often, you will hear us and others talk about the quality, durability and reliability (QDR) of Toyota products and how that is their big advantage. While it is often hard to measure these things, a Toyota certified sales representative puts both trucks under the microscope.

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Review – 2015 Toyota Venza Limited AWD

In every automakers’ lineup, there is bound to be a slow seller for whatever reason. Quite often, though, this slow seller is a gem in the rough just perfect for the right buyer. In Toyota’s case, this is the 2015 Toyota Venza. Now, in its last year of production, is a great time to consider picking one up before they are gone forever.

Review - 2015 Toyota Venza Limited AWD

The exterior may seem a little bland to some, but we really liked it.

2015 Lexus RX 450h AWD – Luxurious SUV with Great Fuel Economy

One of the interesting things about is we aren’t afraid to talk about other vehicles and manufactures. While some truck sites just stick to their topic, we venture out at times and bring our readers different topics from time to time. In our view, truck guys are curious people by nature and want to learn more about other products. Case in point, we recently had the opportunity to drive around in a 2015 Lexus RX 450h AWD. While not technically a truck, we can certainly see the appeal of this vehicle.

2015 Lexus RX 450h AWD – Luxurious SUV with Great Fuel Economy

The 2015 Lexus RX 450h has almost an iconic styling to it these days.

GM Wins Ignition-Switch Lawsuit Shield, Hides Behind Old GM

As expected, it has happened. A U.S. Bankruptcy Judge has ruled the “new” General Motors isn’t liable for some of the ignition-switch defects that occurred prior to the bankruptcy. If you are following along that responsibility falls on the “old” General Motors. A shell company comprised of bad assets.

GM Wins Ignition-Switch Lawsuit Shield, Hides Behind Old GM

GM won a major court victory over the ignition switch debacle.

2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Takes On Volcano in Chile

While the Ford Raptor runs through a desert and a Ram Rebel drives down some dirt back road, the Toyota Tundra TRD Pro climbed a VOLCANO in Chile. Don’t believe us? Here is the video.