GM Cancels Silverado and Sierra Hybrids – Full-Size Hybrids Dead?

GM’s big announcement of the re-launch of the Silverado and Sierra had one interesting tidbit – no more hybrids. Will other automakers follow suit and cancel their hybrid plans?

GM Cancels Silverado and Sierra Hybrids

With Hybrids in full-size trucks and SUVs being canceled, what does this mean for Toyota? Will they ever offer a Hybrid Tundra?

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Toyota Tundra Lift Height Visual Guide – Find the Right Height for You

One of the more frustrating things when deciding to lift your truck is determining how high you should go and what it will look like. Check out these excellent visual representations of what adding height to your truck looks like.

Toyota Tundra Lift Height Visual Guide

How much higher do you want to take your Toyota Tundra? Check out these photos for a better idea.

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Detroit/Chicago Auto Show Question Suggestions

As some of you may already know, Esterdahl is going to the Detroit and Chicago Auto Shows. The plan is to bring you back in-depth photos and information about all the new trucks that we find (like the 2014 Toyota Tundra in Chicago). This brings up a question Tim had. What questions do our readers really want answered? If you have a question for Toyota, Ford, GM, Chrysler/Fiat or anyone/thing else, let Tim know in the comments below. He will try to answer as many questions as possible. Thanks!

Toyota Tundra vs. Ford F-150 EcoBoost Drag Race

Check out this video of a drag race between a Toyota Tundra and a Ford F-150. Special thanks to LJC for giving us the link. Guess who won?

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Mandatory Back-Up Camera Increases Cost by $200 – Good or Bad?

An update to a story we ran 2 years ago is that it’s looking more and more likely that rear view cameras will become mandatory equipment in all new 2014 vehicles by the end of the 2012. At a cost increase of $200 per vehicle, is it a necessary safety feature or another case of mandatory equipment pushing car prices higher and higher?

Mandatory Back-Up Camera Increases Cost

Back-up cameras will become mandatory in all new vehicles. Is this a good safety decision or another burden on car buyers?

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