Tundraheadquarters fans and readers, Tim here. I have a pretty big announcement. As many of you know, I’ve grown as an automotive journalist and now get vehicles from a wide variety of manufactures as well as publishing to multiple outlets. This combined with a desire to expand my skills, as well as some knucklehead journalist calling trucks “uncivilized” on a prominent podcast, have driven me to finally do something I’ve been thinking about for years. I’m very pleased to announce the launch of!!!

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This site will house all my work including posts on and I still plan to work on both of these sites and all stories will be posted on them FIRST. I’ll then republish them on Pickup Truck Talk. Thank YOU readers for your support over the years as I have grown into the journalist I am today.

Toyota/Lexus News for September 2, 2016

Here is your weekly update on Toyota/Lexus news.

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August 2016 Truck Sales – Mid-Size Again Dominates

In the land of full-size trucks, the mid-size market continues to prove critics and diehards wrong. While many wonder why people spend the same money for a smaller truck, the sales results tell the story. Mid-size trucks are simply hot right now.

August 2016 U.S. Truck Sales

Sales slowed for both Toyota truck products in August meaning many trucks like this one from Ashland Toyota Scion sat around in showrooms.

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6 Questions For Toyota’s “The Truck Whisperer” Mike Sweers

As I left Toyota’s Chief Engineer Mike Sweers house in Michigan, I received the following press release from Toyota about their “truck whisperer.” Sweers is one of the smartest guys I know and here is some good insight into what makes a truck chief engineer.

6 Questions For Toyota's "The Truck Whisperer" Mike Sweers

Mike Sweers (on the left) stands next to the new 2017 Toyota Tacoma along with Toyota’s Bill Fay.

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Nikola One – Hydrogen Powered Big Rig Offers Glimpse Into The Future

A new hydrogen powered class 8 truck (aka big rig) from Nikola Motor Company offers a glimpse into the future of all trucks. With excellent power and range, the Nikola One shows how automakers could use hydrogen to power pickup trucks and large SUVs.

Nikola One

The Nikola One is powered by a hydrogen fuel cell. The drivetrain has more power than anything on the road, 1200 miles of range, and gets up to 20mpg.

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