TRUCKMAKERS NEWS * USA
* Truck Wars: Detroit makers battle out in industry’s most profitable market segment. Asians largely sitting on the sidelines
(Photo: Ford teases its next-generation F-Series pickup with the big Atlas Concept truck)
Detroit,MICH,USA -The Detroit Bureau, by Paul A. Eisenstein -Jan.22, 2013: -- American motorists will have to wait a couple more years before they can get their hands on the next-generation Ford F-Series pickup. But that didn’t matter much to Wall Street, investors driving up the maker’s stock following the unexpected unveiling of the maker’s Atlas Concept truck at the North American International Auto Show... The F-Series has dominated the huge pickup segment for 36 years running. But it’s got a tough fight ahead if Ford hopes to maintain that lead. General Motors used the Detroit Auto Show to reveal its next-generation Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra full-size trucks. And during the show’s opening ceremonies, the new 2013 Ram 1500 was named North American Truck of the Year by a panel of 50 U.S. and Canadian journalists...
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